Computer facilities provided in 2760 police stations, says Shakeel Ahmad

February 17th, 2009 - 9:07 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Feb 17 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Dr. Shakeel Ahmad today said that the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and System (CCTNS) project has been conceptualized in the Ministry of Home Affairs to provide computer facility with internet to all police stations in the country.
In written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, Ahmad said, “Rs. 2000 crore has been allocated by Planning Commission for the said purposes during the Eleventh Five Year Plan.”
The project is at initial stage of necessary approvals and provisions have been made year-wise and component-wise in the project report.
The Minster further added that 2760 police stations have so far been provided computers out of non-plan scheme called ”Modernization of State Police Forces; with funding of Rs. 129 crore. (ANI)

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