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  • 06 December, 2023

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Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India (ADSI) 2022

According to the Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India (ADSI) 2022 report, India reported over 1.7 lakh suicides in 2022.

  • Released by – National Crime Record Bureau’s (NCRB)
  • Maximum suicidesMaharashtra tops followed by Tamil Nadu Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Telangana.
  • No suicides of Farmers & Agricultural Laborers8 states and 4 UT’s.
  • Women statusAround 48,000 women died by suicide.
  • Among women suicides, homemakers were highest (about 14% of in total suicides) followed by students and daily wage earners..
  • Trans-persons – 28 were reported to have died by suicide.
  • CausesFamily problems and illness together accounted for almost 50% of all suicides followed by drug abuse, alcohol addiction, marriage related issues, etc.
  • Under the cause of ‘marriage related issues’ most were women specifically citing ‘dowry related’ as one of the causes.

Crime in India (2022) Report

  • It is an annual report released by NCRB.
  • Crimes against SC and ST persons – There is an overall increase where Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan reported with the highest incidents.
  • Mizoram, which had no cases of atrocities in 2021, reported atrocity cases in 2022.
  • Offences against the State – It had increased marginally than with about a 25% increase in cases registered under UAPA but there is a dip in sedition cases under IPC.
  • Fake Indian currency notes (FICN) – The government has seized FICN worth over Rs. 342 crore in 2022.

National Crime Record Bureau

  • Established- 1986
  • Headquarters- New Delhi
  • Nodal agency- Ministry of Home Affairs
  • Motto- Empowering Indian Police with Information Technology
  • Mandate- To compile and keep records of data on crime.
  • National warehouse- For the fingerprint records of Indian and foreign criminals, and assists in locating interstate criminals through fingerprint search.
  • National Cybercrime Reporting Portal- NCRB has been appointed as Central Nodal agency to manage technical and operational functions of the online cyber-crime reporting portal and associated work of Cyber Crime Prevention against Women & Children (CCPWC) scheme.
  • Crime Multi-Agency Centre (Cri-MAC)- NCRB has recently launched this application for flashing alerts or crime bulletins on important matters of crime and for inter-unit communication among disjointed police units across the country.
  • Publications-
    • Crime in India
    • Accidental Deaths and Suicides in India (ADSI)
    • Prison Statistics India
    • Report on Missing Women and Children
    • Finger Prints in India


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