The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) celebrated its 31st Inception Day here today. The Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary was the Chief Guest at the function. On the occasion, the Minister launched web portal named Fake Indian Currency Note (FICN) compilation system. This will help NCRB to get data from all states and other agencies so as to have a complete picture on its circulation. He also launched a Mobile App named ‘Vahan Samanvaya’. With the help of this mobile app, police and public can trace stolen vehicles form database. Shri Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary also gave away Republic Day Police Medals to the officers. He greeted the officers and the foreign trainees who attended the Inception day function. Shri Radhakrishna Kini A, DG, NCRB said that NCRB provides training to the police officers from India and foreign countries. He also informed that trainees from various Asian and African countries are also participating in this Inception Day function.
The NCRB is mandated to empower the Indian Police with Information Technology and is responsible for collecting, analysing the crime data of the country. It facilitates Investigating Officers with updated IT tools and information in investigation of crimes. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has entrusted the Bureau with the responsibility of implementing their flagship Plan Programme "Crime & Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS)'' by 31st March 2017. The scheme envisages connecting all the Police Stations through their computerization. At present, out of 16000 Police Stations and offices in the country, 10000 Police Stations and offices have already been connected through this system. In the future roadmap of the Government of India, CCTNS will become one of the major components of integrated criminal justice system. Senior officials of NCRB and BPR&D were present on the occasion.