Status of NATGRID project

Home Affairs

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 379

TO BE ANSWERED ON THE 05TH FEBRUARY, 2020/MAGHA 16, 1941 (SAKA)

STATUS OF NATGRID PROJECT

379. DR. AMAR PATNAIK:

Will the Minister of HOME AFFAIRS be pleased to state:

(a) the status of the National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) Project and the expected timeline for completion;

(b) the list of databases that will be linked to NATGRID; and

(c) whether Government shall use privately held databases from online aggregators which provide booking services for airlines, hotels and similar services?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS

(SHRI G. KISHAN REDDY)

(a): NATGRID has been created as an IT platform to assist the Security and law enforcement agencies to counter terror for national security. Physical infrastructure for NATGRID will be completed by 31.03.2020 and IT Solution will go live by 31.12.2020.
(b) and (c): NATGRID will link several databases including Railways, Police, Stolen Vehicles, Immigration, Airline, Passports, Vehicles ownership, Driving Licenses, PAN data etc.

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