First Cyber Forensic van of Delhi Police launched by Minister of State for Home
On July 7, 2018, The Minister of State for Home Affairs Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir launched the first Cyber Forensic van of Delhi Police and an online cyber crime portal where people can file complaint online regarding such crimes . This was announced at the “Cyber Safety and Digital awareness programme for senior citizens” organized by Delhi Police.
To make citizens are more aware and responsible while making digital transactions especially senior citizens.
About the Cyber Forensic Vans of Delhi Police:
i. The Van has been developed keeping in mind the need for a portable/mobile system in view of increasing number of digital crimes. It will be available on call in all districts/units on 24×7 basis.
ii. It will be used for on-the-spot police investigations at crime scene.
i. It was also announced that the Ministry has earmarked Rs 25,000 crore for Police modernization and to deal with increasing rate of cyber crime in the country.
ii. Delhi Police has established Cyber Cells in 14 districts of Delhi working under the command of a Special Cyber Unit at Headquarter level. 800 Police officers have already been trained specially to deal with cyber crimes.
iii. About 2,500 senior citizens participated in the programme.
Ministry of Home Affairs:
♦ Union Minister: Rajnath Singh.
♦ Minster of State: Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, Kiren Rijiju.
♦ Nickname of Delhi: City of Rallies.
♦ Unesco Heritage Sites of Delhi: Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, Red Fort