National Crime Record Bureau

National Crime Record Bureau for UPSC IAS
  • National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) was set up in 1986 to function as a repository of information on crime and criminals under the ambit of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • It was established on the recommendations of the Tandon Committee to the National Police Commission (1977-1981) and the MHA’s Taskforce (1985).
  • The Bureau has also been entrusted to maintain the National Database of Sexual Offenders (NDSO) and share it with the States/UTs on a regular basis.
  • NCRB has also been designated as the Central Nodal Agency to manage technical and operational functions of the Online Cyber-Crime Reporting Portal
  • Crime in India” has been published by the NCRB since the year 1953.

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