CM orders to meet deadline of Peshawar Safe City project

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Staff Reporter

Peshawar

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has directed to meet the deadlines as envisaged in the Peshawar Safe City Project Plan further directing the Home department and Planning & Development department to actively coordinate and cooperate for the successful implementation of the plan. It is pertinent to mention here that the Chief Minister had directed to present a final plan for initiating work on the Safe City Project during the last meeting regarding the project.
While chairing the follow up meeting here Saturday the Chief Minister was informed that the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Integrated Command, Control & Communication Centre will be established adjacent to Police Station East and will focus on monitoring of Entry & Exit points, Public Gathering Spots, Government Buildings, Educational institutions, Hospitals, Crime Pockets, Religious Worship Places, Key Infrastructure Points, Important Road Crossings, High Value Places & Traffic Congestion Points.
As per the initial plan, the key public installations to be monitored include Government Offices, LEA Offices, Civil Secretariat, Courts, Railway Station, Bus Stations, Airport, Grid Stations, Telephone Exchanges, TV Stations, VVIP Security Points, Hotels, Worship Places, Important Educational Institutions, Shrines, Public Markets, Processions and Public Security Points.
A total of 940 sites have been identified in Peshawar where 3500 cameras will be installed including 2300 fixed cameras, 700 PTZ cameras and 500 Facial Recognition cameras. The Chief Minister was also informed that the preparation of PC-1, its approval from relevant forum, Pre Bidding Conference with interested firms and finalizing and floating of Pre Qualification documents will be finalized within the next six weeks.