In a bid to ensure the safety of people and attract more tourists, the Tripura government is putting up 464 CCTV cameras across the region.
The Agartala Smart City Mission (ASCM) is installing CCTV cameras to keep tabs on the movement of people and happenings across the city.
“In addition to 464 CCTV cameras, 81 cameras would be installed to track the vehicles violating traffic rules on city roads. Altogether, 43 machines will be installed for identification of vehicles’ number plates,” an official from ASCM said.
The department will also install 22 integrated traffic system and smart pool sensors in six places to measure environmental pollution. Three machines have already been installed in different areas across the city.
A meeting of the advisory committee for Agartala Smart City Mission on Wednesday reviewed the work progress on the Smart City Project.
So far, a total of 23 works have been completed till date amounting to Rs 16.50 crore spends. In addition to these, 21 works are in progress which will cost Rs 233.83 crore and tenders for 18 works amounting to Rs 191.91 crore are awaited.
A total of Rs 84 crore had been spent on various works under the Smart City Mission and utilisation certificates (UCs) of Rs 76 crore had been sent to the Central Government from this mission.
The Master System Integrator with all modern facilities is ready to be inaugurated. The state government has expressed interest to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for inaugurating of the project. Once the Prime Minister’s office gives a go ahead, the inauguration day of this project will be finalised.