NIIT Technologies, a leading global IT solutions organization, has successful launched the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS) project in Odisha. The project will reinforce the Indian Police in its modernization efforts by playing a significant role in the implementation of the ambitious CCTNS. By the end of the current calendar year full-scale implementation of the project would take place throughout the state.
The implementation of first phase has started in Odisha in two pilot districts at 36 police stations and 11 higher offices. The project will help in linking 581 police stations, connecting 728 locations. With CCTNS in place, the project facilitates digitization of approximately 25 lakhs police records of last 10 years, and will train 28,000 police personnel across the state to familiarize them with police workflow in a digitized environment. With this there will be a huge scope of improvement in the functioning of police to keep track of cases progress, and reduce manual and redundant records keeping.
Besides, the company is the system integrator for the implementation of CCTNS programs for 3 other states - Tamil Nadu, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh.