Union minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir today inaugurated Rs 1.57 crore worth CCTV project along the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border. The project has been sponsored by the Members of Parliament Local Area Development (MPLAD) fund of BJP's east Delhi MP Maheish Girri.
It involves installation of 32 CCTV cameras along the areas under his constituency, bordering Uttar Pradesh. Ahir lauded Girri's initiative, while stressing the need for safety of women, children and elderly. "The network of the CCTV cameras under the project covers a radius of 10 kms under Vivek Vihar and Mayur Vihar police stations," the BJP MP said in a statement. The CCTV cameras have been installed on Chaudhary Charan Singh Marg and Delhi Noida Link Road. Control rooms have been set up in Vivek Vihar and Mayur Vihar police stations to examine movement of suspected elements across the border, it said. Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik, other senior police officers and BJP MLA O P Sharma were also present on the ocassion.
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