Rs 175 crore for CCTNS project

Project to be implemented with 100% central assistance


Samir Sachdeva | March 3, 2010

The Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and System (CCTNS) project of Ministry of Home Affairs  got a Rs.175 crore allocation from the union budget as part of the police modernization initiative.

The project is a mission mode project under the national e-governance plan (NeGP) and was approved by the cabinet committee on economic affairs (CCEA) in June ‘ 2009 with a provision of Rs 2000 crore and 100 percent central assistance.

CCTNS project will create a comprehensive system for effective policing based on principles of e-Governance and creation of a nationwide networked infrastructure for tracking of crime and criminals.

The project will cover all 35 states and UTs and will integrate over 14,000 police stations and over 6000 higher offices which includes district police headquarters, commissionerates and state police headquarters.

National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) is the nodal agency for the project in the centre. Various states have already advertised for consultancy for the CCTNS project.




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