Hyderabad: Hyderabad Police Commissioner Anjani Kumar on Friday inaugurated 250 surveillance cameras under the Community CCTV project in the central region, with saying that there are around 3.70 lakh cameras covering the limits of all police stations in the city.
“CCTV cameras are also one of the reasons that Hyderabad is a safe city,” he said,according to an international survey, the city ranks 16th in the world in the installation of CCTV cameras.
Joint Commissioner of Police of Central Zone P. Vishwa Prasad said that the cameras were helping to provide security to the public and control crime.
Approximately 45 new areas have been identified for installation of cameras, taking into consideration the uncovered junctions and intersections and area.
Areas covered under this component of the Community CCTV project include Saifabad, Nampally, Ramgopalpet, Chikkadpally, Musheerabad, Gandhinagar, Abid Road and Narayanguda.
The network connectivity of all the 250 cameras with the Command Control Centre, Hyderabad Police Commissionerate has been completed.