SME Times News Bureau | 08 Dec, 2018
While the government vigoriously taking several digital
initiatives, time is now to move forward smart cyber policing, said a top
Talking about the digital initiatives of the
government, he said, "So far with three governance initiatives and various
electronic initiatives, digitalisation we have done, we have been able to
ensure flow of information, now we are migrating towards smart policing," said
Mr Sanjay Goel, joint secretary, MeitY while addressing an ASSOCHAM National
Seminar on Digital Policing.
future of smart policing is cyber policing, there is no future of conventional
policing, it can only be a guidance but it has to be cyber policing in the
future in both real and virtual worlds," he said.
is heading the e-governance division in MeitY also said that Ministry is aware
of challenges in data analytics. "My team recognising this has set up a Centre
for Data Analytics under NIC (National Informatics Centre) in Delhi itself."
that there are no boundaries in cyber world, Mr Goel said that this has made
policing more challenging and complex. "We are up to the challenge and our
security authorities are moving ahead with times and taking the challenge
head-on," he added
that latest technologies like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning
(ML), internet of things (IOTs), robotics and data analytics should be made be
available to the police authorities at the site of an emergency as these are
the soul of smart policing which should become the new norm.
that these technologies are four decades old, he said, "Now with increase in
computing powers, improvement in tools we have, we are able to tap it and we
need to catch up with rapidly changing technology."