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Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
06 MAR 2018 4:30PM by PIB Delhi
Monitoring of Cyber Space

The Ministry has recently set up a Cyber & Information Security Division to look into matters relating to cyber-crime & information security etc. Ministry of Home Affairs is implementing the ‘Cyber Crime Prevention against Women and Children (CCPWC)’ scheme from NIRBHAYA funds during the period 2017-2020, which inter alia, aims at setting up an online cyber-crime reporting platform to allow public to report complaints of cyber crime including child pornography and facilitate removal of child pornographic content in coordination with concerned ministries. This Ministry has also issued an advisory on “steps to check phone frauds” dated 12th February 2018 to all State Governments/UT Administrations.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir in a written reply to question in the Lok Sabha today.

 

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