FRT Systems in Karnataka


FRT Systems Installed


In Active Utilization

₹ 496.00 Cr

Total Financial Outlay

* Estimates based on available information

List of FRTS installed in the state

State Election Commission Karnataka

Status: End of Life

Purpose: Authentication of Identity

Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Ltd

Purpose: Authentication of Identity

Bengaluru Airport

Status: In Utilization

Purpose: Authentication of Identity

Bengaluru Police

Status: Implementation Started

Purpose: Security/Surveillance

District and Sessions Court

Status: Tender Floated

Purpose: Authentication of Identity



Mass surveillance is slowly being embedded into the city of Bengaluru. FRT systems are being launched throughout the city with systems already in place at the airport, railway station, and in use by the metro authorities. In addition to these systems, the Bengaluru Police has also acquired FRT.

Published by Anushka Jain and Shivangani Misra

Published on May 30, 2023