In the series of steps taken by police department to uproot crime from the city, the Superintendent of Police has introduced the concept of – ‘Watch Towers’ like other big cities of the country. [..]
A shocking incident of utter negligence of the Railway authorities at City Railway Station came to light today, when a pre-installed metal detector device was found disabled even in the peak tourist season, especially when security is of utmost importance at such public places.
Udaipur being one of the most liked tourist spots of Rajasthan welcomes nearly 500 travelers per day from various parts of the globe, out of which a major number steps down the City of Lakes on city station at Udiapol. Apart from these a handsome number of tourists from various nearby places frequently becomes a part of city. [..]
If things go as planned, city’s chourahas will be under 24hrs surveillance through close circuit cameras. A private company from Jodhpur that deals in surveillance cameras has inspected main chourahas today with the officials of Traffic Police Department.
Company will now give an estimated cost of installing cameras and then after further documentations, administration might approve the project.
Mahendra Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police (Traffic) has told UT, “Last year, we had sent proposals to Municipal Council regarding cctv cameras, but it could not be worked out due to over budget; this time the cost is comparatively low and we expect positive response from the authority.” [..]
Udaipur Police Department is at the peak of its vigilance for the Dusshera Celebration in the city.
Every year, the festival is celebrated with burning of effigies of Ravana, Kumbhakarana and Meghnatha, at the event organized by ‘Sanatan Dharm Samiti’ at Maharana Bhupal Stadium (Gandhi Ground).
SP (city) Hari Prasad Sharma said, “A huge crowd from around the city visits the stadium on Dussehra. So, to maintain law and order we are trying our best to keep the high level security and vigilance during the festival”.
Sharma said that undercover policemen will also keep an eye on the suspicious looking people and anti social elements during the festival, and besides this, there will be an armored constabulary, Reserve Police Force and Horse Regiment of the police.
Police force will be under the supervision of Kaluram Rawat Additional (SP), Headquarter. [..]
Harijan community of Swaraj Nagar, Udaipur is living in state of fear and dilemma after the murder of a Muslim boy that took place few days back. Since then, tension is on a rise, as possibility of vengeance is gripping the residents who demanded police security in their area.
Members of “Valmiki Yuva Vikas Sansthan” protested at the Collectorate and gave memorandum to the District Collector, Hemant Gera demanding additional security to their community.
Satyaprakash Adiwal, President of the Valmiki Community, alleged that they are getting threatened by other community and certain incidents of stone pelting were also reported on the houses of Harijan.
Adiwal said that, we need immediate security as situation might become more tensed as the issue might turn communal.
Adiwal further said that, Ganesh festival is going on and we don’t want that the members of the other community create disturbance during the festive season.
In order to put High Security number plates on the vehicles, the Regional Transport Office, Udaipur has closed all loops by setting up a Centre for High Security Number Plates in its premises, today at 12:30 pm. It is a Government of Rajasthan initiative in collaboration with the Transport department.
T. C. Damor, I. G., Udaipur Range, inaugurated the centre today.
“These numbers plates are according to the latest government standards, having special features such as laser code, locking system, and special number encryption. This will prove to be a great check on smuggling, terrorism, crime, etc.” said Jitendra Singh, Regional Transportation Officer.
Singh further added, “The new vehicles that will be out on the roads after today will be having this type of number plates, while, the old vehicles will be given a time period of two years for putting on the high security number plates”. [..]
Surveillance is paramount. The increasing crime rate in Udaipur has made surveillance solution a “must have” rather than an earlier “good to have”. Visual surveillance via CCTV cameras has, over the last six months, led to quite a few breakthroughs for city police in cases of thefts and violence.
Udaipur has been a fast mover on the CCTV front with a number of hotels, restaurants, schools, industrial units, retail outlets, etc installing surveillance solution for monitoring their premises. Increasingly, a number of households are also waking up to the need of increased security and have gone in for the CCTV camera solutions.
“As the nation gets ready to celebrate Independence Day, we want the common masses to feel truly secure and independent of any fear”, said Mayank Jain, Director, Soham Infomedia. [..]
With less than a week to go for the Independence Day Celebrations, the administration has been put on a state of High Alert.
Mohammed Yasin Pathan, ADM (city), informed that all the security arrangements are up to date. The administration is keeping a strict vigilance on every suspected activity including checking-up of all hotels and “dharamshalas”. All top police officials have been ordered to keep a high level vigilance.
Entry passes for Independence Day at the Maharana Bhupal Stadium will be provided by the Administration. [..]
Leading industries in Udaipur are now getting their premises secured by the world’s leading CCTV camera brand – “Versax”. Versax CCTV cameras are currently being also employed by the Indian defence & paramilitary forces for surveillance solutions.
The CCTV cameras are being distributed in Udaipur by surveillance solution provider Soham Infomedia. Mayank Jain, partner with Soham Infomedia informed us that these cameras are all IP-based cameras and hence can be accessed and controlled from any remote location via internet. [..]