issue of notification creating National Counter Terrorism Centre (NCTC) on
03.02.2012, some States raised certain objections. Subsequently, based on their request for
wider consultation with all the States/ Union territories, a meeting was held
by the Union Government with the Chief Ministers/ Administrators/ Lt. Governors
of all the States/Union Territories on 5th May, 2012. The process of formal consultations with all
the states/UTs is on.
Grid (NATGRID) has been set up as an attached Office of the Ministry of
Home Affairs with effect from 1.12.2009.
Cabinet Committee on
Security has in principle approved the Detailed Project Report of NATGRID on
06.06.2011. Planning Commission has also
accorded its in principle approval to the project on 08.07.2011,
as a central plan scheme under MHA from 2011-12. CCS on 18.06.2012 has conveyed its approval
for an amount of Rs. 1002.97 crores
for implementation of Foundation Horizon-I and some elements of Horizon-II of
the NATGRID project. The implementation
of the Foundation and Horizon-I is in progress.
and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS) project is a mission mode
project under National e-Governance plan being implemented by the Ministry of
Home Affairs. The project aims at
creating a comprehensive and integrated system and a nation-wide networked
solution for connecting more than 15,000 Police Stations and nearly 6,000
Higher Offices in 28 States and 7 Union territories of the country for sharing
of real-time crime and criminal information.
The project implementation schedule of CCTNS project to be implemented
in the XI plan (2007-2012) was proposed for four years (2008-2012) based on a
rationale that project activities shall be undertaken by diverse stakeholders
and would be successfully completed within the proposed time. Further the project also envisages
establishment of a comprehensive and strong monitoring and coordination
mechanism both at States and Centre and a robust governance structure to
achieve the outcomes and objectives of the project. Hence, in this context a few factors have
been considered for extension of the project into the XII plan.
was stated by Shri R.P.N.Singh, Minister of State in
the Ministry of Home Affairs in written reply to a question by Sh. Mangani Lal Mandal
in the Lok Sabha today.
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