With the help of the citywide smart surveillance systems via CCTV cameras which were operational since 2018, a total of 5,26,084 challans were issued by Gurugram Police and fines of Rs 93 crore were imposed, against which fines of Rs 6 crore were recovered, i.e. 6.27%.
Apart from this, the Gurugram Police send challans for fines of up to Rs.3 crore every month to commuters who violate traffic rules. Chief Secretary of Haryana Sanjeev Kaushal discussed about it the citywide smart surveillance system via CCTV cameras in Gurugram and various other cities in the state including Faridabad and Karnal . The meeting was held via video conference from Chandigarh.
During the review, the Chief Executive Officer of Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA), Sudhir Rajpal, informed that in the first phase, a holistic and integrated CCTV system has been implemented in the area of GMDA comprising the 115 sectors of Gurugram and Manesar.
Under this system, around 1,200 CCTV cameras have been installed at 222 sites, through which security and surveillance are maintained on major roads and sensitive locations. Of these, 191 locations are in Gurugram while 31 locations are in Manesar region.
These installed CCTV cameras are equipped with Automatic License Plate Recognition (ANPR) and Red Light Violation Detection (RLVD) systems.
These cameras are able to read vehicle license plates and detect riders at red lights.
He said that in addition to improving traffic management, it is useful in the fight against crime.
He said that the registration number of stolen vehicles and the photos of criminals wanted by the police are entered into this system, which helps to find them.
Apart from this, these cameras also prove useful in monitoring Gurugram Mahanagar City Bus Limited (GMCBL) city buses, water supply, drainage, waterlogging, property tax and environmental and pollution issues.