Ministry of Home Affairs

Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah launches Safe City Projects in Bengaluru, Karnataka today


Shri Amit Shah flags off Mobile Command and Control Centre and new fleet of 112 vehicles in Bengaluru

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi envisaged the Bangalore Safe City Project, this project will equip the police with technology to meet the challenges of future

The government under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is giving a new dimension to the policing of the entire country in a phased manner through the Safe City Project

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has always insisted that technology should be used with sensitivity and technology should reach to the poorest of the poor

The Police Technology Mission launched by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is working with a holistic approach, this initiative will  be helpful in making India's police the best police force in the world at the time of the centenary of independence

Police should be fit and sensitive, only then it can serve the people because the sense of service comes from sensitivity

The Safe City project is being implemented on a trial basis in 8 cities, central government has decided to provide Rs, 2,840 crore for this project

In this first phase, Rs. 667 crores have been spent, about 4,100 surveillance cameras have been installed and the most modern command centre with 8 drones equipped with cameras has been set up in Bengaluru

Shri Modi’s Safe City project is a completely Make in India project, the technology used for this is not only excellent but also 100 percent indigenous

30 security grids have been prepared, which will immediately connect the victim to the control room

Reach and Speed both are challenges in front of the police in urban areas, that's why it is the goal of the government led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to strengthen policing with Preventive and Proactive Approach

Government under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has worked for realtime reporting of cyber crimes, setting up a national network of forensic laboratories, finding solutions to challenges through hackathons, ensuring cyber hygiene and spreading cyber awareness to every youth

Before the government led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, no government has ever taken so many initiatives to meet the challenges of internal security

Government has created a Cyber Crime Coordination Center (I4C) under which 7 platforms have been launched, which works in coordination with each other

Many good initiatives have been taken in the field of law and order after Shri Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister

Posted On: 03 MAR 2023 11:45PM by PIB Delhi

Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah launched Safe City Projects in Bengaluru, Karnataka today.

Shri Amit Shah flagged off Mobile Command and Control Centre and new fleet of 112 vehicles in Bengaluru. Several dignitaries, including the Chief Minister of Karnataka Shri Basavaraj Bommai, were present on the occasion.

In his address, Shri Amit Shah said that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi envisaged the Bangalore Safe City Project, and this project will equip the police with technology to meet the challenges of future. He added that the government under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is giving a new dimension to the policing of the entire country in a phased manner through the Safe City Project.

Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation said that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has always insisted that technology should be used with sensitivity and technology should reach to the poorest of the poor. Police should be fit and sensitive, only then it can serve the people because the sense of service comes from sensitivity. He said that the Police Technology Mission launched by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi is working with a holistic approach, and this initiative will be helpful in making India's police the best police force in the world at the time of the centenary of independence.

Shri Amit Shah said that the Safe City project is being implemented on a trial basis in 8 cities, and central government has decided to provide Rs. 2,840 crore for this project. He said that in this first phase, Rs 667 crores have been spent, about 4,100 surveillance cameras have been installed and the most modern command centre with 8 drones equipped with cameras has been set up in Bengaluru. He added that Shri Modi’s Safe City project is a completely Make in India project, as the technology used for this is not only excellent but also 100 percent indigenous. Shri Shah informed that 30 security grids have been prepared in Bengaluru, which will immediately connect the victim to the control room.

Union Home Minister said that Reach and Speed both are challenges in front of the police in urban areas, and that's why it is the goal of the government led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to strengthen policing with Preventive and Proactive Approach. He said that the government under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has worked for real-time reporting of cyber-crimes, setting up a national network of forensic laboratories, finding solutions to challenges through hackathons, ensuring cyber hygiene and spreading cyber awareness to every youth. He added that before the government led by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, no government has ever taken so many initiatives to meet the challenges of internal security and many good initiatives have been taken in the field of law and order after Shri Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister.

Shri Amit Shah said that the Government has created Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Center (I4C) under which 7 platforms have been launched, which work in coordination with each other. This system includes e-police, e-court, e-prison, e-forensic and e-prosecution. He said that ‘e-forensic’ application has been implemented in 117 forensic labs of the country, 1300 jails have been connected with ‘e-prison’ and trial run of ‘e-prosecution’ has started in 751 districts of the country. Apart from this, to strengthen ICJS, data exchange, single point data entry security, online and paperless information exchange will start in the second phase on which the government under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will spend Rs 3500 crore. Shri Shah said that in the system launched by the name of ‘NAFIS’, fingerprints of criminals taken across the country are stored with NCRB and it has more than 1 crore records available so far and it has a data storage capacity of more than 300 crores. He said that till January 31, 2022, Karnataka has apprehended 5300 criminals by using ‘NAFIS’ 5829 times. Shri Shah said that the ‘1930’ helpline has been opened for cyber fraud, and the Center for Missing and Exploited Children has also been of great use. Apart from this CFSL, Hyderabad has been dedicated to the nation, National Forensic Science University has also been formed and all these facilities have started in the last 2-3 years.

 

The Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation said that the government under the leadership of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has banned PFI and now no one can disturb the peace in Karnataka. Talking about the development of infrastructure, he said that the Bengaluru Metro has been constructed up to 53 kilometers at a cost of Rs 13,000 crore and by next year it will be 100 kilometers. Apart from this, Rs 15,800 crore have been allocated for Bengaluru Suburban Rail and Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has promised the people of Bengaluru to complete this project in 40 months which was pending for 40 years.

Shri Amit Shah said that out of more than 100 unicorn start-ups in the country, 40 are in Bengaluru alone, with a net worth of over a billion dollars. He said that Bengaluru's share in the space sector is 25 percent and now Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has also opened the space sector to the private sector. Apart from this, Karnataka ranks first in the country in attracting FDI with an investment of 2.72 thousand crores and Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has also made the country self-reliant in the field of defense manufacturing.

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