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MHA’s Digital Criminal Case Management System (CCMS) Plat-form

Why is it in the news?

  • The Digital Criminal Case Management System (CCMS) platform was launched by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).
  • It was designed and developed by the National Investigation Agency (NIA).

More about the news

  • It is user-friendly and easy-to-deploy browser-based software.
  • It is customizable to meet the specific needs of State Police forces.

Significance of Digital CCMS

  • Facilitates better coordination among NIA personnel in terrorism and organized crime cases, thereby enhancing justice delivery.
  • Helps State Police forces organize, integrate, and digitalize data generated during investigations, including case documents, extracted data, collected evidence, and charge-sheets presented to court.
  • Promotes stronger cooperation between central and state agencies, including Anti-Terror Squads of State Police.
  • Standardizes investigations, streamlines compilation of terror-related data, and improves conviction rates in sensitive and complex cases nationwide.
  • Aids in the preparedness of NIA and State Police forces to implement new Criminal laws such as Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita, Bharatiya Nagarik Suraksha Sanhita, and Bharatiya Sakhsya Sanhita.

The MHA also launched Sankalan App

  • It’s a compendium of New Criminal Laws, by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).
  • Acts as a bridge between old and new criminal laws, facilitating navigation through the legal framework.
  • Designed to work in offline mode and ensure availability in remote areas.
National Investigation Agency (NIA)

·       Central counter-terrorism law enforcement agency established under the NIA Act, 2008.

·       Headquarters located in New Delhi.


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