HYDERABAD, Nov 11 (BNC Network) India’s first and the most integrated Telangana State Police Public Safety Integrated Operations Centre was today inaugurated at Gachibowli in the premises of Cyberabad Police Commissionerate.
KT Rama Rao, Telangana Minister for IT E & C, Municipal Administration & Urban Development, inaugurated the Rs 600 crore facility, a brain child of the Chief Minister K. Chandrashekhar Rao.
It is the facility where 15000 CCTVs are monitored at simultaneously.
Noting that the crime rate is coming down, Rao said cybercrimes are, however, on the rise. Offenders are choosing internet calling to avoid getting caught. Rama Rao asked DGP and all police leadership to train Police as Cyber Warriors, he said and called for skilling and reskilling to check cyber crimes.
Home Minister Mahmood Ali said TS Police is India’s number 1 police. They are role models to many. They are always in the forefront in embracing Technology. Their novel initiatives are being replicated elsewhere. He complimented police for all their good work. For every 1,000 people living in the city there are 30 CCTVs are installed, he said.
Telangana Director General of Police M. Mahender Reddy said the Hyderabad Safe and Smart City Project is conceived with an objective for citizen friendly, holistic, integrated and responsive CCTV based surveillance system for the cities of Hyderabad, Cyberabad and Rachakonda and to transform the traffic system from today’s technology into a safer, more efficient and demonstrable for the future. The project is aligned with vision of the Telangana police.
The new facility is developed using distributive technologies such as Scalable Video Platform, Big-Data Driven Insights & Scalable Data Lake, Computer Vision & Facial Recognition, IoT Integration & Data Correlation, Machine Learning—Recommendation Engine, Geo-spatial Analytics and Cyber Security.
A survey has shown that Hyderabad has 65% of total CCTVs set up in the country. The city has 5 lakh CCTVs. Which serve as deterrent for offenders. In fact, the CM has mandated for ten lakh CCTVs. I am sure, police are on the job.