Integrated command control centre to come up at cost of Rs 95 crore in Karimnagar town

K M Dayashankar


It would have 85 automatic traffic controlling systems, 85 red-light violation cameras, automatic number plate recognition cameras

40 display boards and 10 environment sensors and 15 wi-fi spots

335 HD cameras would keep close surveillance of town


KARIMNAGAR: As part of the Smart City project, an Integrated command control centre (ICCC) is coming up at a cost of Rs 95 crore to monitor the movement of the people and the vehicles and ensure the safety of the people in Karimnagar town.

The ICCC would have 85 automatic traffic controlling systems, 85 red-light violation cameras, 174 automatic number plate recognition cameras, 85 vehicle detection cameras, 40 display boards, 40 public address systems, 10 environment sensors, 15 wi-fi spots etc.

Accordingly, Minister for Civil Supplies and BC Welfare Gangula Kamalakar had formally conducted ground-breaking ceremony for the ICCC works at Indira chowk (Telangana) in Karimnagar town on Wednesday (June 15). Speaking on the occasion, the Minister said that they would install 335 HD cameras for close surveillance of the town. The ICCC would come up on the Municipal Corporation office building for 24×7 monitoring of the town. They would take all measures to complete the works by August 15, 2022, he added.

He said that the automatic traffic signal systems would function as the movement of the vehicles on the road for smooth passage of all vehicles. The traffic signal violators would be getting e-challans with the automatic number-plate recognition cameras, he said that the display boards would be educating people about the importance of following the traffic rules and regulations and other government welfare scheme messages. The environment sensor boards would display the pollution levels, moisture content in the town.

The Minister also inaugurated a walking track measuring 1.7 kilometer distance at a cost of Rs 1 crore on the shores of the LMD reservoir for the benefit of the people of the town. Mayor Y Sunil Rao, Collector RV Karnan, Additional Collector Garima Agarwal, municipal Commissioner Sewa Islavath, municipal corporators and others were also present.


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