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Digital empowerment of police will lead to a safer Assam: CM

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

Chief Minister Sarbananda said today said digital empowerment of the police will lead to better policing and make the state safer.

also urged of the state to strengthen the age old amity and bonhomie existing in

He was addressing a gathering while inaugurating the office building of Police Cyberdome Project here.

The Cyberdome Project, which was promised in the state budget, aims at empowering the force to use information and (ICT) for better service delivery, create digital repository of its available databases on crime, insurgency, terrorism and related cases.

"Crimes perpetrated in digital era have assumed digital significance and all cyber-users must take responsibility to use Internet for creating harmony in our society," said.

He hailed the for its intervention from time to time to prevent any situation from snowballing into a major problem and urged them to use ICT to fight against various evils from corruption to superstition.

The project was conceptualised to provide an advanced platform for addressing cyber crime and related issues.

of Police Kuladhar Saikia, Special DG Special Branch Pallab Bhattacharyya and senior police officers were present at the programme.

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First Published: Sat, July 07 2018. 18:05 IST