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CM Devendra Fadnavis says Mumbai to get 6000 CCTVs by 2016

CM with NMTV mikeThe Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday declared that 6000 CCTVs across Mumbai within three phases will become operational by September 2016. Terming it as an extremely crucial project in the wake of 26/11 terror attack, Fadnavis signed an MoU of Rs 949 crore with engineering and construction major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) for bringing Mumbai under CCTV surveillance with an objective to upgrade the security and check the crime and terror activities.

The state government also has taken the decision to install CCTVs in selected cities namely Pune, Thane, Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nashik in the coming days. However, the priority is to expedite the CCTVs project entirely in all three phase in Mumbai and suburbs by September 2016.

The Chief Minister said, “After the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai, government (Congress-NCP) had taken the decision to install CCTVs across Mumbai. In last seven to eight years the project remained on paper because of some glitches. In three months after taking charge of the government, I have accorded highest priority to the CCTV project.”

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