NCRB of India Introduces Citizen Services Mobile App
The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) of India has introduced a Mobile App template, which is a bouquet of 9 police related services, for the citizen.
These services will provide smooth interface between citizens and police. States and UTs upon customization can host this App on their CCTNS platform through which citizens can register police complaint, and can check the status of their complaint.
Another feature of the App also enables a complainant to download FIR (except those categorized as “Sensitive”). Clicking the SOS button of the App, automatically sends an emergency SMS to friends and family with user’s current location.
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Locate Police Station feature helps a citizen locate nearby police station details and route to approach using GPS technology.
Emergency Contact List provides helpline numbers, which are useful during emergency or regular services like Fire Brigade, Ambulance, Medical Emergency, Women Helpline, Railway Helpline and Child Helpline.
Any citizen can anonymously inform Police about any suspicious / anti-social activities using Citizen Tip feature. Using Telephone Directory feature, citizens can view detail of any police station in a district for particular State.
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Vahan Samanvay stolen vehicle Registration feature is helpful to the public, Road Transport Authorities, and Insurance agencies, to verify the status of stolen / recovered vehicles, before purchase, re-registration, claim settlement, etc.
Talash / Missing Person (Lost persons Registration) is a weblink in the App to provide a link to NCRB website displaying missing persons / unidentified dead bodies and unidentified persons.
Developed by in-house team of NCRB, the App is being released to States / UTs for utilization at field levels.
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