On Friday, Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre (I4C) to control and combat cybercrime in India. Amit Shah stated that the I4C would be a 7 pronged scheme to fight cybercrime which would include a cybercrime reporting portal, analysis of threats, capacity building, research and innovation, creating an ecosystem for cybercrime management and joint cybercrime investigation platform for law enforcement agencies. The Cybercrime Center would be under the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Inaugurated the Indian Cyber Crime Co-ordination Centre (I4C) functioning under the Ministry of Home Affairs earlier today in New Delhi.— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) January 10, 2020
I4C will be very helpful in combating cyber crime in our country in a coordinated and effective manner. pic.twitter.com/6RekjSjOO9
In addition to this new cybercrime cell, the Home Minister also launched a National Cybercrime reporting portal where citizens can report any kind of Cybercrime irrespective of the place. The address of the cybercrime portal is http://www.cybercrime.gov.in. His announcement comes a day after Shah chaired a high-level meeting to review the security situation in the country amidst the ongoing protests in different parts of the country against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act.