Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad effectively stopped a surge in terrorist violence in February, data shows.
Long delayed, the project is finally taking off with plans to install 5,000 CCTV cameras throughout the city.
From 2005 through 2016, militants and gunmen killed 149 tribal elders nationwide.
The security crackdown leaves no room for militant safe havens on either side of the Pakistan-Afghanistan border.
The former Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) spokesman surrendered to Pakistani authorities and called on other militants to follow his lead.
Security forces killed or apprehended a number of militants in March, while security analysts recorded a drop in militant attacks.
Pakistani security analysts welcome the dropping of the bomb on 'Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant' (ISIL) hideouts in remote Afghanistan.