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Now, mobile camera surveillance units to check dumping of waste

Source: The Times of India, Date: , 2015

With static cameras scarcely proving effective in curbing dumping of waste in public places, the city corporation has decided to implement mobile camera surveillance in the city to check illegal dumping of waste. The project is roughly modelled on Hoysala patrol vehicles being operated by Karnataka police, which are fitted with night vision cameras. The project will be first implemented at three major dumping points identified around secretariat. According to sources, the new model is going to be cost-effective and would have multiple advantages. It is a simple system incorporating a camera with 5-7 mega pixel resolution, a slot for local storage and power back up. The unit will be installed in vehicles parked on the roadside and selected contingency employees will run the unit.

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