20,000 railway coaches to have CCTV cameras with Rs 700 crore Nirbhaya fund

20,000 railway coaches to have CCTV cameras with Rs 700 crore Nirbhaya fund

Indian Railways is processing the installation CCTV surveillance cameras in 20,000 coaches at a cost of Rs 700 crore, which will be derived from Nirbhaya fund to ensure security on trains.

20,000 railway coaches to have CCTV cameras with Rs 700 crore Nirbhaya fund

“It has been decided in a recent meeting held at the PMO to speed up certain projects which include works on new lines, construction of rail overbridges and underbridges, improving passenger convenience, and safety and security…,” a senior railway ministry official, who was present in the meeting, said.

20,000 railway coaches to have CCTV cameras with Rs 700 crore Nirbhaya fund
A few days ago an AC-3 tier coach manufactured in Chennai has been equipped with CCTV facility. Railways has also installed CCTV at all major stations across the country to strengthen security.

The official that the CCTV cameras will be installed in ladies compartments as well as general compartments.

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