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June 14, 2018

Watchtowers, surveillance systems on highways: Bengal CM

Watchtowers, surveillance systems on highways: Bengal CM

Giving emphasis on ensuring the safety of people while travelling on highways, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said watchtowers and proper surveillance systems would be set up on various stretches in the state at an expenditure of Rs 11 crore from MPLAD.

The Chief Minister on Wednesday flagged off 41 ambulances and 25 life-saving critical care ambulances outside Nabanna. During the flagging off, Mamata Banerjee said the ambulances have been bought from MPLAD fund of Trinamool Congress MPs. She further added that besides allotting funds for the same, money was also allotted for watchtowers and bus stands.

She further added that 100 bus stands would be constructed along different state highways and Rs 7 crore has been sanctioned from her party MPs’ funds. Watchtowers at different points along the highways will come up along with the installation of surveillance cameras. Around Rs 11 crore has been allocated for both the projects from the MPLAD funds.

Source: Millennium Post