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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 4583
ANSWERED ON:  07.12.2010
CCTNS PROJECT
RADHEY MOHAN SINGH
RAM SUNDAR DAS
P.L. PUNIA
BHISMA SHANKAR ALIAS KUSHAL TIWARI
RUDRAMADHAB RAY
DARSHANA VIKRAM JARDOSH
Will the Minister of



HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:-




(a) whether the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS) project has been launched recently;

(b) if so, the details thereof alongwith the objectives of the said scheme;

(c) whether the Government has connected/proposes to connect police stations in various parts of the country through voice data and visual telecommunication links including internet, computer and fax facilities;

(d) if so, the details thereof alongwith the number of police stations covered under the scheme, State-wise and the total funds allocated and incurred in this regard; and

(e) the details of the steps taken by the Government to train the police personnel to use such facilities?


ANSWER

MINISTER OF THE STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS (SHRI AJAY MAKEN)

(a) to (c): Yes, Madam. The Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS) Project has been launched in June 2009. This Project, which is proposed to be implemented as a Mission Mode Project, aims at creating a comprehensive and integrated system for enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of policing at police station level through adoption of principles of e-Governance by creation of a nationwide networked infrastructure for evolution of IT-enabled state-of–the-art tracking system around “investigation of crime and detection of criminals”. The total estimated cost of this Project is Rs 2000 Crore during the 11th Five Year Plan. Under the Project, about 14000 Police Stations and 6000 other police offices at various levels would be connected through this computer network.

(d): Rs. 115.79 Crore during 2009-10 and Rs. 67.49 Crore during the year 2010-11 has been released to the States and Union Territories till date. The number of police Stations, State -wise, and the amount released till date, State-wise, is at Annexure.

(e): Training infrastructure at the District Headquarters, Regional Police Training Colleges (RPTC), State Crime Records Bureau, Recruit Training Centres/ Police Training Colleges, are being strengthened. While training of personnel in Awareness and Sensitisation of benefits of IT, and training of trainers are underway, System Administration & Support Training and application training shall be undertaken at the appropriate time.

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