Shri Anshu Prakash, Telecom Secretary this week inaugurated a one-day training programme on ‘5G and Cyber Security’ for senior officers of the Government of India in line with the Digital India initiative to create awareness among officers of various ministries and departments of Central Government about ways and means to leverage the power of 5G and to develop a culture of cyber security.
The one-day training programme was organized by the National Telecommunications Institute for Policy Research, Innovation, and Training (NTIPRIT), the capacity building arm of the Department of Telecommunications, Government of India.
The Telecom Secretary pressed on the importance of 5G as it will impact all sectors immensely and stressed the importance of learning the basic aspects of the 5G & Cyber Security by all and lauded the initiative taken by NTIPRIT, the apex institution under DoT for organizing the one-day training program. He further urged all participants to further spread the awareness within their departments with the knowledge gained.
DoT’s Deepak Chaturvedi described the role of 5G in various Government initiatives while UK Srivastava, Sr DDG of NTIPRIT welcomed all participants and briefed them about the role being played by NTIPRIT in supporting the objectives of the government through training and capacity building initiatives.
The training programme was over 65 participants of the level of Joitn Secretary and above level officers from more than 15 Central Govenment Ministries. The officers were briefed about Cyber Security and 5G and its use cases in various sectors of economy which they can apply while working for policy making in their respective sector.