Delhi transport minister critiques set up of security options in DTC and cluster buses, Auto Information, Automobilnews
New Delhi: Delhi Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot on Thursday inspected the set up of security options like CCTV cameras, automated car locator (AVL) system and panic button in DTC and cluster buses. The minister, at Rajghat depot, additionally inspected the functioning of the command and management centre. “We are attempting to deliver into focus extra petty and unnoticed crimes confronted by girls commuters within the buses,” he stated. The AAP authorities had earlier introduced that it’ll improve a fleet of round 5,500 Delhi Transport Company (DTC) and cluster buses with IP based mostly CCTV surveillance cameras, panic button and GPS to make sure the security of passengers.
The undertaking will cowl solely previous buses as new ones are geared up with these options.
The set up work is being executed by Telecommunications Consultants India Restricted and is predicted to be accomplished by November, a authorities assertion stated. The buses are being fitted with 3 IP cameras, mNVR (mid-tier networking vehicular radio) built-in with GPS machine, 10 panic buttons, a show for the driving force, hooter, strobe and two items of two-way audio communication machine, one every for driver and conductor, it stated.
The panic buttons, when pressed by a passenger, driver or conductor in case of any emergency, will ship in real-time an alert to the command and management centre.
The operator on the command centre will filter the alerts and ahead them to respective businesses akin to police, fireplace division or ambulance service with GPS coordinates of the bus. Commonplace working procedures (SOPs) outlined for varied alerts eventualities will likely be adopted, the assertion stated.
SMS and electronic mail alerts may also be despatched to authorities involved on the time of emergency in synchronisation to those panic alerts, it said.
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