Vodafone Idea helps Mumbai police in drone surveillance during Ganpati immersion

MUMBAI: Telecom operator Vodafone Idea is assisting the Mumbai Police in drone surveillance in locations marked for Ganesh immersions (visarjan).

In a statement Tuesday, the telco said that the drones are patrolling three prominent visarjan locations in Mumbai – Juhu Chowpatty, Girgaon Chowpatty and Ashish Talao Chembur where over 15 lakh devotees are expected to attend the visarjan festivities.

The drones are equipped with high definition video cameras, and the video feed generated will be live-streamed to the Mumbai Police’s state-of-the-art control room using Vodafone’s 4G network.

“Ganesh Chaturthi is the biggest festival that Mumbai celebrates. Being headquartered here, it is our duty and privilege to support Mumbai Police in their relentless efforts to keep the city safe and secure,” said Sunil Tolani, Business head – Mumbai, Vodafone Idea

Each year, crowds gather for the visarjan and the drone surveillance will ensure safety of those celebrating.

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