Thursday, July 17, 2014

Awards for deserving city traffic police constables of #Bangalore

Sandalwood star Ragini Dwivedi, BPAC Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw also graced the occasion.
Kiran Bedi, retired Indian Police Service officer and Indian social activist visited Traffic Management Center of Bangalore City on today. Commissioner of police, Bangalore city Shri Raghavendra H Auradkar IPS and Addl. commissioner of police, Traffic Shri B Dayananda, IPS received the dignitaries.
Traffic Management Center (TMC) at the Ashok Nagar Police station in Bangalore is the hub of a transportation management system, where information about the transportation network can be collected and combined with other operational and control data to manage the transportation network and to produce traveler information.

The Interim Traffic Management Centre has been designed to house a traffic wireless system, traffic surveillance system, traffic signaling system, traffic help line, traffic planning operations, etc that are being deployed under BTRAC 2010, and it handles the following components:
• Information/data from the traffic signals from the 334 signals spread across the city
• Live feed of images from the 175 surveillance cameras installed at various junctions in the city
• Traffic violation data from the 5 enforcement cameras installed in the city.

The TMC links various elements of Intelligent Transportation Systems such as vehicle actuated traffic signals, surveillance cameras, enforcement cameras etc., installed at various locations in the city as a part of BTRAC 2010, enabling decision makers to identify and react to an incident in a timely manner based on real-time data. The TMC helps to reduce incident response times, lower incident rates (mainly secondary incidents), disseminate traveler information and hence reduce congestion and enhance safety.
World Peace Keepers Movement and Bangalore Political Action Committee also presented awards to the deserving city traffic police constables on this day. Karnataka Transport Minister Ramalinga Reddy and Home Minister George were also present on this occasion.
 25 cops were honoured by Bangalore Political Action Committee (BPAC) in association with The World Peacekeepers Movement. Former top cop, Kiran Bedi, said ‘Time has come to honour the good Govt servants and shame the bad ones for dereliction of their duty’. The 25 cops were selected on the basis of public opinion through emails, Facebook likes and comments and SMSs.

Sandalwood star Ragini Dwivedi, BPAC Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw also graced the occasion.