Q. Consider the following statements about National Crime Records Bureau:
1. It is an Indian government agency responsible for collecting and analyzing crime data as defined by the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
2. It was established in 1951 under Ministry of Home affairs.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

About National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB):

It was established in 1986. It is an Indian government agency responsible for collecting and analyzing crime data as defined by the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and Special and Local Laws (SLL).

Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)

Headquarters: New Delhi

Initiatives undertaken by NCRB

Reports: NCRB brings out three annual reports i.e. Crime in India, Accidental Deaths & Suicides in India and Prison Statistics India. These reports are principal reference points for police officers, researchers, media & policymakers.

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