IIT Mandi And Himachal Pradesh Police Sign MoU For Research, Analysis & Technology Programs


New Delhi: The Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ on Thursday said that the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Mandi (HP) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Himachal Pradesh Police (HPP) to set up an “institutional mechanism” for interaction between the two for research and analysis programs.

Ramesh Pokhriyal took to Twitter and wrote, “@iit__mandi, Himachal Pradesh Police have signed an MoU for research, analysis and technology programs.”

The agreement will help the Himachal Police with new technologies, research, analytics, geographical and temporal analysis of crime, cybercrimes and cybersecurity, traffic management, threat and security analysis, people-friendly mobile applications and material science.

Professor Ajit K Chaturvedi, IIT Mandi, and Sanjay Kundu, HP Director General of Police, signed the agreement.

IIT Mandi also shared the news in an official statement and said, “Regular academic conferences, workshops and discussions on the technological process, collection of IT evidence, coordination and functioning of District Technical Cell and problems faced by Investigating Officers (IOs) during a technical investigation, will also be a part of this collaboration.”

“The Institute will also help Police Officers in better use of open source tools for the betterment of police force, predictive policing, workflow process, inventory management and presentations among others,” the notice read.

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