Night vision cameras to be installed on Goa beaches

Last Updated: Jul 25, 2011, 16:13 PM IST

Panaji: More than 30 beaches in Goa will now have night vision camera that would keep an eye on the happenings on the shore in the dark hours, a senior tourism official said.

Director Tourism Swapnil Naik said that these cameras will have infra-red technology which will capture images even in the low light.

Naik said CCTV cameras would also be installed at state’s famous religious places, which are frequently visited by the visitors.

Goa attracts 24 lakh tourists annually, of which fou lakh are foreigners.

Naik said that the move to install cameras was the part of infrastructure development programme, which aims to make the beaches safer.

Famous beaches like Calangute, Baga, Colva, Arambol would be initially covered under the scheme.

The state tourism department has already invited tenders for setting up of this system.

PTI