At a event attended by police officials and residents, Police Commissioner A K Viswanathan recently inaugurated 10,247 closed circuit television (CCTV) units in Adyar.
Vishwanathan said that this was achieved by installing one unit for every 15 meters. According to a press release, in Thiruvanmiyur police station limits, 1,237 CCTV cameras have been installed.
Nearly, 1,820 CCTV units have been fixed at Thoraipakkam, 2,473 in Neelangarai and 2,124 in the Taramani police station limits have also been set up.
He appreciated the efforts taken by residents welfare organisations to sponsor an equal number of CCTV units.
Additional Commissioner Magesh Kumar Agarwal and Deputy Commissioner of Police, Adyar Shasank Sai, also participated in the programme.