The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the extension of the implementation phase of the Crime and Criminals Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) Project for a year after 31st March 2017.
In order to create an integrated and comprehensive system to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of policing, Government of India has adopted the principle of e-governance and it has led to creation of nationwide networking infrastructure for evolution of IT-enabled-state-of-the-art tracking system for 'Investigation of crime and detection of criminals' and the system is known as CCTNS.
Achievements under CCTNS Project in the last one year:
CCTNS Projects will facilitate transparency and speed in police service, online registration of complaints, reporting and search of missing persons. Moreover, the search facility will be available in regional languages also.
Investigation officers will have access to Pan-India National Crime and Criminal database. Biometric based identification will facilitate hi-tech investigation capability.
National level crime analytics will help law maker in making timely and appropriate policies.
Integration with e-Governance projects such as Aadhaar, National Population Register, Vaahan Project of the Ministry of Surface Transport, Passport Seva and National Emergency Response System Project expedite police verification requests and investigations.