Chief Vigilance and Security Officer Sri Ake Ravikrishna held a press conference at Command Control Room in Tirumala on Friday noon and said that TTD is geared up to make fool proof security arrangements to pilgrims during the ensuing Radhasapthami which is scheduled to take place on January 24 in Tirumala.
The top cop of TTD said, Face Tagger, a tech company which makes security app has come forward to train 200 vigilance and security sleuths in Face Recognition App in tracing the unscrupulous elements involved in black marketing of laddus, darshan tickets, accommodation, thefts, crimes etc. with the help of this app. We can also track their past crime record. Initially they will train our men free of cost on trial basis for three months. Later on we will plan the long term programme based on the results. Apart from this, the CCTV phase 1 installation works will be completed by February first week”, the CVSO said.
He also said, keeping the previous experiences, this time, there will separate vigil in all the galleries to man as well to check the problems being encountered by the pilgrim crowd during Vahana Sevas in Radhasapthami. We will be allowing the pilgrims to enter into the galleries through 11 gates. Our aim is to ensure safety and convenient darshan to pilgrims during the mega religious fete”, he asserted.
VGOs Sri Ravindra Reddy, Smt Sada Lakshmi, all sectors AVSOs, VIs were also present.