India’S First Ever Crime Criminal Tracking Network System Lunched by Maharashtra [ Current Affairs ]


India’s first ever comprehensive ‘Crime Criminal Tracking Network System’ (CCTNS) has been launched by Maharashtra Government through the operationalization of 42 cyber laboratories across the Maharashtra to fight agents increasing cybercrimes.

  • With this Maharashtra become first state of India to do so.
  • Pune based Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (CDAC) has developed this CCTNS.

How it work?

  • All police stations in the state will be linked with one another and share information about crimes of their respective authorities.
  • It provides way for a digital police force in Maharashtra.
  • All the services of the cyber labs will be connected using secure high-speed fibre optic cable network.
  • It will be only accessible to address cyber security concerns of private organizations and banks among others.
  • In this regard the state government will form a special cyber police force of about 1,000 well trained policemen so they can handle the growing incidents of cybercrimes.

About CDAC:

  • The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing is a research and development organization which is work under the Department of Electronics and Information Technology, Govt of India.
  • Since 2003 National Centre for Software Technology (NCST), ER&DCI and CEDTI were merged into CDAC.

- Published on: August 22, 2016