7 Dec : Nearly 14,000 police stations and 6000 other police offices across the country will become part of the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems which will help in real time intelligence sharing about offenders among agencies of state and Centre.
To be set-up at the cost of Rs 2000 crore in the 11th five year plan, the Network is proposed to be implemented as a Mission mode project, Minister of State for Home Affairs Ajay Maken informed Lok Sabha on Tuesday.
Uttar Pradesh will be the largest beneficiary of the project with 1464 police stations of the state linked for which Rs 17.84 crore have already been released till this date, the data presented by the Minister showed.
Across the country, a total of 13,960 police stations will be linked under the ambitious project which aims at real time information sharing among state police and central security agencies about crime and criminals. The Centre has already release about Rs 182.9 crore for the purpose.
“This project, which is proposed to be implemented as a Mission Mode Project, aims at creating a comprehensive and integrated system for enhancing efficiency and effectiveness of policing at police station level through adoption of principles of e-governance by creation of a nationwide networked infrastructure for evolution of IT-enabled state-of-the-art tracking system around ‘investigation of Crime and detection of criminals’,” he said.