New Delhi, (PTI) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Monday said the installation of CCTV cameras has started across the city and asserted that safety and security of Delhiites, especially women is “most important” for his government.
As per the government’s plan, around three lakh CCTV cameras will be installed in Delhi as part of a project to boost security in the city.
The Arvind Kejriwal-led government has already begun work on the installation of 1.4 lakh CCTV cameras.
“Safety and security of our citizen’s esp women is most imp for us. I am glad that CCTV cameras are finally being installed all across the city in such a big way. Cooperation, support, and participation of citizens have made it happen (sic),” Kejriwal tweeted.
In every assembly constituency, 2,000 CCTV cameras are being installed.
Last month, Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, Labour Minister Gopal Rai, and Urban Development Minister Satyendar Jain had launched CCTV camera project in their respective constituencies.
At an event in his Patparganj constituency on June 23, Sisodia had said about three lakh CCTV cameras would be installed in the national capital as part of a project to boost security.