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7th December, 2021 Polity

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  • The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs has urged the State Governments to follow the crime analytics model of Delhi Police.

Recommendations of Panel:

  • Crime Mapping Analytics and Productive System and related tools were deployed on the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS).
  • SOP on registration of FIRs should include guidelines to police to record reasons for delay in reporting of crimes by the complainants to the police. 
  • police are needed to be sensitised to the need for taking proactive measures to avert crime against women and children and also to prosecute offenders in such cases expeditiously.


About Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS)

  • Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) is a Mission Mode project under the National e-Governance Plan for creating a single repository of crime and criminal data for enhancing the efficiency and effectiveness of policing at the Police Station level.
  • Out of total 16,098 police stations in the country, the CCTNS software is being implemented in over 95 per cent of police stations and connectivity is available at 97per cent police stations. 93 per cent police stations are entering 100 percent FIRs through CCTNS.
  • CCTNS also created facilities and mechanism to provide public services like registration of online complaints, ascertaining the status of case registered at the police station, verification of persons etc.
  • Its aims to
    • Provide Citizen Centric Police Services via a web portal
    • Pan India search on National database of Crime & Criminal records
    • Crime and Criminal reports at State and Center
    • Computerization of Police Processes.

Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan Pension Scheme


  • According to the Ministry of Labour & Employment, nearly 46 lakh Unorganised Workers (UW) have been registered under thePradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maandhan (PM-SYM) pension scheme.


About the Scheme:

  • It is a voluntary and contributory pension scheme under which the subscriber would receive a minimum assured pension of Rs 3000/- per month after attaining the age of 60 years
  • if the subscriber dies, the spouse of the beneficiary shall be entitled to receive 50% of the pension as family pension.
  • Family pension is applicable only to spouse.
  • The applicants between the age group of 18 to 40 years will have to make monthly contributions ranging between Rs 55 to Rs 200 per month till they attain the age of 60
  • On the maturity of the scheme, an individual will be entitled to obtain a monthly pension of Rs. 3000/-.


Eligibility Criteria

  • For Unorganized Worker (UW)
  • Entry age between 18 to 40 years
  • Monthly Income Rs 15000 or below



  • Minimum Assured Pension: Each subscriber under the scheme will receive minimum assured pension of Rs 3000 per month after attaining the age of 60 years.
  • In case of death during receipt of pension: If the subscriber dies during the receipt of pension, his or her spouse will be entitled to receive 50 percent of the pension as family pension. This family pension is applicable only to spouse.
  • In case of death before the age of 60 years: If a beneficiary has given regular contribution and dies before attaining the age of 60 years, his or her spouse will be entitled to continue the scheme subsequently by payment of regular contribution or may even exit the scheme.


About Unorganised Workers:

  • Unorganized Workers (UW) are mostly engaged as home based workers, street vendors, mid-day meal workers, head loaders, brick kiln workers, cobblers, rag pickers, domestic workers, washer men, rickshaw pullers, landless laborers, own account workers, agricultural workers, construction workers, beedi workers, handloom workers, leather workers, audio- visual workers or workers in similar other occupations.
  • There are approximately 42 crore such Unorganized workers in the country.