As part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrations, a function on cyber safety and national security was organized at Tagore theatre, Chandigarh. Governor Punjab and the Administrator of Chandigarh Banwarilal Purohit was the chief Guest. Senior officials of the administration and the police department including MHA Director Ashok Kumar and Deputy Inspector General of Police Deepak Purohit among other dignitaries were in attendance.
The heads of institutions and the team of Infosys cyber expert Rakshit Tandon were felicitated for their association with Chandigarh police. Cyber interns Ojaswani, Shiva, Nishant, Jasmine and Gurpreet under Cyber Swachhta Mission were awarded certificates and reward money.
Enrollment of the 2nd Batch of cyber interns was formally announced.
An MOU between MCM DAV and Chandigarh Police was exchanged. There was a Nukkad Natak on Cybercrime awareness by the National School of Drama and a song by Sangeet Natak Akademi.
The Governor also announced the setting up of a Cyber Police station.
Specialised Courses in cyber security and forensics have been launched in association with PEC Chandigarh which will start in July.