KTR, Mahmood Ali direct officials to install CCTV cameras across city

TFP/ Syed Sufwan Mohiuddin
Hyderabad, Oct 5: With lifting of lockdown restrictions, the Telangana Government is taking all the necessary steps towards making Hyderabad a safer city.

As part of the same, Home Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali and Municipal Administration and Urban Development (MA&UD) Minister KT Rama Rao on Monday conducted a meeting with all the Police Commissionerates and Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) department.

The two reviewed the progress in installation of CCTVs in the city and made various proposals towards the safety of its citizens. Telangana DGP Mahender Reddy and GHMC Mayor Bonthu Rammohan also participated in the meeting.

Speaking in the review meeting, Minister KT Rama Rao instructed the MA&UD Department to coordinate with the Police Department to ensure that all commercial complexes, gated communities, malls, IT Parks, parks, shelter homes, govt hospitals, bus terminals, and markets in the city, install CC Cameras mandatorily.

Minister KTR instructed officials to work closely with various government departments, public sector undertakings, residential welfare associations to install CCTV cameras where required.

Minister KTR reminded that Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao has given highest priority to citizen safety and has initiated several measures to beef up security in the state.

Both the Ministers have stated that due to the concerted efforts of the State Police Department, there is a considerable improvement in the Law & Order situation in Hyderabad City.

DGP Mahender Reddy informed the meeting that installation of large numbers of CCTVs in the city has helped reduce certain types of crimes and has also proved helpful in solving crimes and nabbing criminals.

MAUD Principal Secretary Arvind Kumar, GHMC Commissioner Lokesh Kumar, Hyderabad, Cyberabad, Rachakonda Police Commissioners and officials from MA&UD and Police Departments also participated in the meeting.

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