Chennai, 2018: RCC Diva Foundation launched Project “SURAKSHA”, an initiative by RCC Diva Foundation in association with Chennai Police installed HI-Tech Cameras with night vision and speed detectors at major parts of the city covering schools, colleges, temples, signals, junctions, and sensitive areas. SURAKSHA making city safe and secure campaign inaugurated by Thiru AK Viswanathan, Commissioner of Police Greater Chennai on 30th November 2018 at Maharashtra Bhavan.
Greater Chennai Commissioner Mr. A. K. Vishwanathan ensures the safety of the public through 24 hrs CCTV surveillance. On behalf of the Chennai City corporation, 384 Turbo HD cameras we set up at Veppery, Ritherdon road, Flowers road, EVK Sampath road, Jermiah road, Bernaby road, Pursaiwalkam, Dr. Alagappa road, Gangadeeshwarar Koil Road. Every 50 mts of these areas have been bought under CCTV surveillance. Out of the 384 cameras, 176 major camera are connected directly to the control room for strong security purposes. Every 50 mts of these areas have been bought under CCTV surveillance.
Manisha Pramod Chordia, Project Director RCC Diva said “Our vision is always to serve the society and to keep it safe and secure. SURAKSHA is our landmark project, with CCTV cameras proving increasingly helpful in solving the crime and strengthened the street surveillance system”.
During the launch event AK Viswanathan, Commissioner addressed a gathering of public and explained the importance of installing CCTV cameras to curb crimes in the city and advised the public to install cameras outside the shops and houses. “Apart from nabbing miscreants, CCTV cameras come in handy in resolving several issues such as traffic and crowd management. CCTVs act as the third eye of the police.