Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has directed to complete the formulation of plan for initiating work on the Peshawar Safe City Project within three days intimating that no further delay in the materialization of the project will be entertained. While chairing a high level meeting regarding Peshawar Safe City Project, Mahmood Khan stated that the project will prove to be a milestone towards effective e-governance which will be extended to divisional headquarters after its completion in the provincial capital.
The project will be based on four major components including Integrated Emergency Response System, Integrated Intelligent Counter Surveillance System, Intelligent Traffic Management System and Electronic Evidence Management System. Chief Minister stated that the project will help in establishing a centralized mechanism through which the government will monitor everything happening in Peshawar i.e monitoring of elections, natural disasters, terrorism related incidents, traffic situation, Muharram processions, VIP visits, rallies, markets etc under one roof.
According to details, under the Integrated Emergency Response System, emergency call centre will be established for citizens which will be responsible for prompt response on emergency calls & coordination with concerned quarters such as Rescue 1122, Fire Brigade, Police Station, District Administration etc. Under the Integrated Intelligent Counter Surveillance System, IPNV cameras will be installed throughout the city including vehicular cameras for surveillance of the entire city & collection of evidence which, after completion of codal formalities, will be acceptable in courts.
The intelligent Traffic Management System will help in real time monitoring of traffic in the city through installed cameras which will monitor traffic violations, illegal vehicles and taking of prompt response including issuance of e-challans.