NCRB launches ‘Citizen Services’ mobile app

National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) celebrated its 33rd Inception Day, on March 11, 2018 (Sunday) in their newly constructed Complex at Mahipalpur, New Delhi and released “Citizen Services” Mobile APP.

Shri Rajiv Jain, Director, IB was the Chief Guest and Dr. A. P. Maheshwari, DG BPR&D was the Guest of Honour on this occasion. Senior officials of CPOs, Director General of CISF, DRI and Ex- Directors General/ Directors of NCRB also graced the occasion with their presence.

An exhibition showcasing various in-house developed applications by NCRB under CCTNS Project, Finger Prints Science, ‘Vahan-Samanvay’, ‘Talash’ Mobile APPs Citizen Complaint, View FIR, Police Station Locater, NCRB Publications of ‘Crime in India’, ‘Accidental Deaths & Suicides in India’ and ‘Prison Statistics India’ was also organised.

On the occasion Chief Guest released a Mobile App called “Citizen Services” developed in-house by NCRB. This single App is a bouquet of various essential police related services to the citizen. The App can be used by citizen for various services such as Complaint Registration & Status Check, View FIR Detail, SOS – Stay Safe, Locate Police Stations, Vahan-Samanvay, Emergency Contact List, Police Stations Telephone Directory etc.

While welcoming the guests Dr. Ish Kumar, Director, NCRB also briefed about the origin of NCRB and the milestones achieved during past 32 Years. Pertaining to CCTNS he stated that more than 93% police stations have been connected and today’s CCTNS National Data base consists of more than 12.5 crore records which includes digitization and migration of more than 4 crore CD files since 2003 apart from 4.25 Cr records in CCIS. More than 5 lakh police personal have been trained on CCTNS. 35 States and UTs have opened State Citizen Portals where citizens can avail of various services. At present some of the States like Haryana and Rajasthan are completely working online and as many as 18 States has started submitting CCTNS generated outputs to the courts. He also emphasized the importance of Data Analytics for Predictive Policing making a way for emerging Centre of Excellence in Crime Data Analytics & Intelligence and Finger Print Science.

On the occasion of celebration of 33rd Inception Day, Chief Guest Shri Rajiv Jain, IPS, Director, Intelligence Bureau, emphasized the importance of making user friendly systems and making them useful to Citizens. He also suggested to take the IT initiatives of NCRB to other countries through Ministry of External Affairs. He assured all help to NCRB in all its endeavors.

Guest of Honour Dr. A. P. Maheshwari, IPS, Director General, Bureau of Police Research & Development, has emphasized the importance of data and its usage for any dynamic organization like NCRB. Usage of data for deducting result oriented actions is the new trend in current world.

An Investiture Ceremony was organised to felicitate 19 NCRB officers (list enclosed), for their sincerity and dedication towards their work in the Bureau. Different meritorious children of NCRB Employees also received the Prizes during the occasion. NCRB also organises various GK/quiz competitions and intra-sports every year. Prizes along with Commendation Certificates were given to the winners of various categories.

Cultural Program from were organised on this occasion, where NCRB Staff & their family members, Song & Drama Division of Ministry of I&B and Foreign Police Trainees, enlightened everyone with their magical performances.

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