Source:Surat Smart City Development Limited (2018)
Surat is among the fastest developing city in the world. It has ranked 4th developing city of the world. Surat city is well-known for its diamond polishing business, textile market business, Real estate business. As a city develops it attracts many people around the city as well as far away from the city. Due to this population increases; and one can say that increase in population is directly proportional to the increase in traffic density resulted in several traffic problems in and around the city, such as traffic jams, increase in number of road accidents etc. There are around 72 exiting traffic signals implemented in Surat to help commuters navigate traffic with ease. Further, surveillance cameras have been established under the Surat Safe City projects which are being used to identify the traffic violators and issue Challans. Surat police department has also implemented a centralized command center at Police Commissioner’s office to which the various surveillance and other cameras are connected.