34th Inception Day of NCRB

• Recently, 34th Inception day of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), was celebrated in New Delhi.

• National Crime Records Bureau was formed on 11th March 1986.

Key highlights

• NCRB is mandated to empower the Indian Police with Information Technology (IT) and is responsible for collecting, maintaining and analyzing the crime data of the country.

• It is the nodal agency for an authentic source of data on crime, accidents, suicides, and prisons for policy matters and research.

• It is also the apex nodal agency for all fingerprint related matters including accreditation of Fingerprint Experts in the country.

• It, furthermore, imparts training in IT and Fingerprint Science for Indian Police Officers as well as Foreign Police officers.

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Mains Paper 2: Polity

Prelims level: NCRB

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