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Crime And Criminal Tracking Network And Systems (CCTNS)

  • It is a plan scheme conceived in the light of experience of a non-plan scheme namely – Common Integrated Police Application (CIPA) (2004-09).
  • It aims at creating a comprehensive and integrated system for enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of policing through adopting of principle of e-Governance and creation of a nationwide networking infrastructure for evolution of IT-enabled-stateof-the-art tracking system around ‘Investigation of crime and detection of criminals’.
  • Ministry of Home Affairs and National Crime Records Bureau would play a key role in planning the program in collaboration with the Police leadership within States.
  • Digital Police Portal has been launched under the CCTNS project: It will enable citizens to register FIRs online and the portal will initially offer seven Public Delivery Services in 34 States & UTs, like Person and Address Verification e.g. of employees, tenants, nurses etc, permission for hosting Public Events, Lost & Found Articles and Vehicle theft etc.
  • The Inter-operable Criminal Justice System (ICJS) aims to integrate the CCTNS project with the e-courts and e-prisons databases in the first instance and with the other pillars of the criminal justice system – Forensics, Prosecution, Juvenile homes and a nationwide Fingerprint data base of criminals in a phased manner.

Border Area Development Programme (BADP)

  • The Department of Border Management, Ministry of Home Affairs has been implementing the Border Area Development Programme (BADP) through the State Governments as part of a comprehensive approach to Border Management.    (SCHEMES OF HOME MINISTRY)
  • It is an important intervention of the Central Government to bring about development of border areas by supplementing the State Plan Funds to bridge the gaps in socioeconomic infrastructure on one hand and improving the security environment in border areas on the other.
  • The States and UTs covered are Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal along with UT of Jammu & Kashmir and UT of Laddakh.
  • Under this programme priority is given to the areas closer to the border.
  • The implementation of BADP is on participatory and decentralized basis through the Panchayati Raj institutions, Autonomous Councils and local bodies.

Cyber Crime Prevention Against Women And Children (CCPWC)

  • To have an effective mechanism to handle cybercrimes against women and children in the country
  • Main features of scheme are:
  • Online cybercrime reporting platform
  • One national level cyber forensic laboratory
  • Training of Police officers, judges & prosecutors
  • Cybercrime awareness activities
  • Research & Development     (SCHEMES OF HOME MINISTRY)
  • Central Cybercrime Reporting Portal has also been launched to report complaints
  • pertaining to Child Pornography/ Child Sexual Abuse Material or sexually explicit content.
  • One can also report complaints pertaining to cybercrimes such as mobile crimes, online and social media crimes, online financial frauds etc. through this portal.

Scheme of Modernization of Prisons (E-prison)

  • E-Prison project aims to computerize and integrate all the activities related to prison and prisoner management in the jail.   (SCHEMES OF HOME MINISTRY)
  • The E-prisons project supplements the Prisoner Information Management system (PIMS), developed by National Informatics Centre, which provides a centralized approach for recording prisoner information.
  • The PIMS records Prisoner’s Basic Details, Family Details, Biometrics (fingerprint), Photograph, Medical Details, Prisoner Case History, Prisoner Movements, Punishment details etc.

Swatantrata Sainik Samman Pension Scheme

  • The scheme provides for a monthly Samman Pension to freedom fighters, as a token of respect for their contribution in the national freedom struggle.
  • On their demise, pension is provided to their eligible dependents viz. spouses and thereafter, unmarried and unemployed daughters and dependent parents, as per prescribed eligibility norms and procedure.
  • As of March 2019, a total 1.7 lakh freedom fighters and their eligible dependents have been sanctioned the central samman pension so far.
  • It is implemented by Ministry of Home Affairs (Freedom Fighters Division).

Kabir Puraskar Scheme [SCHEMES OF HOME MINISTRY]

  • This scheme is instituted to promote communal, caste and ethnic harmony by recognizing acts of physical/moral courage and humanity exhibited by member(s) of one a community, caste or ethnic group in saving the lives and properties of the member(s) of another community, caste or ethnic group. The Award may be given by the Central Government and presented to the recipients by the Prime Minister. You can find information on award prize money, purpose of this award, eligibility criterion, method of selection, timing of announcement of award, etc.

Special Industry Initiative(SII J&K) ‘UDAAN’

  • Udaan Scheme is a Special Industry Initiative for Jammu & Kashmir in the nature of partnership between the corporate of India and Ministry of Home Affairs and implemented by National Skill Development Corporation. The program aims to provide skills training and enhance the employability of unemployed youth of J&K.
  • The Scheme is known as Special Industry Initiative for J&K christened as SII, J&K and is titled as ‘Udaan’.
  • The scheme is extended to only the State of Jammu & Kashmir which has commenced into operation from 07.11.2011.


  • Security Related Expenditure Scheme is a non-plan scheme and is under implementation since April 1, 1996.
  • The objective of the scheme is to supplement the efforts of the States to deal with the naxalite problem effectively.
  • In February 2005, this scheme was revised comprehensively. The rates of reimbursement which were initially 50% were raised to 100% and also covering more districts and more items of reimbursement.
  • The revised scheme also permits advance release of funds to the States.

Modernisation of State Police Force

  • The MPF scheme was initiated in 1969-70 and has undergone several revisions over the years.
  • It was allocated Rs 11,946 crore for the period between 2012-13 to 2016-17, which has now been doubled after last week’s Cabinet approval.      (SCHEMES OF HOME MINISTRY)
  • Funds from the MPF scheme are typically used for improving police infrastructure through construction of police stations and provision of modern weaponry, surveillance and communication equipment.  Upgradation of training infrastructure, police housing and computerisation are also important objectives funded through the scheme.


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