Thursday, August 18, 2022

Indian States urged to counter cybercrime with Ministry of Home Affairs

Home Minister Amit Shah emphasized that central and state agencies use common software developed by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to identify issues and hunt out the culprits

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 A committee headed by the Indian Home Secretary will talk with the States on formulation of a strategy to counter and prevent cybercrimes and financial frauds on social media. This was mentioned by Indian Home Minister Amit Shah at the 30th Northern Zonal Council meet in Jaipur where the Chief Ministers of Rajasthan, Haryana Himachal Pradesh and Lieutenant Governors of Delhi, Chandigarh and Ladakh were present. Among the other were Delhi’s Deputy CM Manish Sisodia and Punjab’s Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema.

While the Council highlighted the need for security of the nation’s cyberspace as wells as the security of citizens, the Home Minister emphasized that central and state agencies use common software developed by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) to identify issues and hunt out the culprits.

The Indian Home Minister Shah also spoke about the need to train police officers, public prosecutors and agencies including telecom companies, their PoS agents with new technology and advanced skills

Of the 47 issues discussed in the meeting, four issues were identified as important topics at the national level: improving banking services in rural areas, monitoring cases of rape and sexual offences against women and children, setting up fast track courts for such cases and implementing direct benefit transfer (DBT), according to a statement issued by the MHA after

the meeting.

The Indian Home Minister Shah also spoke about the need to train police officers, public prosecutors and agencies including telecom companies, their PoS agents with new technology and advanced skills.

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