This article is part of series Pakistan Times started to show the aggressive growth in KP in various fields during last 8 years in PTI Government.
PTI Government has recognized the importance of Information & Communication Technology in dealing with the challenges of terrorism n controlling crimes. In wake of this Government started another marvelous initiative “Safe City projects” with focus on automation of Road Challans for revenue generation. These E-Challan can be paid through mobile apps including EasyPaisa and JazzCash.
Command and Control Centre of the project is located on huge area of 11 kannals, 3500 CCTV Cameras have been installed at 940 points. Nearly 31 police stations had been assigned the task.
Currently Peshawar and Lahore are only two Metropolises of Pakistan where E-Challans are introduced. The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Government in collaboration with renowned ICT services provider Huawei established a state of art Safe City Central Command Room at Peshawar for surveillance and safety purposes.
This project has helped modernized the infrastructure and systems. Moreover the capabilities of The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police to actively manage and respond the security situation. Focused deployment of resources and proper guidelines has professionalized the police response to incidents that on large scale helped controlling the crimes on road.