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stageros only supports laser and odometry output. If you want support for cameras in ROS, simulated by Stage, you should file an enhancement ticket against the simulator_stage stack.

I'm pretty certain that there is support for simulation a camera in the simulator_gazebo stack, but I've never used it.

stageros only supports laser and odometry output. If you want support for cameras in ROS, simulated by Stage, you should file an enhancement ticket against the simulator_stage stack.

I'm pretty certain that there is support for simulation a camera in the simulator_gazebo stack, but I've never used it.

Update with responses to Sagnik's further questions:

The URDF tutorials are a good place to start, though it is true that getting a robot into Gazebo is a lot more work than getting it into Stage. You'll also have to try to build the Ackermann steering for your model, as there is no simple Ackermann steering controller that I am aware of. See http://answers.ros.org/question/459/how-can-i-simulate-ackermann-steering-in-gazebo and http://answers.ros.org/question/630/linking-joints-in-urdf-andor-gazebo for hints on how to go about doing that.

If you have no need for the full simulation of the robot dynamics, you could always look into how Stage simulates the camera (what format is the image in when it returns it) and add support for outputting simulated cameras to the stageros package.