Hyderabad News: The Hyderabad Traffic Integrated Management System decided to introduce 200 new traffic signals all over the city. It will be implemented within 1 year. The government of Andhra Pradesh signed an agreement with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) regarding this project on Saturday 18 August 2012.
Additional Traffic Commissioner of Police Mr. CV Anand stated that this decision was made due to the increasing traffic chaos on the streets of Hyderabad. Right now a total of 168 signals are there of which only 130 of them are working.
According to the estimates, this project will cost arounf 66.5 crore INR. The government even sanctioned the amount to the traffic management to start the project. This is a combined agreement between GHMC, Hyderabad Traffic Police and BEL which was signed on Saturday.
The speciality of these new signals is that they are fully automated and controlled centrally by the main unit. The traffic intensity and change of signal according to that was the duty of traffic police till now. But with the introduction of these signals, it will be done automatically with the help of various motion sensors and cameras.
Some signals will be finished before 30 September 2012 to make the city ready for the Bio diversity Convention which will take place in October 2012.
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