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'UP 100 is now an established platform for providing emergency services of Police'

Policing became smarter in the state of Uttar Pradesh with UP Dial 100, the emergency response management system. The project is jointly implemented by Tech Mahindra and Mahindra Defence Systems to provide integrated emergency services relating to public safety across the State on 24×7 basis. A centralized contact center has been established at Lucknow for receiving all emergency calls directly from across the State, including remote rural areas. The results were encouraging. In about one year of its operation, UP100 provided assistance in more than 42 lakh cases and is currently catering to around 1.2 lakh citizen calls on daily basis. Chahat Jain of BW SmartCities talks to Aditya Mishra, ADG UP-100, about changing police perception in the state.

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Smart Or Not, Everyone Wants A Safe City

Cities are doing everything to become smarter. But, are they paying enough attention to safety as well?

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Central team to assess the damage by Cyclone Varda

A nine member inter-Ministerial team deputed by the Centre to assess the damage caused in Tamil Nadu by Vardah cyclone is in the state, which has sought an immediate assistance of Rs 1,000 crore for relief works.

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Change Is In The Offing

KOICHIRO KOIDE, Managing Director, NEC India, shares his thoughts with BWSC on smart cities, security and unique solutions for a country moving full-steam ahead

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‘Privatisation is the way forward’

Major Manjit Rajain, Group Chairman - Tenon Group, shares his views on public safety, security industry trends and smart cities, in an interview with BWSC

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Playing it Smart

Foreign investors and the government have a common objective – to develop strong and sustainable islands of excellence that are also safe and viable investments, says Ashok Bajpai - MD, G4S

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It All Starts With You

There is a symbiotic relationship between safer cities and the community with one nurturing the other to alleviate societies’ vulnerabilities to crime and insecurity

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Securing Smart Cities

Examples of innovative policing from across the country offer ideas that need to be woven into a new, integrated approach to tackle old crimes and new threats

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Punjab Deputy CM seeks more funds from Centre for smart city

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal has sought Rs 2,500 crore, for Ludhiana, from the centre under the smart city project

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