Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
09-March-2011 19:25 IST
206 CCTV Cameras Installed by Delhi Police
A total of 206 close circuit cameras have been installed at various places in the NCT of Delhi by the Delhi police. Besides, 59 market places and 27 border check posts have been identified by the Delhi Police for the installation of CCTV Surveillance Systems. Pilot projects at Vasant Vihar Complex and Ghazipur Check post have already been completed wherein 56 CCTV Cameras have been installed. In the first phase, installation of 1045 CCTV cameras at 29 diferent locations in NCT of Delhi through M/s Electronics Corporation of India Ltd. Is under process.

CCTVs installed at various locations are being monitored by police stations/units concerned.

Out of the 206 close circuit cameras, 98 cameras are not in working condition due to various technical reasons. Delhi Police has taken necessary steps to get the cameras repaired.

This was stated by the Minister of State in the Ministry of Home Affairs, Shri Mullappally Ramachandran in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.