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Video surveillance to step up security in Rajasthan

The centres will help monitor the overall assets and round-the-clock activities.

By: Express News Service | Jaipur |
July 19, 2016 12:45:36 am
rajasthan, rajasthan surveillance, information technology communication department, cctv cameras jaipur, cctv camera rajasthan, india news As many as 1,000 CCTV cameras will be installed in Jaipur. (Representational)

The Rajasthan government will set up a command and control centre with video surveillance in seven districts to provide safety, security and timely assistance during emergencies.

An initiative of the state’s Information Technology and Communication department, the Surveillance and Incident Response Project has been undertaken by RajComp Info Services Ltd.

According to the draft documented by the department, the control centre will include a video surveillance room, ‘dial 100’ control room and forensic investigation room. The control centres will be operated by the state police department.

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The centres will help monitor the overall assets and round-the-clock activities.

As many as 1,000 CCTV cameras will be installed in Jaipur, and 800 each in Ajmer, Jodhpur, Kota, Bikaner, Bharatpur and Udaipur. All public places, including railway stations, airports and malls, will have these cameras and the footage will be stored for 15 days.

The network surveillance and technical staff will be available round-the-clock to ensure high functionality.

It will help to detect, prevent and deal with criminal activities through video monitoring of suspicious people, vehicles and objects.

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