Hyderabad: The State government will establish command and control centres in all district headquarters which will be connected to the Central Command and Control Centre proposed to come up in Hyderabad for supervision.
Announcing this in the Assembly during Question Hour, Home Minister Nayini Narasimha Reddy said the Central Command and Control Centre in Hyderabad will be ready by December next.
Explaining various measures taken by the State government for strengthening and modernisation of the Police Department in the State, Narasimha Reddy said the department was procuring new vehicles, implementing city-wide CCTV System project in Hyderabad, Integrated Traffic Management System in Hyderabad, cashless payments of traffic challans, body-worn cameras for frontline officers for transparency, formed She Teams and Bharosa Centres for women, among other measures.
“For modernisation of police stations and construction of new police stations, the State government has sanctioned Rs 1,000 crore,” he said. “The Command and Control Centre in Hyderabad will be constructed with about Rs 350 crore. The structural works have already commenced and two towers being constructed are in various stages of progress. A helipad also is being constructed atop one of the towers,” he added. He said that the Command and Control Centre will be used by other departments for disaster response, mass gatherings and other such events and incidents.