10,000 CCTVs to be installedDecember 31, 2014 12:37
The Hyderabad Police Commissioner M. Mahendar Reddy said, 10,000 CCTV cameras will be installed across the city. This project will be the biggest of its kind anywhere in India and is expected to be launched in the new year. With a budget of Rs 600 crores, the project will be taken up and is expected to get complete in a year or two.
The police commissioner said, the main reason to take up such big project is to eradicate anti-social elements and make Hyderabad a better place to live. He further added that with the existing cctv camera available the police have solved 90 percent crime case in the last six project and the latest project will ensure in checking of crime and violation of traffic rules.
With the implementation of the project, the manforce will be reduced at traffic points and instead the manforce can be used for alternative initiatives like intelligence gathering, crime prevention and other tasks.