CCTV cameras installed in Kurusadai island
Posted On: 2018-06-30 17:43:43 ; Read: 78 time(s)
Looking to keep a nearby watch over uninhabited islands and adjoining coral reefs in the Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park, the Forest Department has introduced CCTV cameras in Kurusadai island, south of Pamban, to keep up vigil round the clock.
As a piece of measures to safeguard the immaculate magnificence of islands and rich coral reefs, the office has chosen to watch the islands through advanced eyes and introduced CCTV cameras in Kurusadai island in the principal stage several months prior.
Two sun based fueled CCTV cameras joined to a modem has been introduced at the counter poaching shed in the island at a cost of about Rs. 3 lakhs, T. K. Ashok Kumar, Wildlife Warden, Gulf of Mannar Marine National Park, has said. "We are viewing the recordings live in android cell phones through an App," he said. The cameras were upheld by 2Kv sun based boards, he said.
Connected to Hik-Connect App, the recordings are being gotten to by Chief Conservator of Forest, Wildlife Warden and Forest Range Officers, he said including 'we have been keeping vigil over the island over the most recent two months and have not gone over any untoward episode.'
The 65.80 hectare Kurusadai island has Thespecia trees and Pemphis acidula, a mangrove species endemic to the national stop. The office has proposed to bring the Nallathanni Tivu, another island close Keelamundal angle landing focus, under the CCTV organize, he said.
A proposition has been sent to the legislature for introducing sun oriented fueled CCTV cameras in the 110 hectare island.
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