It is a e governance too which stands for Crime and Criminal Tracking network system. It aims at creating a comprehensive and integrated system for effective policing through e governance. It is envisaged as a countrywide integrated database on crime incidents and criminals. It aims to connect all police stations, with their crime and criminal data, with a central database. It was conceived as a response to the Mumbai attacks of 2008 and approved in 2009.The system is already in operation in many states but with a limited coverage.The first phase of CCTNS is nearing completion. 14,500 of 15,500 police stations across the country have been connected.