Criminal Case Management System

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Overview:

In a major fillip to India’s fight against terrorism and organised crime, Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation virtually inaugurated a unique digital Criminal Case Management System (CCMS) and also launches a mobile app ‘Sankalan in New Delhi.

About Criminal Case Management System 

  • It will enable the National Investigation Agency (NIA) personnel to better coordinate in terrorism and organized crime cases, thereby improving justice delivery.
  • The new stand-alone version of CCMS has been developed by designed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).
  • It is a user-friendly and easy-to-deploy, customizable, browser-based software to help the State Police forces in their investigations and prosecution.
  • The state-of-the-art CCMS software would not only bring standardisation into investigations but also enable easy and streamlined compilation of terror-related data across the country. 

What is Sankalan app?

  • It has been designed for navigating through new criminal laws as a bridge between old and new criminal laws.
  • This app will work as a comprehensive guide for all stakeholders.
  • It will work in offline mode as well and its availability has been ensured in far-flung areas so that all stakeholders can have access to desired information around the clock.
  • Sankalan app will be available for download on Google Play Store, Apple Store and its desktop version may be downloaded from official websites of MHA and National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).

Q1) What is National Investigation Agency (NIA)?

It is functioning as the Central Counter Terrorism Law Enforcement Agency of India. It also aims to set the standards of excellence in counter-terrorism and other national security-related investigations at the national level with an oriented workforce.

Source: Union Home Minister of Home Affairs virtually launches unique Digital Criminal Case Management System (CCMS) Platform of National Investigation Agency (NIA)