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Multi Agency Centre (MAC)

Multi Agency Centre (MAC):

The Intelligence Bureau (IB) has been granted 138.48 crore by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for a “technology upgrade” of the Multi Agency Centre (MAC).

  • It is a common counter-terrorism grid under the Intelligence Bureau that was made operational in 2001 following the Kargil War.
  • As many as 28 organisations, including the Research and Analysis Wing (R&AW), armed forces and State police, are part of the platform.
  • Various security agencies share real-time intelligence inputs on the MAC.