Thursday, 24 August 2017

Home Minister Launches Digital Police Portal

Ministry of Home Affairs undertakes steps to integrate the various organs of the Criminal Justice System such as the Police, Courts, Prisons, Prosecution, Forensic Laboratories, Finger Prints and Juvenile Homes with the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS) database.

Launching the Digital Police Portal under the CCTNS project, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said this Interoperable Criminal Justice System (ICJS) will be a useful resource for all stakeholders including the policy makers.

According to Home Ministry, the Digital Police Portal will enable citizens to register FIRs online and the portal will initially offer seven Public Delivery Services in 34 States & UTs, like Person and Address Verification e. g. of employees, tenants, nurses etc, permission for hosting Public Events, Lost & Found Articles and Vehicle theft etc.

Besides, the portal will enable restricted access to law enforcement agencies on topics such as Antecedent Verification and make assessment of FIRs. 

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