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From conventional policing to digital policing

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By EMN Updated: Oct 16, 2013 12:23 am
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DIMAPUR, OCTOBER 15

THE statewide roll out of the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & System (CCTNS) was launched by Home Minister G. Kaito Aye at PHQ Conference Hall, Kohima on Tuesday
Launching the programme, Kaito emphasised the need of police for modernization with CCTNS application which is a flagship programme of Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA). Kaito stressed that CCTNS will bring a massive change in the present police functioning which will benefit the police personnel and bring confidence to the general public through this system.
He also conveyed a special thanks to MHA for the 100 percent grant for this project to this fund-starved State and for its initiative to transform the conventional way of policing into a digital policing at par with the rest of the country and the world.
The Home Minister instructed the consultants, system integrators, BSNL and all key stakeholders to deliver all the bundle of services under CCTNS. He also directed that proper handholding be made available to the police personnel for operational purpose.
The importance and support of the media was also stressed upon for proper mass communication of CCTNS project including the main objective of the project and the citizen-centric portal services which will be launched shortly for the benefits of the citizen of Nagaland.
The Home Minister had successfully entered the general diary (GD) into the new CCTNS application at the police station level in one of the districts by remotely accessing from PHQ. He congratulated Nagaland Police for the successful roll out of this Project and its key stakeholders.
Chairman and DGP Besesayo Kezo highlighted the need for integrated networking system for police and envisaged the prime motive behind the introduction of CCTNS which is a scheme conceived by MHA to be inducted into the existing policing system. He further explained that CCTNS will be a system for enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness for policing through creation of IT enabled state-of-the-art tracking system for investigation and crime detection of criminals through the countrywide network of 14000 plus police station.
The project aims at making the police functioning people friendly and more transparent by computerising day today functioning at police station. It also aims at improving the delivery of the citizen centric services through interface with the citizen portal which is likely to be rolled out in the State very soon.
The modern technology will help the police personnel at the police station level and senior officers for better monitoring and supervision.
The DGP congratulated all the SPs and police personnel of all the districts for their interest in adapting the modern system.
IGP (Training & Border) and CCTNS Nodal Officer Nagaland, Renchamo Kikon, gave the status and the overview of the project.
Out of the 51 police stations for all the 11 districts under CCTNS Project, 27 police stations have been connected with the Core Application Software at State Data Centre, Kohima. The remaining police stations will be connected subsequently with operational State data centre where the application is hosted and replicated at Disaster Recovery Center which is located at New Delhi.
The programme was attended by all the senior officers at PHQ, various stakeholders of the Project namely department of IT, National Informatics Center, BSNL , consultants and system integrators of the Project and the staff of PHQ including L. Singsit, Special Secretary (Home).

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By EMN Updated: Oct 16, 2013 12:23:07 am