The Delhi Cabinet on Friday approved the much-awaited project of installing CCTV cameras across the national capital.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced the decision during his speech in the Assembly.
"The Cabinet has approved the camera installation across the city. The people of Delhi were facing trouble as crime has risen in Delhi," Kejriwal said.
"The Centre has failed to ensure law and order in Delhi. Home Minister, Lieutenant Governor and the police too have also failed," he said.
"The only thing we could have done was camera installation to create fear among criminals," he said.
The project got the in-principle approval three years ago, he added.
Attacking the BJP, he said they wanted