CCTNS: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Government Approval of Artificial Facial Recognition System

Published: March 5, 2020

The Ministry of Home Affairs has given its approval for the use of Artificial Facial Recognition System (AFRS) for identification of missing children, unrecognised corpses and criminals. AFRS: The AFRS is to be an application for identification and verification of target individuals by comparing images from CCTV footage with an existing database. This is to ..

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32nd interaction of PRAGATI held: Rs 24,000 crores worth projects discussed

Published: January 22, 2020

On 22 January, 2020, PM Modi chaired the 32nd PRAGATI meet. Under the Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation, the Prime Minister reviewed projects that are being implemented by the union government and their progress. Highlights The Prime Minister discussed 24 projects that were of worth Rs 24,000 crores at the meet. The projects were spread ..

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Home Minister launches ERSS, E-Beat Book System and E-Saathi App

Published: September 21, 2019

Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah launched three citizen centric services of Chandigarh Police, in Chandigarh. The services launched include- Emergency Response Support System (ERSS – Dial 112), ‘E-Beat Book’ System and ‘E-Saathi App’. Home Minister observed that the beat officer system has been cornerstone of Indian Policing system for ages and by such ..

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Government launches digital police portal under CCTNS

Published: August 21, 2017

The Union Ministry of Home Affairs launched digital police portal under Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project (CCTNS). The portal is a smart policing initiative of the Government to provide services to citizens and aid efficient police investigation. It will help in realising Government’s dream of ‘Minimum Government Maximum Governance’. Digital police portal ..

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Home Ministry asks States to Link Prisons with Courts via Video Conferencing

Published: May 9, 2017

The Ministry of Home Affairs has asked all the state governments to link prisons with courts through video conferencing in order to expedite trials and to save costs of escorting undertrials to courts. The Home Ministry’s advisory to the states has been issued following a national conference of heads of prisons in states and UTs on prison reforms. Salient Highlights In ..

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