KCR inaugurates Hyderabad police hi-tech command centre

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KCR inaugurates Hyderabad police hi-tech command centre

Hyderabad : Strengthening the state-wide policing services, Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao inaugurated the hi-tech Telangana Police Integrated Command and Control Center in Banjara Hills on Thursday. The command control centre building was constructed with international standards and the latest technology at a cost of around ?600 crore. Its construction took almost six years. The police department would monitor 10 lakh CCTV cameras across Telangana through this centre. It will serve as command centre for the state police.
The facility, according to officials, is a green building that makes the most of natural light through its glass front and cuts energy use by up to 50%. The building used only recyclable materials. On the property itself, there are wastewater treatment facilities and solar panels with a maximum output of 0.5 megawatts. Up to 35% of the land has been set aside for landscaping and other amenities like a gym and health and wellness centre. On the 14th and 15th levels, there is also a 360-degree viewing gallery and a museum detailing the history of the Telangana police.
With a helipad on top, a disaster and crisis management centre, a data centre, and a war room connected to thousands of security cameras with a live feed from all across the city, the building work started in 2016 for a total cost of ? 600 crore. A 480-seat theatre, 600 four-wheeler parking spaces, and 350 two-wheeler parking spaces are all part of this cutting-edge facility that spans five towers and 6.42 lakh square feet. The 273-foot-tall building was conceptualised and built with the goal of fusing back-end technological assistance with field-level law enforcement. This police command control centre will require data centre equipment, and Belgium and Germany are to supply it costing around ? 45 crore, according to an official.
Although the building work is finished, it will probably take some time before the command control centre is completely operational because the data centre equipment has not yet arrived. Additionally, from this centre, police personnel will keep an eye on all of the CCTV cameras in the city. On one floor, a big LED screen will be set up for this. The Hyderabad Police Commissionerate will be housed in the twenty-story Tower A along with all of its verticals. The initiative started while the current DGP M Mahendar Reddy was the commissioner of police in Hyderabad and Anurag Sharma was the director general of police (DG). The 18th floor of Tower A would house the police commissioner's office.
A three-story theatre with 480 seats is set up in Tower C, while Tower D is designated as a media and training centre. For improved coordination, numerous state government offices will be housed in Tower E's command control and data centre on the fourth, fifth, and sixth floors. It will also contain a war room, a receiving area, and CCTV surveillance capabilities