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

Mission Shakti launched in Uttar Pradesh

Published: October 17, 2020

On October 17, 2020, the Uttar Pradesh Government launched “Mission Shakti” for women empowerment in the state. It aims to reduce crime against women in the state. Highlights Under the scheme, the state will have a separate room for women complainants in 1,535 police stations spread all over the state. The State government is widely ..

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NCRB releases “Crimes in India” report

Published: September 30, 2020

On September 29, 2020, the National Crime Record Bureau released a report titled “Crime in India”, 2019. According to the report, crimes against women increased by 7.3% between 2018 and 2019. Key Findings of Women Uttar Pradesh reported highest number of cases in both the categories, crimes against women and crimes against scheduled castes Assam ..

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NCRB report on Road Accident

Published: September 3, 2020

In September 2020, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has released the annual report on Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India (ADSI) for the year 2019. Key highlights According to the report, road crash deaths in the country have increased by 1.3 per cent to 1,54,732 from 1,52,780. Road traffic injuries constitute the 8th leading ..

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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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NCRB report on women and child trafficking: Mumbai and Kolkata highest

Published: February 10, 2020

In 2011, the Supreme Court had constituted a panel to submit its report on children and women trafficking. The panel submitted its report in 2019. It had recommended NCRB (National Crime Records Bureau) to compile data on missing children and women trafficking. The key findings of the report prepared by NCRB is as follows Findings ..

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