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    UP invites bids to set up Rs 18-cr CCTV network at Ram Temple complex

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    Yogi Adityanath plans to put up a new high-end CCTV surveillance network at the am Janambhoomi Complex in next three months. The state government invited bids on Thursday for the big project that will see hundreds of CCTVs coming up to cover the entire area.

    ANI
    New Delhi: The Yogi Adityanath government will put in place a new high-end CCTV surveillance network at the cost of Rs 18 crore at the 67.7-acre Ram Janambhoomi Complex.

    The state government invited bids on Thursday for the big project that will see hundreds of CCTVs coming up to cover the entire area. The state home department wants the surveillance system to be put in place in the next three months.

    The work will be awarded by the end of next month. The construction of the temple may begin with a symbolic ceremony on April 2, which is also Ram Navami.

    The government has decided to hand over the entire 67.7 acre acquired complex to the new ‘Shri Ram Janmbhoomi Teerth Kshetra” trust for the construction of a temple, parking, amenities for pilgrims, arrangements for parikrama, kitchens, gaushalas, exhibitions, museums and resting places.

    The construction will be carried out under high security cover of the existing force at the site – the CRPF and UP Police PAC, and the CCTV system will act as an important aid. The UP Rajkiya Nirman Nigam will oversee the project for the on behalf of the state government.

    A command and control room with video walls, which can monitor 50 screens simultaneously, will be set up in the ‘red zone’ of the complex where live feed of the CCTVs will be monitored 24/7.

    The CCTV system will come equipped with a face recognition system and access to criminal repositories, generate alarms if any camera is tampered or obstructed with and will be synchronised with a public address system to raise any alarms.

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