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FICCI Homeland Security Conference 2023  addresses emerging challenges in safeguarding National Security from cyber threats 

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FICCI Homeland Security Conference 2023  addresses emerging challenges in safeguarding National Security from cyber threats 
FICCI Homeland Security Conference 2023  addresses emerging challenges in safeguarding National Security from cyber threats 

 

Innovative approaches taken by law enforcement agencies for safety and security of citizens were felicitated with FICCI SMART Policing Awards

New Delhi, September 15, 2023:

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commer

FICCI SMART Policing Awards

ce and Industry (FICCI) has successfully organized its flagship Homeland Security Conference 2023 in association with Vivekananda International Foundation (VIF), today at the FICCI House in Delhi. This landmark event provided an invaluable platform for profound discussions and the exploration of cutting-edge advancements in internal security and policing strategies.

One of the highlights of the conference was the presentation of the prestigious FICCI SMART Policing Awards during the inaugural program. These awards celebrated the remarkable contributions of State Police Departments, Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs), and Central Police Organizations (CPOs) in the realm of homeland security and policing. They stand as a tribute to the dedication and innovation exhibited by these organizations in safeguarding our nation.

 

Mr. Prakash Singh, Former Director General of the Border Security Force (BSF) and Former Director General of Police (DGP) for Uttar Pradesh and Assam, emphasized the growing digitalization in India, which has increased vulnerability to cyber threats. He highlighted the potential and risks associated with AI, particularly in military applications. Despite a delayed start in technology adoption, India is striving to catch up and enhance law enforcement capabilities. Mr. Singh stressed the importance of strengthening armed forces and law enforcement to stay ahead of evolving threats posed by technology.

Ms. Manjari Jaruhar, Advisor to FICCI Committee on Private Security Industry and Former Spl DG, CISF, GOI, spoke about the journey of FICCI SMART Policing Awards and mentioned that in last seven years, more than 1100 nominations have been evaluated by the jury awarded 208 initiatives which encouraged LEAs to complete among for achieving higher level of expertise and proficiency. She specifically applauded police departments for their ‘Smile’ and ‘Muskaan’ initiatives, which have had a positive impact. She also commended the Delhi police for their effective management of the G20 event. Ms. Jaruhar acknowledged the continuous innovation and crime management efforts of the police, as well as initiatives by the NCB and CRF, contributing to the overall improvement of law enforcement in India.

FICCI SMART Policing Awards

Dr. Arvind Gupta, Director of the Vivekananda International Foundation and Former Deputy National Security Advisor, GoI, noted that techno

logy and cybersecurity have become critical factors in recent years. He highlighted the transformative impact of technological developments and underscored technology as a game-changer in internal security domain. He stressed on the need for combining efforts to strengthen police forces in being a step ahead from negative forces.

Mr. Praveen Jaiswal, Co-Chair of FICCI Homeland Security and Director of Vehere, expressed immense satisfaction in successfully organizing the FICCI Homeland Security Conference, underscoring the commitment to facilitating essential dialogues on matters affecting the security of the nation. He said that it is very important for a nation like India, which is leading as a knowledge economy, to develop cutting-edge indigenous capabilities to minimise cyber susceptibility and enhance cyber defence resources. Indian industry is set to join hands with government agencies and LEAs on this front.

 

Dr. Gulshan Rai, Former National Cyber Security Coordinator, GoI, emphasized the transformation brought about by the rise of the IT sector in Homeland Security. He noted that AI has introduced a unique landscape characterized by efficient planning, suggesting that access to such technology could have potentially prevented events like the 26/11 attacks more effectively.

Technical sessions at the conference covered following areas:

Session 1: AI, ML, and Data Analytics for Internal Security.

Session 2: Cybercrime Management for Effective Law Enforcement.

Session 3: Emerging Technologies for Internal Security.

Session 4: Best Practices in SMART Policing.

The FICCI Homeland Security Conference 2023 was indeed an intellectually stimulating and informative event, offering a platform for the exchange of ideas and the exploration of innovative solutions for the complex challenges facing our nation’s security. FICCI extends its gratitude to all participants and stakeholders who contributed to making this conference a resounding success.

 

State Police/ CAPF/CPO Name of the Initiative Category of the Initiative Award Category
Telangana State Police Work Site Schools Child Safety FICCI SMART Policing Award
Chhattisgarh Police Lon Varatu Campaign Community Policing FICCI SMART Policing Award
Jammu & Kashmir Police Combating Narcotics &Weapon Smuggling in Border Areas Community Policing FICCI SMART Policing – Special Jury Award
Railway Protection Force Civic Action Plan Community Policing FICCI SMART Policing – Special Jury Award
Rashtriya Raksha University Multiple Initiatives Multiple categories FICCI SMART Policing Award for Special Contribution to the Cause of Policing
Andhra Pradesh Police Investigation Tracker Crime Investigation & Prosecution FICCI SMART Policing – Special Jury Award
National Crime Records Bureau Crime Multi Agency Centre (Cri-MAC) Crime Investigation & Prosecution FICCI SMART Policing – Special Jury Award
Uttar Pradesh Police AI Based Data Analytics Tool for Anti Corruption Efforts Crime Investigation & Prosecution FICCI SMART Policing Award
Haryana Police Cyber Crime Management Cyber Crime Management FICCI SMART Policing – Special Jury Award
Railway Protection Force Cyber Crime Management in Indian Railways Cyber Crime Management FICCI SMART Policing Award
Jharkhand Police Athu Club Human Trafficking FICCI SMART Policing Award
Andhra Pradesh Police CHAT BOT Application to Trace and Recover Stolen/ Lost Mobile Phones Other Policing Initiative FICCI SMART Policing – Special Jury Award
Andhra Pradesh Police Missing Mobile Tracing System Other Policing Initiative FICCI SMART Policing – Special Jury Award
Central Reserve Police Force Love U Zindagi (LUZ) Programme Other Policing Initiative FICCI SMART Policing Award
Maharashtra State Police Service Excellence and Victim Assistance Other Policing Initiative FICCI SMART Policing – Special Jury Award
Haryana police Road Safety & Traffic Management Road Safety & Traffic Management FICCI SMART Policing Award
Narcotics Control Bureau E- Malkhana at NCB Jodhpur Zonal Unit Smart Police Station FICCI SMART Policing Award
Andhra Pradesh Police e – Hunt Surveillance & Monitoring FICCI SMART Policing – Special Jury Award
Chhattisgarh Police Trinetram (Third Eye) Centralised Village Surveillance System Surveillance & Monitoring FICCI SMART Policing – Special Jury Award
Gujarat Police Trinetra: Integrated Command and Control Center (i3C) Surveillance & Monitoring FICCI SMART Policing – Special Jury Award
Himachal Pradesh police BRISP (Baddi Region Industrial Security plan)’ & ‘Community Eye’ Surveillance & Monitoring FICCI SMART Policing Award
Andhra Pradesh Police Training & Activities for Technology Adoption (TATA) Training & Capacity Building FICCI SMART Policing Award
Madhya Pradesh Police My PTC Indore Training & Capacity Building FICCI SMART Policing – Special Jury Award
Madhya Pradesh Police Training & Capacity Building Training & Capacity Building FICCI SMART Policing – Special Jury Award
Chhattisgarh Police Abhivyakti Women Safety  FICCI SMART Policing Award

 

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