Indian Railways to install CCTV cameras in 20,000 coaches with Rs 700 cr Nirbhaya Fund


  • To strengthen security on trains, Indian Railways is expediting the process of installing CCTV surveillance cameras in 20,000 coaches at a cost of Rs 700 crore, which will be derived from Nirbhaya Fund.
  • Nirbhaya Fund was created in 2013, after the brutal gang rape incident in the national capital in December 2012, to support initiatives by government and NGOs working towards protecting the dignity and ensuring safety of women.
  • CCTV cameras will be installed in ladies compartments as well as general compartments, said the official.

Source: ET

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