4000 CCTV cameras to be installed in Rawalpindi

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The district administration is finalizing a plan to install 4,000 closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras under the Rawalpindi Safe City Project on the roads to monitor all the city areas.

According to a Commissioner Office spokesman, Commissioner SaqibManan had chaired a meeting to review progress on the said project. He was informed that in order to boost surveillance and keep a vigilant eye on criminal activities in Rawalpindi, the Punjab government had decided to enter into an agreement with the Safe City Authority to install CCTV cameras in the city.

The meeting was informed that 950 locations had been identified in Rawalpindi where around 4,000 cameras would be installed to monitor the city. These CCTV cameras would work under an integrated system which would help control crime and improve law and order situation in the city, he added. The project would help the police and the local administration in traffic signal management besides vehicle surveillance and tracking.