Drone camera and CCTV cameras will be an integral part of the elaborate security arrangements that the district police is gearing up for a peaceful Durga Puja celebration across the steel city.
Use of this electronic gadgets will be made apart from deployment of about 2,500 policemen at the strategic points on the main arteries of the city and also near the Puja pandal for the safety and security of pandal hoppers.
Revealing about the security arrangement, senior superintendent of police, Anoop Birtharay said of the 311 Pujas in the city, fair are organised in 24 puja venue. "The city has been divided in five zones which will be looked after deputy superintendents of police.
We will use drone cameras in all these zones like Jugsalai-Bagbera-Station, Kadma-Sonari-Bistupur, Sakchi-Sitaramdera-Golmuri-Burmamines, Mango and Telco-Birsanagar-Govindpur-Parsudih, especially at the pujas where fair are organised," said Birtharay. Speaking about the use of CCTV cameras, the senior SP said that with additional 55 surveillance cameras were installed, the total number of camras has gune up to 205. "There will be magistrate deputed at the CCTV monitoring cell at composite control room (CCR) at Sakchi police station premises.
The magistrate with the help of CCTV surveillance officials will enable police, especially the mobile police to reach any troubled spot within minimum time having gathered CCTV footage on the screen at the CCTV monitoring cell," he said.
The senior police officer said that they have instructed the puja organisers to install CCTV cameras in their respective pandals so that any anti-social activity like chain-snatching or eve-teasing can be detected through the monitor and police can be contacted for immediate action.