CITIZEN-CENTRIC SERVICES ON NCRB PORTAL
What’s in news?
NCRB made few services online, so that the details can collect by anyone at their convenience.
- Made online: The data of few services made online by National Crime Records Bureau.
- Launched on: The citizen-centric services have been launched on the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) platform.
- Launched by: The citizen-centric services were launched by Arvind Kumar, Director of Intelligence Bureau (IB).
- Access link: The data can be accessed through a web portal http://digitalpolicecitizenservices.gov.in. Also, can be accessed through a link in the existing ‘Digital Police Portal’.
- Available services: The citizen-centric services that available online are;
- search for missing persons
- check police records of any vehicle
- generate a no-objection certificate (NOC)
- It is the first time that these services are being launched centrally while such services were being provided through the state-citizen portals so far.
- Citizens can search for their missing kin against the national database of recovered unidentified found person or unidentified dead bodies from their homes.
- The details of the missing person including photos are available in CCTNS and will now be accessible to citizens.
- Search process: The details can be searched by entering every criteria data of the missing person. Then the system will search it from the available national database across country and will display the result immediately with photograph and other details.
- NOC service: Through this ‘Generate Vehicle NOC’ service, the citizens can get the status of a vehicle before its second hand purchase, as to whether it is suspicious or clean from police records. One can generate and download the relevant NOC, required by the RTO before the transfer of ownership.
Data to know:
NCRB and NCMEC:
- Both organizations signed an agreement, to receive information child pornography, exploitation, etc.
- NCMEC, is an US-based NGO.
National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB):
- Established year: The institution was established in 1986 under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
- Headquarters: New Delhi.
- Recommendations: The organization was formed based on the recommendation of two committees;
- National Police Commission (1977-1981)
- MHA’s Task Force (1985)
- Function: NCRB act as a repository of information on crime and criminals so as to assist the investigators in linking crime to the perpetrators.
- Award: NCRB has been conferred with ‘Digital India Awards 2016’ for updation of more than 3,000 datasets on Open Government Data (OGD) Platform.
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