CCTV surveillance system commissioned at Bhubaneswar railway station

Railway officials monitoring CCTV surveillance system
Bhubaneswar, 15: In a
bid to boost security arrangements, the East Coast Railway (ECoR) has installed
32 IP-based Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) cameras at vantage points at the Bhubaneswar
railway station here. 
ECoR General Manager
Rajiv Vishnoi reviewed the system at the station on Monday.
The cameras have been installed
at vantage points i.e. all the platforms, entrance and exit points and
circulating areas of the station premises. 
Furthermore, the access
to the footage of the surveillance cameras has also been extended to Passenger
Reservation System (PRS) Counters, Booking Office, concourse, 2nd Class Waiting
Hall and FOBs etc. to keep a vigil on various suspicious activities for safety
of passengers and safeguarding Railway properties, a release issued by the ECoR
The feeds from these
cameras reach the Centralised Control Room of the station where the Railway
Protection Force personnel monitor the visuals round the clock.
According to source, apart
from recording and playback facility, the video data can be stored for 30 days.
Of the 32 cameras, 13 of the cameras are moveable and remaining 19 are fixed
cameras including Dome Camera.
To minimise
inconvenience to passengers and to avoid rush at entry and exit points, crowd
management can be easily handled out due to installation of the CCTV
Surveillance System. Apart from this, the cleanliness of the Station premises
will also be monitored. Cleanliness of Platforms and circulating areas
including Railway track at Station areas are being chased up for making the
station clean and hygienic, added the release.
SH Safdar, Chief Signal
& Telecom Engineer, SK Mishra , Chief Security Commissioner of ECoR, including
SK Singh, Divisional Railway Manager, Khurda Road and Dr AK Patnaik, Chief
Health Director were also present during the commissioning of CCTV Surveillance

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