1,500 CCTV cameras to get installed in Aurangabad

Maharashtra government is planning to install 1,500 CCTV cameras in Aurangabad. Under the Smart City project, these cameras will be installed at 800 different squares of the city.

“With Aurangabad bagging a seat in the list of cities to be developed as smart cities across the country, the security and monitoring apparatus have received a boost. We are set to get 1,500 CCTV cameras at 800 squares, apart from six drone cameras and a mobile surveillance van,” said Aurangabad’s Police Commissioner Amitesh Kumar in conversation with The Times of India.

“With CCTV cameras likely to become functional before the year ends, prevention, detection and conviction in crime cases will reach a new high,”

Aurangabad’s civic body Chief Omprakash Bakoria, Police Chief, Maharashtra’s IT director M Sankaranarayanan attended a video conference with the IT secretary V M Gautal at the divisional commissionerate recently where the usage of fibre optic cables and setting up Wi-Fi were discussed.

Representatives from a Singapore-based private company, which is going to implement this project, was also present in the meeting.

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