The government has cleared a project to interconnect 14,000 police stations and 6,000 police officers across the county for speedy investigation of crime and detection of criminals in real time, parliament was informed recently.
"The government has given clearance to the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems project. Under the project, 14,000 police stations and 6,000 other police offices at various levels would be interconnected for evolution of an IT-enabled, state-of-the-art tracking system for investigation of crime and detection of criminals in real time," Minister of State for Home Ajay Maken informed the Rajya Sabha.
Maken said the project will be implemented in a manner where the major role in the implementation of the project would be with the states and the role of the central government would be largely confined to development and management of the core application software and aspects pertaining to issuing guidelines, review and monitoring of the project implementation.
The project is expected to be implemented by 2012. (IANS)
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Updated Date: Feb 02, 2017 21:55:15 IST