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Himachal: Police celebrates Cyber Crime awareness week from today

Updated: Oct 17, 2016 10:22 IST

Shimla [India], Oct. 17 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh Police is celebrating Cyber Crime awareness week from today. The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing ( C-DAC), an institution of Department of Electronics and Information Technology under the Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, is helping the police in this initiative.

State Director General of Police Sanjay Kumar said that several awareness programmes have been planned during this week.

According to D. K. Jain, the Director of C-DEC, the Government of India wants to secure every person in cyber-crime.

The Himachal Pradesh Police has planned three phase strategy to aware the common people on cyber-crime in the state and in the first phase, about one third population would be contacted through different programmes. The focus would be on educating the school and college students during the campaign.

More than 450 cyber-crime cases have been registered in the state till this September. The education, awareness and training of people are the targets of the Union Ministry and definitely it would be achieved with joint efforts of different stake holders. (ANI)