Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha declared the much-awaited Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & Systems (CCTNS) project of J&K Police “Go-Live” and launched the “JK eCOP” Mobile Application here at Raj Bhavan.Speaking on the occasion, the Lt Governor observed that the new citizen-centric technological interventions will help in creating a comprehensive and integrated system enhancing the efficiency and effective policing at all levels.The Lt Governor advised the police personnel to work in synergy, adopt new technology and innovations for modern and effective policing. The new initiatives will definitely strengthen the quick response mechanism of JKP and help public in need,” he added.Sh. A. K. Choudhary, Special DG Crime gave a detailed briefing about the CCTNS project and “JK eCOP” Mobile Application.CCTNS will make the Police function citizen-friendly and more transparent by automating the functioning of Police Stations, besides providing multiple channels by simplifying the process to access services from the police. About 222 Police Stations and 100 Higher Offices have also been covered under CCTNS till date, it was informed.“JK eCOP” Mobile App will provide all police related public services. The app has been developed keeping in mind the needs of the public as well as smooth functioning of the Police department.The app provides features like One Click access for locating the nearest Police Station, panic button to send distress message, and provides all the important helpline numbers to the public. Public can register complaints, share information with the police, report Accident & Traffic Violations, besides availing of various Citizen Services.The public can also access information regarding the status of National Highway on a real time basis, e-Crime Awareness, Safety Tips for Tourists, Foreigners Registration, Yatra Guidelines, Senior Citizens Safety etc, it was further informed.On being informed about the status of the process to cover newly established Police Stations under CCTNS, the Lt Governor asked the officials to complete the same at the earliest to ensure time-bound delivery of the services to the citizens of J&K.The Lt Governor also advised the concerned officials to explore the possibility of developing the version of “JK eCOP” Application for all types of mobile phones so that maximum population can avail its benefits.