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New Delhi: The Delhi government has begun purchasing CCTV cameras for all buses operated by Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC)
Under the cluster scheme.
On June, the Delhi cabinet approved the Ministry of Transport's proposal to authorize DTC to tender and sign an agreement to install CCTV cameras on 6,350 DTC and cluster buses, using the Nirbhaya fund provided by the central government.
The project is expected to cost about Rs 140.
The department has now tendered to hire a consulting firm that will help procure, install and monitor CCTV cameras on buses.
The decision aims to provide safer public transport for women.
Except for CCTV cameras, panic buttons are installed in all DTC and cluster buses.
Each bus will have three cameras installed, except for a screen that will be fed by a television broadcast camera.
The department recommends real-time access and viewing of video files from any location of a particular camera in a bus that generates alerts via the panic button.
The department plans to purchase state-of-the-
Fixed or art camera with pantilt-Zoom capability.
It also plans to have a sturdy and durable camera to prevent damage.
As part of the agreement with the consultant, the installation and maintenance of the camera will last for five years.
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