Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on the eve of Raksha Bandhan launched ‘E-Raksha Bandhan’, an online training programme on cybersecurity. The programme is aimed at creating awareness among the public on cybercrimes across the State,

Objective

The programme has massive support of various dignitaries including, Crime Investigation Department (CID), FM Radio, The Andhra Pradesh Police, Cyber Peace Foundation, Cyber Crime Prevention Against Women and Children (CCPWC), and other organisations for organizing, advertising and creating mass awareness about the month-long online awareness programme.

Implementation

Through ‘E-Raksha Bandhan’ as many as 1 lakh women, girls and the general public would be trained. The participants will be trained through Essay writing, debates, quiz, webinars, workshops, and slogan writing competitions which will be held every day on different topics from 11 a.m. to 12 noon daily, until 31st August. The telecast of all these events will be done on AP CID’s YouTube channel every-day starting at 11 in the morning.

Related highlights

While gracing the occasion the CM of Andhra Pradesh listed out various other steps being taken by the state government to prevent crime against women. The CM praised Disha Police Stations and also mentioned the investigation of 167 cases relating to crime against women has been completed and charge sheets have been filed in the courts.

The CM promoted the Disha APP and urged the victims to complain through the Disha App and in Disha Police Stations on harassment and cybercrimes.

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