The Aam Aadmi Party government on Tuesday has decided to use Nirbhaya Fund to install CCTV cameras in over six thousand buses in the national capital.
The approval for the same has been given by the Delhi Cabinet.
In a bid to fulfill their elections promise, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's cabinet decided to install CCTV cameras in buses.
According to State Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot, CCTV cameras will be installed in 6350 buses of the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) and Delhi Integrated Multi-Modal Transit System (DIMTS).
There will be three cameras in each bus which will be installed from the Nirbhaya Fund, Gahlot said adding that tender will be issued soon for this.
Finance Minister P. Chidambaram in the 2013 budget speech announced Nirbhaya Fund, with Government contribution of Rs. 1000 crores for empowerment, safety and security of women and girl children.