PHDCCI suggests installation of CCTVs under Nirbhaya scheme


Srinagar April 16:(KNS)   PHDCCI Chairman Baldev Singh Raina on Saturday urged the administration that recent order of installation of CCTVs should be brought under Central Government funded Nirbhaya Scheme.

According to a statement issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), that the PHDCCI Kashmir Chair  Baldev Singh Raina welcomes the order of District Magistrate of installation of CCTVs in all market establishments of Srinagar, and he further impressed upon the administration for installation of robust CCTV surveillance System under Central Government funded Nirbhaya Scheme that is 100% funded for Union Territories through Home Ministry.

The surveillance system under this scheme has been implemented by various states in the country and It needs to  be ensured that the System installation of CCTV Surveillance system should be integrated and implemented through experienced central PSU’s  such as Electronics Corporation of India Limited (ECIL), Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), ITI Limited, Telecommunications Consultant India Limited (TCIL), Central Electronics Limited (CEL) and Broadcast Engineering Consultants India Limited (BECIL). The whole system of Surveillance should be operated under  a central command and control centre  where a specialised team of officials of J&K police will monitor the live feed round the clock.

 Baldev further said that a safe and secure city is a nicer and attractive place where people – residents and visitors – feel safe to live, work, travel and thrive. The J&K  environment is dynamic and complex, and  faces threats from rising incidents of crime, thefts and crime against womens and Children’s and natural calamities, accidents and law and order situations and in order to upgrade standards of safety and security in the Capital Cities of J&K with an objective to transform Srinagar  City into a Global secure City the Electronic Video Surveillance (CCTV) System is one of the cost effective and acts as a very successful deterrent to reduce/eliminate crime and it is vital to provide adequate protection to the citizens. The whole system of surveillance of City through CCTVs can be monitored and implemented in coordination with Srinagar Smart City Project that also carries components for Electronic surveillance system of City, Baldev added.(KNS)

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