India’S First Ever Crime Criminal Tracking Network System Lunched by Maharashtra


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/Last Modified on: August 22, 2016