The Delhi government on Thursday floated tenders for putting in CCTV cameras, panic buttons and GPS in 5,000 Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and cluster buses.
State transport minister Kailash Gahlot termed the move as ‘a massive step forward’ in creating buses the ‘safest’ conveyance system within the country.
As per the request for proposal document, the initiative of putting in internet protocol primarily based CCTV cameras (three in every bus) can offer prompt integrated emergency services for security to all or any commuters.
To achieve this objective, information science primarily based cameras are going to be put in in 5,000 of DTC and cluster theme buses, the document aforementioned.
Each bus are going to be equipped with four panic buttons, GPS, and screens to telecast the output from cameras. The video enter real time will be accessed from any location as well as the bus depots and command centre of the transport department, a transport official aforementioned, adding that a pre-bid meeting are going to be command with interested parties on Nov twelve.
Also, a two-way sound system are going to be put in that might be used for communication between the busman and also the command centre as and once needed, the official aforementioned. The project, that is calculable to value around ₹ a hundred and forty crores, would be funded by the Central government’s ‘Nirbhaya Fund’. As a trial, the DTC had already put in CCTV cameras in two hundred buses.