IEP Chandigarh, September 22
In order to provide secure and uninterrupted high speed network connectivity in 244 Police Stations of Haryana, bandwidth speed up to 10 Mbps has been extended. With this high-speed network connectivity, the database of all crimes and criminals will be updated on the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS). The remaining police station will also be equipped with Bandwidth speed up to 10 MBPS by the end of this year. It is noteworthy that Haryana is among the top states in the country in the CCTNS system.
While presiding over the 22nd meeting of the State Apex Committee of CCTNS-Haryana, the Chief Secretary, Sh. Sanjeev Kaushal directed the officers to prepare the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for further use of the data collected by the State Crime Records Bureau, so that the data relating to all crimes and criminals can be onboard. Apart from this, the SOP should also mention the supervisory officer, the rule book and the time frame related to the proceedings.
The Chief Secretary directed that a comparative chart should be prepared after studying the various initiatives and techniques being used in other states related to data update and report generation in CCTNS. Accordingly, suitable technology should be adopted in Haryana. He said that for better implementation of CCTNS, data of various concerned departments like prisons, health etc. should also be integrated.
It was informed in the meeting that upgrading the CCTNS system will improve the functioning which will ensure a better and robust system of monitoring. New modules are being prepared for this. Under this, it will be easy to search FIR according to its section or the specified recorded section, which will make it easier to find information regarding the old cases. Integration with FSL, e-Courts, e-Prosecution, LMS and Health Department will be done with CCTNS.
It was informed in the meeting that the State Crime Record Bureau has been designated as the nodal agency for the implementation of CCTNS-ICJS (Inter-operable Criminal Justice System). The officers at the level of Commissioner of Police, Inspector General of Police and Additional Director General of Police, DCP and Superintendent of Police have been designated as nodal officers for CCTNS in their jurisdiction. The Crime Records Bureau has been set up at the district level to promote the use of CCTNS for the evaluation of crime data.
It was informed in the meeting that through CCTNS implemented with the objective of preventing crime in the state, there has been more efficiency in the functioning of the police, as a result of which Haryana is among the top states in the country in the CCTNS system.
The meeting was attended by the Additional Chief Secretary, Home Department, Sh. T.V.S.N. Prasad, Additional Chief Secretary, Finance and Planning Departments, Sh. Anurag Rastogi, Additional Chief Secretary, Information Technology, Electronics and Communications Department, Sh. Anand Mohan Sharan, Director General of Police, Sh. PK Agrawal and other officers were present.
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