Following incidents of terrorism in the otherwise peaceful area of Jammu and Kashmir, Director General of Police Dilbag Singh chaired a high-level meeting to review installation of CCTV surveillance systems across Jammu and Kashmir.
A police spokesman said on Tuesday that the CCTV system will help keep an eye on the ground situation.
ADGP Armed SJM Gillani, ADGP Headquarters PHQ MK Sinha, IGP Headquarters PHQ BS Tuti, DIG DKR Range Dr Sunil Gupta, DIG UR Range M Suliaman Choudhary, DIG Traffic J&K Shridhar Patil, AIsG (P&T) PHQ Gurinderpal Singh, CO IRP 15th Bn Mubassir Latifi, AIG (Tech) PHQ Manoj Kumar Pandit, SO to DIG JSK Range Rajinder Katoch, SP PCR Jammu Hafeezullah, representatives of M/s TICL, M/S E&Y, M/S ELKOSTA, other officers of PHQ were present at the meeting.
Speaking on the occasion, the DGP said that the aim of implementation of CCTV Surveillance System across J&K is to provide a safe and secure environment to the people and visitors of the Union Territory (UT). The system would help in instilling confidence in the citizens of being secured.
He further said that by this system they will be able to keep an eye on the ground 24X7. It will help in curbing the crime rate in the UT and will be useful in identification and nabbing of anti national elements and criminals with alerts generated by the system once commissioned.
When completed, it should be a state-of-the-art facility, and futuristic plans must be kept in mind as CCTV cameras numbers would continue to be added in future as per the needs.
The DGP stressed that day-to-day activities upon the project should be shared among the members to know the pace of the work. Quality of equipment and logistics to be used for the project must be monitored.
He impressed upon the officers to take all the necessary measures for completing the project in time, by meeting the deadlines. The System Integrated Project will work 24X7 and complete the project in the stipulated time.
He directed ADGP Armed to take regular meetings of the task force to monitor the implementation of the project closely.
Earlier, ADGP Armed Gillani briefed the DGP about various measures taken for the implementing the project work. There was a threadbare discussion on the different components of the projects, and valuable suggestions were exchanged.