An integrated command and control centre covering 30 civic agencies, such as Greater Chennai Corporation, traffic police, Metrowater, Meteorological Department and Tangedco, will be commissioned in six months at Ripon Buildings.
The video surveillance data from various cameras will be stored and monitored at the command and control centre.
The command and control centre is estimated to cost ?210 crore,” said an official.
On Friday, the high powered committee headed by the Finance Secretary, cleared four projects including the Command and Control Centre, smart metre for water supply, smart cards and eco-restoration of the Villivakkam lake.
These will be built on rugged vehicles and will house communications equipment that may be required to stream video feeds to command and control centre.