No more physical police verification for passports: Home Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi– No more Physical police verification needed when you will apply for a passport because the union government plans to connect the service with a robust national database of crimes and criminals that will check the antecedents of applicants at tache click of a mouse. In a report Union Home Secretary Mr. Rajiv Mehrishi said that the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project (CCTNS) is expected to link with the passport service. Once it will link with Master data base it will replace physical police verification.
Gotten some information about the wellbeing of the database, the home secretary said plausibility of hacking was dependably there yet enough shields have been set up and the National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Center has been restricted in for the errand.
The home priest said the computerized police entry will give residents, office for online protest enrollment and demand for precursor confirmation.
“The police entrance will give 11 looks and 46 reports from the national database for state police and focal examination organizations. Focal exploring and research offices have additionally been given logins to the advanced police database to get to wrongdoing insights,” he said in the wake of propelling the gateway.
Singh said the CCTNS has empowered 13,775 out of 15,398 police headquarters to enter 100 for every penny information into the product.
He said starting at now the CCTNS national database has around 7 crore information records relating to past and current criminal cases.
Singh said the CCTNS venture will help in understanding the Prime Minister Narenda Modis dream of Minimum Government Maximum Governance.
A home service official said the CCTNS will encourage skillet India look on total national wrongdoing and criminal database that is available to the researching officers all through the nation.
The CCTNS undertaking will interconnect around 15,398 police headquarters and extra 5,000 workplaces of supervisory cops the nation over and digitize information identified with FIR enrollment, examination and charge sheets in all police headquarters.
The task has been stretched out by the administration for one year till March 2018
The one-year expansion will help the legislature to extensively accomplish the rest of the objectives of the CCTNS, which was brought about by the previous Home Minister P Chidambaram when the UPA was in control.
“In Some states Police is already using CCTNS for passport credentials. Policemen have a devices and he go to an applicant’s address and his or her details uploaded to the network by him. In this way it will minimise contact with police and reduce time,” he told the reporters.
In a question regarding safety of database, The home secretary said there was always possibility of hacking but enough safeguards have been put in place and the National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre has been roped in for it. CCTNS project will help to achieve the Prime Minister Narenda Modi’s dream of ‘Minimum Government Maximum Governance’. In a report CCTNS project will interconnect around 15,398 police stations and 5,000 offices of supervisory police officers across the country.
Since many goals are yet to achieve in this project which will be supposed to complete by March 2018. When compilation of database will be complete, this facilitates many services like police verification for various purposes like issuance of passport, reporting a crime, online tracking of the case progress and online reporting of grievances against police officials etc.