The Sindh govt on Friday approved Rs30 billion to launch the Karachi safe city project. Syed Murad Ali Shah presided over the meeting to evaluate the progress of the project.
The meeting was also attended by Information Technology Minister Taimur Talpur, Chief Secretary Mumtaz Shah, Planning chairman M. Waseem, Home Secretary Usman Chachar and others.
As discussed in the meeting as many as 10,000 CCTV cameras would be installed in the city in three phases under the project and each phase would be completed within one year starting from the next financial year, 2021-22.
The meeting was told that the National Radio & Telecommunication Corporation (NRTC) had submitted technical and financial proposals, which needed to be considered by the evaluation committee.
The chief minister approved the constitution of a nine-member technical committee to be headed by the chief operating officer (COO) of the safe city project to evaluate the NRTC proposal.