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Ahir inaugurates CCTV project along Delhi-UP border

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Union minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir today inaugurated Rs 1.57 crore worth CCTV project along the Delhi-border.

The project has been sponsored by the Members of Local Area Development (MPLAD) fund of BJP's east MP Maheish Girri. It involves installation of 32 CCTV cameras along the areas under his constituency, bordering

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 MP said in a statement.

The CCTV cameras have been installed on Chaudhary Marg and 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.

Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik, other senior police officers and O P Sharma were also present on the ocassion.

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First Published: Wed, September 13 2017. 21:22 IST