CCTNS (Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems)

Project Background

The CCTNS Programme was conceived as a Mission Mode Project fully sponsored by the Government of India under the National e-Governance Programme (NeGP). Ministry of Home Affairs and National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) are implementing the project across the country with the help and support of State Governments and Union Territories. NCRB is the central nodal agency that would manage CCTNS.


The broad objectives of the CCTNS project are streamlining investigation and prosecution processes, strengthening of intelligence gathering machinery, improved public delivery system and citizen-friendly interface, nationwide sharing of information across on crime and criminals and improving efficiency and effectiveness of police functioning

Project Coverage

  • UT of Lakshadweep has 9 Police Station; 7 Coastal Police Station and a Police Headquarter in Kavaratti.
  • All Police locations are connected through State Wide Area Network (SWAN) in UT of Lakshadweep
  • FIR registrations in all Police Stations are started through Central CAS (4.5) from 23rd December 2015 onwards.