Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched Digital Police under the CCTNS project which aims to ease on verification process on Tuesday in Delhi.
Singh said, “The digital police will provide 11 searched and 46 reports from the national database for state police and central investigative agencies.”
He added, “The system has enabled 13,775 out of 15398 police stations to enter 100 percent data into the software.”
The home minister further added that logins and passwords have been provided to all central investigating agencies and state police to access the database and crime statistics.
With the launching of the portal people now can electronically apply and seek verification for tenants, domestic helps and even passports.
The CCTNS is exclusively for the state police and security agencies, while the new system is more people centric.
Union home secretary Rajiv Mehrishi said that the digital portal is more citizen centric.
“With the launch verification process for passport will become smoother and channeled.
An home ministry official explaining the new portal said that one will have to log in to www.digitalpolice.go.in to access the facilities.
The official added that nearest police station will swing into action once distress alert is raised online.
With the launch of the portal Delhi and Telangane police has started offering verification services.
The home ministry believes all states will be connected under this system by next year.
TVSN Prasad said, “We are hoping to connect whole country through this system.”
In the next one year we are hoping to connect whole country through this system. T V S N Prasad, Joint Secretary, MHA said.