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UP Police interested in advanced tech, likely to sign MoU with IIT-K

Press Trust of India  |  Kanpur 

The Police is interested in using advanced technologies, including drone surveillance, to enhance of citizens and desires to enter into an agreement with IIT-in this regard, the institute's said.

of Police (DGP) O P Singh had a detailed conversation with (IIT), Kanpur, officials on the matter on Friday, and the is interested in signing an memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the institute within a week, Deputy Director, IIT-K, Manindra Agarwal said.

The police is looking for technical assistance from the institute on cyber crime, crowd management and database of criminals, a in said.

The IIT would also audit and provide consultation on the cyber and forensic lab that is being set up in the state on the directions of the Union Home Ministry, he said.

The said the proposed collaboration will be about effectively ensuring security of citizens through advanced research in fields of analysis, training, security, problem solving, management, communication and drone

IIT-officials will help the by analysing data obtained through calls made on 'UP-100' as well as from information on social media, Agarwal said.

The institute will also train police personnel on using advanced technologies to solve cyber crimes and other challenging cases, he said.

Researchers at IIT-will also focus on enhancing the quality of of the Police and modernising

The police along with the institute's officials will also work on cyber security and cyber forensics to solve crime related to information technology, the said.

The IIT will also help the in determining effectiveness and functioning of drones and other advanced equipment during purchases, he said.

The IIT said experts will aid the police in setting up a high-tech lab, improve transfer of information from police wireless systems, facilitate purchase of low cost breath analysers and also provide guidance in crowd management analytics.

The MoU will help smoothen the working of the state force, he said.

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First Published: Sun, May 13 2018. 11:05 IST