MoHA’s CCTNS aims at containing crimes: DGP

ITANAGAR, Aug 30: Terming crime criminal tracking Network system (CCTN) a mission mode project of Union Ministry of Home Affairs, Arunachal Pradesh director general of police R. P. Upadhyaya told media persons at police headquarters (PHQ) here on Saturday that the CCTNS project is totally based on internet.

His briefing was immediately after threadbare discussion of the CCTN by superintendents of police of various districts and senior police officer on how to contain crimes during a conference.

The investigating police officers could check the records through internet from their police station and PHQ to update themselves in several criminal cases, pending cases. This would help them to take necessary action on time to contain crimes and improve security scenario of the state.

However, many parts of state lacks proper internet facility for which Arunachal Pradesh has been lacking behind in comparison to other North East states, he said adding the activities of many police stations of various districts were reviewed for taking prompt actions. The vision document of state police for next five years was also discussed which would be submitted to the state government for, he said.

However, the state police have taken bold steps for modernization by procuring several equipments, including fire tenders, water cannon and electronically fitted tear gas sprayer Vajra van, few of which which have been sent to districts  per requirement, he said, adding it is a continuing process.

Pointing out that infrastructure development has been badly affected due to COVID-19 pandemic, he said that works of all approved projects, like construction of police barracks, housing project including for police stations have resumed slowly. However, all 175 projects for modernization, mobility and infrastructures have been approved on priority, the DGP added.

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