India is aiming to become the Champion of Cyber Security, said Amitabh Kant, CEO of NITI Aayog, the government’s premier policy think-tank.
Kant said that India is already the third-largest start-up hub in the world and that it is now aiming to become the leader in cyber security. He added that India is already a world leader in the IT sector and that the government is now focusing on becoming the leader in cyber security.
Kant pointed out that the government is investing heavily in cyber security, with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) setting up a National Cyber Security Coordinator in the Prime Minister’s Office. He added that the government is also setting up the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C) to coordinate the efforts of all the states and union territories to fight cyber crime.
Kant also noted that the government is working towards building up the necessary infrastructure for cyber security and promoting innovation in the sector. He highlighted the government’s efforts to promote digital literacy, which will lead to a greater understanding of cyber security among the public.
Kant concluded by saying that the government is working towards making India a global leader in cyber security and that it is committed