CRPF inks MOU with C-DAC to strengthen its tech capabilities

The lead internal security force of the country-Central Reserve Police Force has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC)-India’s premier tech R&D to train the manpower of the force in advanced technologies and undertake joint projects. The MoU aims at augmenting the technical capabilities of CRPF by training its manpower in advanced areas like Internet of Things (IoT), Cyber security, Artificial Intelligence, High Performance Computing (HPC) and Big Data Analytics. The agreement will also provide the expertise of C-DAC in the form of Technology Partner & Knowledge Partner in developing various ICT solutions of CRPF.

Ravideep Singh Sahi IG (Comn & IT) on behalf of CRPF and Dr. Hemant Darbari, DG C-DAC on behalf of C-DAC, signed the 5 Year MoU in the presence of Kuldiep Singh, DG CRPF, Dr. Sithu D Sudarsan, Executive Director C-DAC, Virendra Agrawal, DIG(Comn), Shankar Dutt Pandey, DIG (IT), and R. Nagesh Associate Director, Business Division, C-DAC at CRPF Headquarters, CGO Complex New Delhi.

Thanking C-DAC for the collaboration, Sh. Kuldiep Singh, DG CRPF said that as the dependence on technology keeps increasing in the world, this association will benefit CRPF by making the experience, expertise, calibre and skill set of the C-DAC available to the Force. In his address, Dr. Hemant Darbari, DG, C-DAC said that the rapidly advancing technology entails the concept of learn, unlearn and relearn to keep up with the pace of advancements. He expressed his confidence that the MoU will go a long way in providing CRPF personnel with customised advanced courses aligned to the needs of the field and practical applications.

While several CRPF personnel have attended courses in CDAC earlier, the MoU will institutionalise the courses which will be attuned to the requirements of the force and emerging technology trends. On completion of the course, the participants will receive certificates or ‘Post Graduation Diploma’ based on the course duration.

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