Crime Records

CRIME CRIMINAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (CCIS) software is being used at NCRB for extracting data pertaining to Crime & Criminal and Property as received from SCRBx and generating various reports. Used by CBI to ascertain the criminal antecedents of arrested/wanted persons. Started since 1994 and almost all the states have stopped reporting information on Crime and Criminals through CCIS software except A&N Islands. The data is now being captured through CAS(Common Application Software) under CCTNS project.

VAHAN SAMANVAY is an online Motor Vehicle Coordination system, is designed for coordination of stolen and recovered motor vehicles. Police, Regional Transport Offices and Insurance Sector are the stakeholders of this system. A motor vehicle enquiry counter for the convenience of the General Public is operational at NCRB at New Delhi. Many State/UT Police Organizations are also operating Motor Vehicle Enquiry Counters in their respective States/UTs for the convenience of General Public. The enquiry service is also available online for the General Public.
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National Crime Records Bureau has introduced Motor Vehicle Enquiry Service for General Public. The General Public can avail this service to know the status of a motor vehicle
• Whether the vehicle has been recovered (in case it is reported as stolen by Police)?
• Whether the vehicle has been reported as stolen by Police?

NCRB is providing this facility through post, through Motor Vehicle Verification Counter and through Online Portal. The General Public may avail the services as per their preferred mode. However, they are encouraged to use online mode.

Motor Vehicle Enquiry Counter
A Motor Vehicle Enquiry Counter is functional at NCRB headquarter at New Delhi since 05.01.2001. An individual can avail the service of this counter on all working days (Monday to Friday) from 10:00 Hrs. to 12:30 Hrs. and 16.00 Hrs. to 17.00 paying a nominal fee of Rs.10/-. The individual is required to fill the application form (available at counter) and enclose the legible copy of following documents:
i. Identity proof
ii. Registration certificate of vehicle
iii. FIR (to know the recovered status of vehicle already reported stolen by police)

Only one application is accepted from each individual. Motor Vehicle Enquiry Counters running at the States/UTs are listed below:

Arunachal Pradesh : Itanagar, Twang
UT of Chandigarh : Chandigarh
Gujarat : Rajkot
Himachal Pradesh : Bilaspur, Chamba, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kinnaur, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan Una.
J & K : Jammu
Karnataka : Bijapur, Chikmaglur, Hassan, Koppal
Punjab : Bhatinda, SAS Nagar, Faridkot, Ludhiana, Monga, Rupnagar (Ropar).

Through Post
An individual can send Motor Vehicle Enquiry application through post also. The applicant must ensure to enclose following with the application:
i. Indian Postal Order or Demand Draft of a bank for Rs.10/- in favour of Director, NCRB.
ii. Complete detail of motor vehicle, i.e. Registration Number, Engine Number, Chassis Number, Type, Make, Manufacturing year of the vehicle
iii. Complete postal address of the applicant.
iv. Legible copy of FIR (to know the recovered status of vehicle already reported stolen by police)
v. Legible copy of registration certificate

Only one application is accepted from an individual. The incomplete application shall not be entertained and no correspondence shall be made in this regard. The replies are intimated by ordinary post only.

Online motor vehicle enquiry
The motor vehicle enquiry service is also available online, which is free of cost and no documentation is required. The individual may visit page. The individual is now required to select “General Public” option and fill the particulars to get the result.

COLOUR PORTRAIT BUILDING SYSTEM (PBS) helps to extract Face components like Head, Eye, Nose, Mouth, Chin etc., described by witness similar to criminal, from the digitized portraits directory and assemble these components to construct face image of accused. By using CPBS, NCRB has been assisting the Investigating Officers of States/UTs Police, CBI and other police agencies by preparing the Portraits of the accused based on the account given by the eyewitnesses. The application is designed to run under Windows 9X/XP/NT/2K Operating System.
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NCRB created a National level database and developed & deployed Web-enabled software for online recording and reporting of Fake Indian Currency Notes (FICN) Seizures made by State/UT Police, Investigation Agencies, Intelligence Agencies & CAPF and Detections made by Banks (RBI, Public Sector, Private Sector & Foreign Banks). The link to the system is available below and can be accessed round the clock by Ministry of Home Affairs, Ministry of Finance and other authorized users. Exclusive training-cum-workshops have been conducted for all stakeholders.
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Data on Fire arms and ammunitions is collected from State police for creation of national database on firearms and ammunition. The information is used for framing replies to Parliament Queries and queries raised by other law enforcement agencies.

Talash software was in operation in this Bureau since 1990. The main objective of the software was to trace out Missing Persons/Unidentified Persons and Un-identified Dead bodies. Old Talash DOS based system was operational since 1997 and was upgraded to Windows platform in 2000. Data was migrated to Windows platform. Finally, in the year 2016 a new web based Talash system was developed which is operational at NCRB since April 2016. This system is further enhancement of old Talash Systems containing detailed information with additional parameters for capturing quality data helpful for better and accurate matching.
Statistical data is also collected in both Monthly & Annual Proforma from SCRBx.