Mains Paper 3: Internal Security | Challenges to internal security through communication networks, role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges,
From UPSC perspective, the following things are important:
Prelims level: What is CCTNS?
Mains level: Effective step for countering criminal activities.
Digital Police Portal
- Union Home Ministry has launched digital police portal under the CCTNS( Crime and Criminal Tracking Networks and Systems) project
- It is meant to create a national database of crimes and criminals
- The portal will allow for registration of online complaints and requests for antecedent verification
What is CCTNS?
- The Crime and Criminal Tracking Networks and Systems, abbreviated to CCTNS, is a project under Indian government for creating a comprehensive and integrated system for effective policing through e-Governance
- The system includes nationwide online tracking system by integrating more than 14,000 police stations across the country
- The project is implemented by National Crime Records Bureau