Pune city to get around 1,500 new CCTV cameras; traffic plan for 25-30 years to be made soon
Pune Police Commissioner Amitabh Gupta said that the CCTV setup of 1,500 cameras will be installed in the city
Pune: Affirming the safety of Punekars as the first priority, Pune Police Commissioner Amitabh Gupta said that the CCTV setup of 1,500 cameras will be installed at different parts of the city.
Speaking to the media on Thursday the commissioner said, “People should feel safe after leaving their home. Soon the plan of installing 1500 CCTV cameras will be installed at important chowks and major roads of the city. The plan will be implemented soon.”
“This will help strengthen law and order. Few of the previously damaged CCTV cameras at important places would be repaired too. The emphasis will be on upgrading all the CCTVs in the city. A proposal to install new CCTV cameras will be prepared in eight days. It will be implemented immediately thereafter,” he added.
He also informed about the restructuring of jurisdictions of police stations. The population of the city is on the rise as well as population is increasing in outskirts of the city. Thus, the jurisdiction of police stations will have to be restructured in the near future. For this, the previously constituted Deputy Commissioner (Zonal) offices will have to get the approval of the State Government. The proposal will be prepared and sent to the office of the Director General of Police. After their approval, new surveys will be conducted and zones with police stations will be created. The emphasis will be laid on restructuring of Hadapsar and Chaturshringi police stations in particular.
The chief also told about the traffic situation in the city and stated a plan for the next 25 to 30 years would be made, keeping in mind specific needs of the city. He added that Intelligent Traffic Management System (ITMS) will be implemented here.