Goa Police organises an Ideathon for Law Enforcement Agencies

Source : ANI

Goa Police

Goa Police organised an Ideathon for various law enforcement agencies, as per a press release on Saturday. The Ideathon was held under the leadership of Director General of Police Jaspal Singh. It focused on the implications of 5G technology for law enforcement agencies. The event saw enthusiastic participation from all stakeholders. It aimed to sensitise police personnel about the changes they will witness in the future. It also aimed to ensure they are well-prepared to deal with any emerging challenges.

A brainstorming session was held with eminent speakers from the police, academia, and industry domains. The aim was to emphasize the need for awareness among the public to ensure maximum benefits are reaped, and possible security challenges are avoided. The session commenced with talks on the fundamental aspects of 5G technology by Neelkandan Rajamohan, faculty at IIT Goa, and Smart Decides by Tarun Lakhmain, Assistant Manager at IFB.

DGP of Goa, Jaspal Singh IPS, addressed the audience about the challenges currently being faced by citizens and the nature of crimes likely to be faced in the near future. Also present at the event were other senior officers from the Police department, including IGP Shri Omvir Singh, IPS and DIGP (Crime & Range) Bosco F George, IPS,

This was followed by a panel discussion on three sub-topics concerning the police. One of these panels focused on the implications of 5G technology on Law and Order problems. It comprised of Nidhin Valsan, IPS (SP North & Cyber Crime), Shivendu Bhushan, IPS (SDPO Margao), Neelkandan Rajamohan (Faculty IIT Goa), and Shri Sawant Kushwaha (Asst Manager, IFB). They highlighted how predictive policing and monitoring through drones will improve police effectiveness. Concerns about possible confusion in the current legal regime were also addressed.

The second panel on the Implications of 5G technology on Traffic Management, consisted of Shri Bosco George (SP Traffic), Shri Damodar Reddy (Faculty, NIT Goa), Sathisha Basavaraju (Scientist, Beltech Al Pvt Ltd) and Filomena Costa (PI Traffic Colva). It highlighted the benefits of the realization of ITMS and automated detection and challaning of violations. They also discussed the possibility of disruption of traffic management through unauthorized malicious access and the necessary safeguards against it. The panel provided insight into the potential of 5G technology to revolutionize traffic management and the need for appropriate security measures to ensure its safe implementation.

The third panel on Implications of 5G technology on Financial Frauds comprised Sunita Sawant from the SP Economic Offences Cell, Sanjay K Sahay from BITS Goa, Ajit Muzumdar from NFSU Goa, and Raman Jaiswal, Chief Manager of SBI Goa. They discussed the potential benefits of 5G in improving KYC and providing 360-degree security in the financial ecosystem. Additionally, they raised concerns about the increased potential for fraud through fintech networks and crypto platforms and discussed possible safeguards to address these issues.


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