Ministry of Home Affairs has launched the National Database on Sexual Offenders (NDSO) on 20th September 2018.
This online facility is exclusively for the use of law enforcement agencies having access to Inter-operable Criminal Justice System (ICJS).
NDSO is a central database of sexual offenders in the country which is being maintained by the NCRB.
As on 28th December 2018, the NDSO has 4,93,778 records of offenders involved in sexual offences like rape, gang rape, eve teasing, stalking, child abuse etc.
This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir in written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today.