The Jammu and Kashmir Police is going to install 3000 CCTV cameras in all 22 districts of the erstwhile state, Dainik Jhagran newspaper reported.
According to the report the police has tied up with Ernst and Young a United Kingdom-based consultant company.
This organization will visit all the locale and set up a report and hand it over to the police central command, wherein it will be informed that CCTV cameras are to be introduced.
“How high are the cameras to be introduced? What quality cameras are required and their activity will be given to the Jammu and Kashmir Police. Architects of the organization will visit the state in December so it can set up its report. Most extreme cameras are introduced in both the state capitals Jammu and Srinagar,” the Hindi paper report added.
Apart from this, cameras are also to be installed on the 300-kilometer long Jammu-Srinagar National Highway. A control room will be created at the district level to operate these cameras. In which police personnel will be deployed and will keep an eye on every activity happening on camera.
Under this ambitious project of Central Home Department, an amount of Rs 116 crores has been sanctioned for installation of three thousand CCTV cameras in the entire state.