Sunday, May 21, 2017

225 CCTVs used in Yangon to monitor security, traffic violations

May 20, 2017
Yangon Region government said CCTVs (closed-circuit television) have been installed at 140 traffic lights to improve security and to monitor traffic violations.

So far, 225 CCTVs have been installed at back alleys and crowded areas in townships including South Okkalapa, Thingangyun, Hline, Bahan, Dagon Myothit (East), Kyimyindine and Shwepyitha and were monitored from respective police stations and General Administrative Department offices.
Ks 250 million from government fund was used in installing CCTVs in 25 townships and setup control rooms in the respective police stations.

An additional 288 CCTVs were installed at 140 out of a total 154 traffic light points in Yangon and starting from 15 May Yangon region police force personnel are monitoring it from the Control Center at People’s Park in Dagon Township.

Installation of CCTVs at traffic light points was started in 2016 February at the total cost of Ks 18.93 billion. Installing of CCTVs will be continued at the remaining 14 traffic light points and 60 CCTVs will be installed at 20 inspection gates, 30 no parking areas and 30 heavy traffic areas.
Zaw Gyi

Ref; The Global New Light of Myanmar

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