Haryana CM inaugurates state-of-the-art Integrated Command & Control Centre at Gurugram

A mobile app that is being tested will be soon made available to citizens to avail several services through the centre

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Haryana CM Manohar Lal today inaugurated an Integrated Command and Control Centre built at a total cost of Rs 38 crores at the IRCTC building in Sector 44, Gurugram that has become the first city to have such a centre.

Union Minister, Rao Indrajit Singh was also preent on the occasion. All government offices and police stations of the city will be connected through a fibre network and at present 160 such offices and police stations have been connected with this network.

The CM was apprised that so far 400 km fibre cable network has been laid in the city through 3 agencies. All nearby Gram Panchayats will also be connected to the data centre’s cloud network. In addition to data analysis, paperless work with Wi Fi and high-speed bandwidth as well as video conferencing will be available through this integrated centre.

Integrated Smart Services will constitute CCTVs, traffic control & management, property and land record management, public transport, streetlight monitoring, solid waste management, quality of STP and potable water among others. All these can be easily now watched over through this centre. The citizens of Gurugram can use the given mobile app to participate in governance to make Gurugram a Smart City.

Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA), CEO, V Umashankar told the CM that in 6-9 months all government offices in Gurugram will have Wi Fi. He also informed that the mobile app was still being tested.

He also apprised Manohar Lal that 1200 CCTV cameras will be set up under the centre. By March 2020 at least 222 intersections will have these CCTVs. In tis wok at least 25 companies had been roped in. The CM through video conferencing spoke to villagers of 2-3 villages.

Sandeep Siddhartha, Senior Reporter