Prez underlines need to develop capabilities to deal cyber crimes

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said India has to develop capabilities to combat cyber crimes.

 New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday said India has to develop capabilities to combat cyber crimes.

Interacting with a group of students from Sardar Patel University of Police, Security and Criminal Justice, Jodhpur, he said "the major factors which pose concern to Indian security include terrorism, indigenous secessionist movements, Left-Wing Extremism and communalism."

The President said these concerns "pose a great threat to the integrity and unity of the country.

"Crime against women, children and elderly citizens have also increased in recent years. In today's world inter-connected by advanced information and communication systems, many crimes are committed with the aid of technology. We have to develop capability to deal with cyber crimes," he told the students who called on him at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here.

He said "no state can ignore" its responsibility towards the citizens as he added that in the coming years students have to provide the necessary expertise and core competence to help law enforcing and security agencies to tackle future challenges.  

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