TIRUPATI: The civic body in Tirupati decided to open a smart city command control centre, which will be simultaneously used by Police and RTC along with the municipal corporation. To monitor the city, the civic body decided to install about 2,500 CCTV cameras within the city limits under the smart city project. More than 1,200 CCTV cameras will be installed during the first phase of the project.
The municipal corporation is thinking of keeping the city clean with the help of the technology. The officials decided to monitor the roads and the streets of the city through these cameras. The official will identify the garbage dump on roads and will be cleared immediately after being noticed. Also action will be taken against the persons, who ever dumps the garbage on roads.
The officials are also planning to work from command control centre to notice the problems during the rainy seasons. The problems like drainage blocks, clearing the tree falling on roads, clearing the water from low lying areas etc. while the employees on roads will be monitored through the centre, to give required instructions based on the situation.
The officials has come to an idea to fix GPS for the vehicles, to ensure that the vehicles are not being deviated without the notice of the senior officers. While the police department and RTC will be utilising the command control centre. The police are already having a command control centre in Tirupati, while the new centre may be utilised for coordinating the issues that involves civic body.
Municipal commissioner, Mr C. Hari Kiran said, “We are planning to have a command control centre to ensure the security, cleanliness of the city. During the first phase, we will fix 1,200 CCTVs and 2,500 cameras will come up totally.”