High end CCTV cameras with additional facilities would be setup on National Highway 9 and Delhi-Meerut Expresway after the initiatiation of the Ghaziabad Police.
The Ghaziabad Police had roped in National Highway Authority of India (NHAI) and identified several areas on the expressway and NH9 that need to be covered under the lens of the CCTV cameras.
The officials said that in the stretch from Dasna to Bhojpur, thirteen different locations have been identified to install cameras.
These include 36 video incident detection system (VIDS) cameras, 22 automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) cameras, and two pan-tilt-zoom (PTZ) cameras at Rasulpur Plaza. The VIDS cameras will be particularly helpful in finding stolen vehicles. People and vehicles fleeing after snatching can also be caught this way, officials added.
The PTZ cameras are capable of changing the angle and direction they are observing that leaves no patches uncovered in the cameras.
In the area between Dasna and UP Gate, 27 places have been identified to install 54VIDS, 108 ANPR, and 14 PTZ cameras. These are also to be installed at all entry and exit gates as well as underpasses of NH-9 and the expressway.
The cameras are also going to aid the traffic police in catching the traffic violations from wrong side driving to speeding, parking to accidents on roads. The speeding drivers and those without helmets on two-wheelers will also be penalised, officials added.