New Delhi: In the wake of rising incidents of crime against women, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday announced that at least three-cameras will be installed in DTC and cluster buses across the national capital.
Apart from CCTV cameras, 10 panic buttons and a vehicle location system will also be installed in each bus.
“CCTV will be installed in 5,500 DTC & cluster buses, 3 in each. 10 panic buttons & an automatic vehicle location system will be set up in each bus,” Kejriwal said.
“A command centre will be set up for all buses. It’ll be helpful in maintaining the security of women,” he added.
On being asked about the horrific Unnao incident in which rape survivor was burnt alive, Delhi Chief Minister called it an unfortunate incident and urged all governments to work together to ensure women security.
“It’s very unfortunate that so many incidents of crimes against women are happening in the country. All governments will have to rise above politics and work together for the safety of women. The incident of the Unnao rape victim being burnt alive is extremely unfortunate,” Kejriwal said.
Delhi CM further announced that a designated app will be made which will enable commuters to track the live location of the buses.
“A designated app will be launched whereby users will be able to track live location of the buses and its estimated time of arrival,” Delhi CM said.
“5500 buses will be launched within a time span of 7 months out of which first 100 buses will be launched by the end of December,” Kejriwal said.