CCTVs made mandatory in guest houses approved for CWG

Last Updated: Friday, May 7, 2010 - 15:10

New Delhi: To ensure foolproof security during the Commonwealth Games, close circuit televisions (CCTVs) have been made mandatory in approved guest houses
here, the government said on Friday.

"Efforts have been made to address the security concerns in the guidelines for approval of guest houses. CCTVs have been made mandatory in approved guest houses," Minister of State for Tourism Sultan Ahmed said in reply to a written question in Lok Sabha.

He said, under the guidelines, the requirement of guest houses is minimum six rooms and for "Bed & Breakfast Scheme" the minimum of one and maximum of six rooms.

The antecedents of the owners of the B&B establishments are also verified before granting approval, he said.

The ministry has also introduced guidelines for
setting up tented accommodation, he said.

PTI




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