TOPIC: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate.
- MAC was created in Delhi and Subsidiary MACs were created in various states in 2002.
- It is responsible for counter-terrorism by sharing terrorism related information on a daily basis.
- They consists of representatives from various security agencies, for streamlining intelligence efforts.
- 24X7 control rooms have been established at MAC (at New Delhi) and the SMACs ( at state level) and at Headquarters of Intelligence Wings of other agencies for timely sharing of inputs and better coordination among intelligence agencies.