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U`khand police to have separate cell for cyber crimes

Last Updated: Friday, May 17, 2013 - 18:40

Dehradun: The Uttarakhand government today decided to create a separate cell in the state police to deal exclusively with cyber crimes.

The decision was taken at a meeting chaired by Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar which also approved an annual plan of Rs 16.11 crore for the current fiscal for modernisation of the police force, official sources said here.

The amount will be spent over creating training facilities for police personnel, purchase of state-of-the-art equipment, weapons and vehicles for the force and constructing non-residential Homeguard Bhawans.

The meeting, which was attended by DGP Satvrat Bansal and Principal Secretary (Home) Om Prakash besides a host of senior officials, decided to create a dedicated cell to tackle cyber crimes and make the Police Training College at Narendranagar functional this year, the sources said.


First Published: Friday, May 17, 2013 - 18:39
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