The National Crime Records
Bureau (NCRB) published the annual Crime in India Report 2018
According to the report,
3,78,277 cases of crime against women were reported, up from 3,59,849 in
2017. Uttar Pradesh topped the list with 59,445 cases, followed by
Maharashtra and West Bengal.
The conviction rate in rape
related cases stood at 27.2% even though the rate of filing charge sheets
was 85.3% in such case
The NCRB also released the
Accidental Death and Suicides in India 2018 report, which said that 10,349
people working in the farm sector ended their lives in 2018, accounting
for 7.7 % of the total number of suicides in the country
set-up in 1986 to function as a repository of information on crime and
criminals so as to assist the investigators in linking crime to the
perpetrators based on the recommendations of the Tandon Committee to the
National Police Commission (1977-1981) and the MHA’s Task force (1985).
NCRB was entrusted with the responsibility for monitoring, coordinating
and implementing the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems
(CCTNS) project in the year 2009. The project connects 15000+ police
stations and 6000 higher offices of police in the country.
launched National Digital Police Portal. It allows search for a criminal /
suspect on the CCTNS database apart from providing various services to
citizens like filing of complaints online and seeking antecedent
verification of tenants, domestic helps, drivers etc.
has also been entrusted to maintain National Database of Sexual Offenders
(NDSO) and has also been designated as the Central Nodal Agency to manage
technical and operational functions of the ‘Online Cyber-Crime Reporting
Portal’ through which any citizen can lodge a complaint as an evidence of
crime related to child pornography, rape/gang rape.
compiles and publishes National Crime Statistics i.e. Crime in India,
Accidental Deaths & Suicides and also Prison Statistics