226 New CCTV Points Coming to Northern Thailand

 | Wed 21 Dec 2016 07:53 ICT

CityNews – The Provincial Police Region 5 Chiang Mai Office has announced that they will be adding another 226 CCTV points across the Northern Cluster 1: Chiang Mai, Lampang, Lamphun and Mae Hong Son.


On December 20, there was a conference held by the police to discuss the use of CCTV in increasing safety for locals and tourists in northern Thailand. The SMART CITY project will lead the set up of 226 CCTV points across the north, each of which will have several cameras to cover all angles.

The project has a budget of 36 million 816 thousand baht.

86 CCTV points will be set up in Chiang Mai, 68 in Lampang, 32 in Lamphun and 40 in Mae Hong Son.

Each camera will be directly connected to a CCTV operation centre at the Provincial Police Region 5 Chiang Mai Offices. The project is planned to be completed before the end of 2017.