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Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
08 JAN 2019 5:08PM by PIB Delhi
E-Prisions

 All States and UTs except the States of Manipur, Nagaland, Sikkim and UT of Lakshadweep, have implemented the E-prisons network developed by the National Informatics Centre (NIC) with the financial support from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for which an allocation of Rs. 100 Crore has been approved for the Financial Years 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-2020 for procuring Information and Commercial Technologies (ICT) setup components like Hardware (Desktop systems, printers, web cameras, finger print, scanners etc.) and the Network {Local Access Network (LAN)/Broadband/Leased Line etc}. An amount of Rs. 46.33 crore has been released to the States and UTs for implementation of Eprisons programme.

 

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir in written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today.

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