Gu­jarat set­ting up cyber se­cu­rity cell in each dis­trict


The Gu­jarat Govern­ment has de­cided to set up cyber se­cu­rity cell in ev­ery dis­trict of the state, ac­cord­ing to the Min­is­ter of State for Home Ra­jnikant Pa­tel. “At a time when there is an ex­po­nen­tial in­crease in the crimes com­mit­ted through In­ter­net and com­puter tech­nol­ogy, the state govern­ment, to ef­fec­tively pre­vent it, has de­cided to set up fully equipped cyber se­cu­rity cells in ev­ery dis­trict,” Pa­tel told the House dur­ing dis­cus­sion on bud­getary de­mands for his depart­ment. Seek­ing Assem­bly’s ap­proval for the de­mands of ` 3,615 crore, he said the state govern­ment had al­lo­cated ` 25 crore to es­tab­lish cyber se­cu­rity cells and 300 po­lice­men will be trained to fight cyber crimes.

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