The Ministry of Home Affairs has set up 18 labs in various states to combat the increasing cybercrime rate. The labs provide state-of-the-art cyber forensic-cum-training to personnel. While labs in some states are fully functional, the others are in the last stage of completion and will be working soon. According to the National Crime Record Bureau, there were 44546 cybercrime cases registered in 2019 up from 27248 in 2018.