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BBMP to Utilize AI to Survey Bengaluru Roads Condition

Based on this, the BBMP has called for a tender for an agency to conduct the survey.

Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) has announced to leverage artificial intelligence (AI) based surveys to identify the condition of 1,434 km arterial and sub-arterial roads in the city.

BBMPThe civic body has already conducted a pilot project on the AI-based survey of roads last year for 15 kilometres.

Based on this, the BBMP has called for a tender for an agency to conduct the survey.

BBMP Chief Commissioner Tushar Giri Nath said: “By using AI, we will identify various issues such as the presence of proper signboards, kilometre stones etc. A vehicle with an AI technology camera will be used to take videos of the roads.”

According to BBMP officials, the AI-based survey will also find out the condition of potholes, missing metal beam crash barriers, damaged kerbs, and the working status of streetlights, and solar blinkers.

The AI system is put on a vehicle with a camera, which will be surveying the roads during the day and the night. The survey will be conducted at least four times per year,” the official added.

Earlier, in the pilot project, the BBMP had surveyed 15 kilometres and spent around ₹5 lakh, according to officials.

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