Kohima, 12 May (MTNews): To upgrade the existing hardware and software to the latest platforms, Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) Tech Refresh 2023 was launched today by Renchamo P Kikon, IPS, ADGP (Adm) and State Nodal Officer CCTNS in a short program held at PHQ Conference Hall.
CCTNS is a flagship initiative of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India, for computerization of police processes and sharing of crime and criminal data through an integrated framework. CCTNS has been in use in Nagaland since 2012 and at present all 83 police stations have been implemented with CCTNS.
The purpose of the ‘CCTNS Tech Refresh 2023’ is to upgrade the existing hardware and software to the latest platforms for improving the capabilities and efficiency of CCTNS usage primarily at the police stations. Tech-Refresh 2023 covers all 83 police stations implemented with CCTNS and applicable higher offices in the State, which is being carried out in district-wise batches.
After the brief inaugural program on 12 May 2023, a total of 100 workstations and accessories for CCTNS usage were issued to the first batch of offices which includes eleven police stations under Kohima, Tseminyu and State Level Police Stations at PHQ, two District Crime Records Bureau under Kohima and Tseminyu, and two SP Offices under Kohima and Tseminyu districts.
A total of 779 workstations/accessories are under process to be delivered in the subsequent batches covering the remaining 72 police stations, 12 DCRBs, and 12 SP Offices.
In addition, workstations and accessories have also been procured for augmenting the existing CCTNS training infrastructure. ‘CCTNS Tech Refresh 2023’ was made possible through the CCTNS Fund sanctioned by MHA through the Scheme “Assistance to States for Modernization of Police”.