NeGD tiep up with National Law University Bhopal launched online post graduate diploma programme on Cyber Law, Crime Investigation & Digital Forensics on 9th November 2020 at 2.00 PM.
This initiative will offer a nine-month Online PG Diploma Course in Cyber Law, Crime Investigation & Digital Forensics to about 1000 officials through NeGD’s Digital Learning Management System (LMS) in collaboration with NLIU Bhopal under the “Digital India Programme”. The goal of this Programme is to enable Police Officers, State Cyber Cells, Law Enforcement Agencies, Prosecutors and Judicial Officers to acquire the requisite skills to deal with Cyber Forensics cases efficiently & effectively as per the Indian Cyber Law while adopting global best practices, standards and guidelines. A Cyber Forensics Lab is being established in the premises of National Law University (NLU) Delhi for facilitating this course. Other law schools/ universities like National Law School of India University (Bangalore), Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law (Patiala) etc., will also be involved in the Programme in future.
The Virtual event was launched by Shri Ajay Sawhney, Secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology in presence of eminent dignitaries- Shri Anoop Kumar Mendiratta, Secretary, Ministry of Law, Govt. of India, Shri M S Rao, Chief Secretary and State Vigilance Commissioner, Govt. of Meghalaya, Hon’ble Justice G Raghuram (Retd.), Dr. Gulshan Rai, Former National Cyber Security Coordinator & Chairman (PRSG), Govt. of India, Prof. (Dr.) V Vijayakumar, Vice-Chancellor, National Law Institute University, Bhopal and Shri Abhishek Singh, President & CEO, NeGD and CEO, MyGov India.
Shri Abhishek Singh, IAS, P&CEO, NeGD, and CEO, MyGov India gave the background on evolution of the Programme since its inception. He elaborated that the programme was heterogeneous with participation from Judges, Officers from Police and the Customs, Judicial and Prosecution officers. Shri Singh added that the Programme featured over 100 hours of content developed by key stakeholders. A total of 542 participants has been received for which the breakup details are as follows