An Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) will be set up on the premises of Bihar Sharif Town police station to monitor a host of services and activities in the town. The decision was taken at the review meeting of Biharsharif Smart City Limited (BSCL) chaired by Patna divisional commissioner Sanjay Kumar Agarwal. He said under the smart city project, altogether 595 closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras will be installed across Biharsharif town.
Agarwal, who visited the identified location for ICCC, said the CCTV cameras would enable monitoring of traffic system, parking, solid waste management and encroachment besides law and order situation in the town. “Besides, the smart electric poles equipped with LED lights, antenna for telecommunications network, Wi-Fi, CCTV, pollution sensors, solar panel, traffic signals, weather sensors and digital boards will also be installed there,” he told this newspaper.
The bidding process for the G+3 ICCC building will be initiated in the next three days. It will be developed by utilizing funds to the tune of Rs 11 crore. The total cost of the project is around Rs 105 crore, including the development of software and installation of CCTV cameras and other facilities.
The divisional commissioner said the bidder has been selected for the software development and other facilities. “The proposal has been sent to the urban development and housing department for its final approval. The selected private firm will develop software for traffic management, surveillance, e-governance, birth and death certificates among others municipal services,” Agarwal said.