Oct. 30, 2018

The Union Minister of State for Home inaugurated the two-day conference on “CCTNS--Good practices and Success Stories” organised by National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB).


  • Origin: The Project was launched in 2009 in the aftermath of Mumbai 26/11 attacks.

  • Objective: Improving policing and criminal justice system through e-governance.

  • Nodal implementing agency: National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).

  • Project components: A Timeline
    • 2009: CCTNS launched to computerize Police Processes (FIRs, Investigations, Challans) and inter-link all Police Stations to create a central database by deploying a Core Application Software (CAS) in each state.

    • 2015: Inter-operable Criminal Justice System (ICJS) announced to integrate the CCTNS database with databases of e-courts, e-prisons, Forensics, Prosecution and Fingerprints of criminals to improve criminal justice system.

    • 2017: Digital Police Portal launched under CCTNS to enable citizens to register FIRs online and to offer 7 Public Delivery Services (like Address Verification of employees, tenants; Lost & Found Articles etc.)

Source : PIB