Railways to use Nirbhaya Fund for CCTVs at 900 stations

Railways to use Nirbhaya Fund for CCTVs at 900 stations

The Indian Railways will install CCTV cameras at more than 900 stations under the Nirbhaya Fund at an approved cost of Rs 500 crore to strengthen security at railway premises. The Railways plans to cover all Indian stations under the CCTV system in a phased manner. There are 7,500-odd railway stations, of which currently 344 stations are already equipped with CCTVs.

Apart from installing CCTV cameras, money from the fund will also be used to strengthen the Railways’ security control room. The project envisages the installation of cameras at platforms and waiting areas, while RPF personnel in control rooms will monitor the footage constantly. The station master will also be given access to monitor CCTV footage as part of the project being undertaken by the public transporter, an official said. Read More…

 

Credit By : Dna India

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