Adviser inaugurates soft launch of integrated command & control centre

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Chandigarh, October 12,2020:- Sh. Manoj Kumar Parida, IAS, Adviser to the Administrator UT, Chandigarh today inaugurated the soft launch of Integrated command and control center (ICCC) for the city set up at Municipal Corporation building, Sector 17, Chandigarh in the presence of Smt. Raj Bala Malik, Mayor, Chandigarh, Sh. Arun Kumar Gupta, IAS, Principal Secretary Home, Sh. K.K. Yadav, IAS, Municipal Commissioner cum CEO, Chandigarh Smart City Limited.

Officers from Bharat Electronics Ltd. Mr. Shiva kumaran K.M., Director HR, Mrs. Ran Vegris – Executive Director (Finance) and Mrs. Prabha Goyal- General Manager- BEL, Punchkula and other senior officers of MCC were also present on the occasion.

While explaining about the functioning of ICCC, Sh. K.K. Yadav briefed that this centre shall monitor the smart field elements like CCTV Surveillance Cameras via a video wall, wherein more than 20 cameras have been installed for real time surveillance of Traffic Junctions and other important buildings of Chandigarh like Municipal Corporation building etc.

He said that the City Owned Optical Fiber has been laid for the real time connectivity between the on-field devices and command center for live monitoring of the system.  This system also includes advanced video analytics system and generates automatic event alerts for events like abandoned baggage, illegal parking, crowd detection etc.

He further said that the surveillance cameras with analytics has also been installed at the entry and exit of a parking lot which not only helps in effectively monitoring the operation of the parking lot but also provides vital inputs like color , make and model of the vehicle entering and exiting the parking area, which can be used to generate alarms for blacklisted vehicles and search vehicles based on the attributes. This surveillance system shall help in real time surveillance and shall generate alarms for specific incidents.

The Commissioner said that the Intelligent Traffic Management System (ITMS) wherein Traffic Enforcement Systems including Red light Violation detection, Over Speed Violation, Automatic Number Plate Recognition has been installed on two locations of the city. This shall help city in making roads safer and reduce traffic accidents. In addition to the aforementioned systems, Public Addressing System has also been installed to disseminate information to the citizen.

He said that in addition to these systems, Adaptive Traffic Control System with a Variable Message signage has also been installed on the traffic junction to adapt to the real time traffic condition of the junction and provide maximum green time to the vehicles.

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