Govt Forms TAC For Installation of CCTVs In Police Stations


SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Friday issued an order to establish a Technical Appraisal Committee (TAC) for a project titled Installation of CCTV Surveillance in Police Stations and Police Posts across the Union Territory.”

An order issued by the General Administration Department (GAD) reads, “The TAC will play a crucial role in evaluating and overseeing the implementation of this vital surveillance project, comprising four members, including a Chairman.”

Mohamed Saleem Khan, State Informatics Officer from NIC, J&K, has been appointed as the Chairman of this committee. Other members include Anil Gupta, Director of the Centre of IT Enabled Services and Management at the University of Jammu, a representative of NIELIT (to be nominated by the Director Incharge, NIELET, J&K), and Rajeev Gupta, Technical Officer from the IT Department.

As per the terms and conditions fixed for it, the panel will examine and get the document technically vetted and accordingly, will make the necessary recommendations to the indenting department. It will also give its recommendations or suggestions on the viability of the proposed solutions in the document, if any, along with estimated cost.

The order emphasised the committee’s strict adherence to all government rules, procedures, and guidelines during the vetting process. It would submit its comprehensive report within seven days from the date of this order to the department responsible for the project. The General Administration Department and the IT Department will also be kept in loop, the order reads.


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