July 08, 2017

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CCTV to be installed at traffic congestion areas

Yangon regional government will install CCTV, which can keep video records for six months. Photo: GNLM/Phoe Khwar

CCTV cameras will be installed at traffic congestion areas, no-parking areas and checkpoint areas in Yangon Region, according to a report in the Myawady Daily yesterday.
The Yangon regional government will install high-quality CCTV cameras, which can keep video records for six months. Plans are under way to install 30 CCTV cameras at no-parking areas, 20 at checkpoint areas and 30 at traffic congestion areas.
The Yangon region government will spend Ks18.93 billion in installation of the CCTV cameras to control traffic in Yangon Region. The CCTV installation project was started in February 2016. But CCTV cameras still need to be installed and upgraded.
The regional government plans to install 154 CCTV cameras in greater Yangon. The traffic police started to monitor traffic from the control centre located near People’s Park on May 15. If a vehicle is found to be not following rules and regulations, traffic police will take legal action under the existing traffic laws.
The control centre is operated by six policemen, 12 traffic policemen and other staff.

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