Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh on 11 February 2015 launched the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS) project in the state.
This 19 crore rupees project will be completely funded by the Union Government. It will help in connecting 177 sites and 114 police stations in the state besides 13 district headquarters, 26 sub-divisional police officers and three police ranges along with state crime records bureau.
It will also connect CID crime branch, 14 control rooms, finger print bureau, forensic science laboratory and 16 CCTNS training centers in the state.
The project will also provide multiple channels to access citizen centric services from police and online access for registering petitions. The police will make available general services such as request for certificates, verifications and permissions via citizen portal.
The project was undertaken as a Mission Mode Project under the National e-governance plan which had been visualized with key objectives of reaching out to the public in quicker manner along with enhancing the working capabilities of the police department.
When: 11 February 2015