MCT to build ICCC complex in pilgrim city

MCT to build ICCC complex in pilgrim city
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An aerial view of site selected for construction of ICCC complex in Tirupati
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With an aim to provide all the civic services at one place, the Municipal Corporation of Tirupati (MCT) is planning to construct five-storey Integrated Central Command Control (ICCC) complex at a cost of Rs 284 crore.

Tirupati: With an aim to provide all the civic services at one place, the Municipal Corporation of Tirupati (MCT) is planning to construct five-storey Integrated Central Command Control (ICCC) complex at a cost of Rs 284 crore.

The engineering wing of the MCT has prepared a Detailed Project Report (DPR) with the cooperation of Tirupati's smart city project consultant AECOM-Deloitte. The present civic body's office is functioning near Indira Maidanam on Tilak Road. The office is very congested for employees to work.

The previous MCT Commissioner V Vijay Rama Raju had submitted a proposal to the State government and secured permission for the construction of ICCC complex. The MCT selected a TUDA site beside Rythu Bazaar measuring 4.5 acres for the construction of complex with a rider of allotting equal and alternative site to the TUDA.

As per the plan, the complex will have a control room for monitoring 2,500 CCTV cameras, big screens for monitoring the movement of people and pilgrims round-the-clock, advanced communication system, MCT office, ample space for car parking and other facilities.

The purpose of constructing a new complex is to keep information of all the government departments at one place. Even, civic issues like irregular water supply, cleaning of drains and road repairs will be monitored from the complex. A separate floor in ICCC will have offices for payment of electricity bills and for other civic needs.

Speaking to The Hans India, MCT Executive Engineer B Chandrashekar said that the aim of the complex is to provide all the civic services to residents. Employees can also serve the people round-the-clock from the ICCC building, he added. Civic chief PS Girish has directed the officials to complete the construction of ICCC complex at the earliest.

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