Chandigarh: To strengthen its surveillance
system, the Haryana government will modernise and enhance its
intelligence gathering capability in eight cities, including
Gurgaon, Faridabad and Rohtak, and also install 5,000 cameras
at major road junctions and shopping malls.
Under the surveillance system, 5,000 cameras will be
installed at major road junctions, Uttar Pradesh-Haryana
border, shopping malls and crowded places, an official
spokesman said heer today.
A fiber-net would also be laid in Gurgaon and Faridabad to
install surveillance system to enhance the security at
shopping malls, main market, major traffic points and escape
routes in the two cities.
The surveillance system will have the capability to give
warning about unidentified objects in the shopping malls and
The system would also include advance traffic regulation
system, face recognition system and automatic number plates
reading system to track the wanted vehicles and movements of
criminals in the two cities.
The system would also be used to monitor violent mob
activities, regulation of big public meetings and safe and
secure movement of VIPs.
The system would become functional within next six months
and would provide an effective mechanism for handling
sensitive law and order situation.
The modernisation plan of the Haryana police force for the
year 2011-12 of about Rs 88 crore was also approved by the
State Level Empowered Committee for onward submission to the
Union Ministry of Home Affairs.
The plan includes construction of buildings, mobility,
telecom, law and order traffic equipment, FSL equipment,
modern weapons and other security equipments and training.