CCTV Camera facility inaugurated at PGI
PGIMER has installed 37 cameras covering all the outer gates with Pan Tilt
Zoom (PTZ) camera facility as well as each and every entry and exit of
every building of the Institute related to patient care with fixed Dome
Cameras. Waiting halls and the public counters have also been covered with
these CCTV Cameras. The PTZ cameras have facility to move around 360
degree with zoom facility whereas all other cameras are fixed with day and
night vision. The approximate cost of this project is about Rs. 40 lac. It
will help the Institute in controlling theft, pilferage, unwanted entries
etc. It will also help in increasing the effectiveness as well as
punctuality of the staff working in PGI. The camera clippings are an
authentic tool in the hands of police/investigators for investigation.
These cameras have recording facility of one month. The Institute has a
dedicated CCTV Control Room where functioning of all these cameras is
monitored round-the-clock by the trained security staff.
9th April, 2012, Sh. P.K. Srivastava, IPS, Inspector General of Police
Chandigarh inaugurated the CCTV Camera Facility at the Institute. Sh.
Yogesh Chawla, Director, Prof. A.K. Gupta, Medical Superintendent,
Additional Prof. Rakesh Kapoor, DDA, Financial Advisor, Superintending
Hospital Engineer, Public Relations Officer and Chief Security Officer,
PGIMER were among the senior officers who attended this function. The
IGP, Chandigarh appreciated the administration of PGIMER for introducing
CCTV facility in the Institute.