Patiala civic body to install 200 CCTV cameras for women’s safety
These cameras will be installed near universities, shopping complexes, colleges and places frequented by women. As much as ₹7.45 crores will be spent on the project, of which the center will contribute 60% of the total funds and the state 40%
With the installation of 200 CCTV cameras, the Municipality of Patiala is preparing to set up the surveillance network for the safety of women.
At the General House on Tuesday, Mayor Sanjeev Sharma Bittu said the initiative was part of the Punjab Urban Local Bodies Monitoring Grid Project.
“These cameras will be installed near universities, shopping complexes, colleges and places frequented by women. As much as ₹7.45 crores will be spent on the project, of which the center will contribute 60% of the total funds and the state 40%,” he said.
He added that Patiala is among the 35 urban local authorities to be covered in the first phase.
Other decisions taken at the meeting included the proposal to extend the jurisdiction of the Patiala MC, to take over settlements developed by other development agencies under its jurisdiction, and to take over development work carried out by the Improvement Trust .
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