A H Khan

2018-09-11 13:20:52 BdST

The 16,000 close circuit (CC) camera will be installed in the capital city.Dhaka City Digital Monitoring System

The 16 thausand close circuit (CC) camera will be installed in the capital city. The police project named 'Dhaka City Digital Monitoring System' will cost Tk 5 billion. If the project is implemented, the police can take all the pictures of the streets in the control room of the 14-storied building in Abdul Gani Road and take the plan. All the information you want to match in one click with a computer mouse. Any person who is uncertain in the capital will roam the alarm through fase detection. In KPI zone, if a person wishes to enter elsewhere without a specific location, alarm will sound. Audio and video conferencing can be done through a wireless set. As a result, any kind of crimes committed in the street and the criminals may be identified immediately and the action plan will be taken as soon as possible. After the consent of the Prime Minister, the feasibility of this project has been verified with the help of the finance, planning and home ministry, at the cost of Taka. The Ministry of Planning will take the next step after getting written recommendations from the Ministry of Home Affairs, sources said.
In this context, Additional DIG (Development) of the Police Headquarters said. Mozammel Haque told bdnews24.com that the nature and extent of the police changed. Technology dependence on the advanced world is now necessary. If all the roads of Dhaka are set up in the advanced technology CC cameras, then there will be useful evidence available in the investigation of many cases including improvement of law and order and traffic congestion. In this, gunshot integration system, call tracking, e-policing, detection of abandoned objects, all modern technologies, inspection, crime control, and police can follow the criminals.
According to the source, in 2015, under the green leaf of the Planning Commission's Annual Development Program, international tender was invited to verify the feasibility of the project with an allocation of one crore taka. The United Kingdom, South Africa, India, Malaysia, China, Singapore, South Korea and 16 foreign and foreign companies participate in it. After the selection of seven companies, Huasin Consulting Company of China was given the job. The University of Dhaka, BUET and the Police Specialist were also with the team.
Following the feasibility study, all the units of Dhaka Mahanagar Police (DMP), CID, RAB, SB, PBI, SPBN and coordination meetings were held in the meeting. After that 3 thousand 205 crime points, 335 traffic points, 41 important places, 110 check points were identified. 260 points are marked for traffic jam. For this, 16,246 cameras will be installed at a total of 4,124 spots. Of this, there will be 13 thousand 30 cameras for criminal investigations. The maximum 3,307 cameras will be in Gulshan area.
According to the source, according to the initial plan, all the footage will be 45 days and considering any importance any footage will be stored for one year. In addition to many footage, court directions will be accepted. The Global Information System (GIS) map will be operated by the police. For this, trained people on domestic and foreign software and hardware will do all the work. In addition to identifying criminal, offensive vehicles, sidewalk dustbins or manhole lid stolen scenes can also be seen.
The project costing Tk. 5 billion will be spent on the purchase of the camera and the related work will be Tk. 3,200 crores. Training and maintenance cost will be Tk. 1 billion and Tk. 8 billion will be spent on other related accessories. It will take two years to implement the whole project. Police Headquarters, RAB, SB, CID, DMP, PBI, Industrial Police, DB, CCTC, Fire Service Headquarters, City Building and all the Police stations will be under the control room outside the control room. There will be mobile command control center for the surrounding areas of Dhaka. There will be 50 cameras and technology in a microbus. To implement the project, police will take help of BRTC, BTCL, Summit Group, Fiber Optics, Power Division, City Corporation, RAJUK. They have already concluded a meeting with them. After the completion of the project in 2019, the project is yet to start but the work has not started yet. So the new target has been set to 2021.
According to the sources, a decade ago, the installation of CC cameras in the capital on the streets of the capital at a cost of 28 crores under the organization of Prostak International started an operation but it was not timeless. To say, 185 cameras installed on the road were damaged before the start of the work. However, control room, cars and appliances of Abdul Gani Road are still useful.
In fact, CC cameras are seen on many roads in Dhaka but they have not been centrally established. Monitoring of CC cameras by the Deputy Commissioners and Police Inspector of many zones and monitoring them from there.

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