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PSPCL strengthening GGSSTP Plant; installing cameras after chief engineer’s thrashing case

PSPCL strengthening GGSSTP Plant; installing cameras after chief engineer’s thrashing case
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PSPCL strengthening GGSSTP Plant; installing cameras after chief engineer’s thrashing case

Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in News/ January 10,2024

Punjab state power corporation limited (PSPCL) has planned to install 68 IP based infra Red CCTV cameras for enhancing the security surveillance at Power Colony, Nuhon Colony and Main Plant, Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Plant (GGSSTP), Ropar.

“On January 1,2024 chief engineer of Guru Gobind Singh Super Thermal Plant, Ropar was thrashed by some villagers. They had entered illegally into the premises of GGSSTP and caused huge damage to Ropar Thermal plant and manhandled officers and other staff of GGSSTP” said another senior functionary of the powercom

As per available information, “GGSSTP intends to install CCTV Cameras in various place of it plant and colony. The cameras will have to be installed at the different locations with an objective to capture the video at various location including Entrance and Exit points in the plant and 2 no. colonies”.

PSPCL strengthening GGSSTP Plant; installing cameras after chief engineer’s thrashing case . “The authorities want to cover the whole outdoor area of at various location including entrance and exit points in the plant and 2 colonies namely Power Colony, Nuhon Colony” said an officer on the condition of anonymity.

PSPCL strengthening GGSSTP Plant; installing cameras after chief engineer’s thrashing case
GGSSTP, Ropar

When contacted the Pardeep Kumar Sharma, chief engineer, GGSSTP, Ropar he said, ” i am new to this post and don’t know much about installation of CCTV cameras.”

Another officer of the thermal plant said “it’s an extension of plants security system. The plant already has cameras and we are just adding number of cameras to cover the uncovered area.”

As per sources, the powercom intended that “ the cameras must be of latest technology, have two way audio communication with built-in high sensitivity mic and speaker, have Infrared and white dual-light design with all time color vision with 3 adjustable night vision modes. The camera must have intelligent human detection algorithm for effective alarms and with area movement detection information. The cameras must be waterproof and each camera should be unique identifiable on the basis of device ID and event so that in case the user wants to see the video feeding from each camera at a given time can be easily identify and viewed through application software which have to be provided by the vendor. The cameras should be rugged and IP 66 Certified and vandal proof which can work in adverse environment. The control room of all the cameras will be set up at the main gate of plant and colonies”

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