On Monday M. Mahendar Reddy who is a Commissioner of Police said to reporters that in further Hyderabad is will be having a tight security of international-standard surveillance with the installation of 10,000 closed circuit television cameras.
After seeing the latest bomb blasts in Bangalore, the city also need cameras which will be installed at a cost of Rs.600 crore. If the CCTV project succeeds in completion, it will be the biggest of its kind to be taken up anywhere in India; will be launched in the new year.
The police chief said that “It may take one or two years to complete the project. We will bring in phases 50 to 90 percent of the area under surveillance. The capacity of this technology to deter and detect crime is huge”.
“If an anti-social element enters an area and commits any crime, his images will be captured on CCTV cameras. We will have a database of such elements. If the same person again enters any area, we will get an alert through the server and he will be caught immediately thereby preventing the crime,” he said.
“This will be like what we see in developed countries. We can use the manpower efficiently for intelligence gathering, crime prevention and other tasks,” he added.