Bangalore, Aug 3: Home Ministry officials reported that the government had selected Wipro Infotech to develop software for digitising crime and criminal tracking network system under the national e-governance plan.
Wipro Infotech will link 14,000 police stations and 6,000 police offices across the country for tracking crime records on real-time basis in digital format.
The new project includes connectivity of police units at various levels within the state and between states and union territories. It will also link police functions at state and central levels to external entities.
"The system aims to create a nationwide networked infrastructure for IT-enabled criminal tracking system. Spanning across 35 states and union territories, it will link about 14,000 police stations and 6,000 higher police offices across the country," said Anand Sankaran, Wipro vice-president.
In 2009, Wipro Infotech developed a 'Police Information System' to cover important activities related to day-to-day functioning of police departments, including back-end administrative process of general administration, finance, stores etc.