The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), launched a new surveillance system under its ongoing Advanced Traffic Management System (ATMS) project to ease the flow of traffic and operations on roads. To this end, the Centre’s autonomous agency already started deploying the surveillance system in various toll plazas in the country.
The NHAI’s parent organisation, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH), opines that the new surveillance system will eliminate traffic congestion on roads especially on highways, which currently facilitate around 40 percent of trade and commerce in the country. The NHAI, under the supervision of the MoRTH, is further set to install the new surveillance system at 10 Toll plazas by 2018.
Over the next six months, the National Highways Authority of India is planning to position IP cameras at 10 major Toll gates to improve security at Toll gates. Later, it may implement the surveillance system in all the major Toll booths in the country. The ncontinue reading →