As the dependency on internet, computers and mobiles is increasing, so are the cyber crimes. In order to prevent students, teachers and parents falling prey to such cyber threats, Amar Ujala Foundation launched its Cyber Awareness program in 2013.
In continuation to the workshops which are being organized frequently at various schools and colleges by renowned cyber experts since past 3 years, last year Amar Ujala Foundation organized a two day symposium called Cyber Revolution 2016 in Ghaziabad in which more than 500 students 200 parents and around 50 teachers participated.
In this two day symposium, International Cyber Security Expert Mr. Dinesh O Bareja, Senior CBI Officers Mr. Raman Tyagi and Mr. Naresh Sharma, Senior Army Officers Lt. Col. Santosh Khadsare and Col. Naresh Choudhary, Cyber Security Experts Mr. Jiten Jain and Mr. Sumit Shukla, Cyber Security Officer in HCL Mr. Rajesh Chaudhary, Renowned Cyber Lawyer Mr. Pawan Duggal, MD Pyramid Cyber Security Solutions Ltd. Mr. Alok Gupta and ASP Ghaziabad Mr. Ashish Srivastava interacted with students, parents and teachers.
Police Ki Paathshala
Amar Ujala Foundation conducted more than 80 Police - Students interactions during the past one year across Amar Ujala’s 19 publication centers in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu, Chandigarh, Uttarakhand, Delhi and NCR.
These interaction sessions are mostly held during the assembly time, or in the afternoon as per the convenience of school and the police team, in selected schools/clubs/societies every month. These sessions are aimed to introduce the senior officers working in the local area to the students/teachers/local masses, and make the police personnel’s more approachable, while primarily building a better understanding of the law amongst the students. Each session is usually of 1 to 2 hour depending on the police team. The police team interacts with the students to make them aware about the various safety precautions and laws, thereafter discussing case specific administrative measures.
The basic objective of this activity is to empower each citizen of the society to understand the basic laws and prevent further crimes in the city. When the students would themselves get an opportunity to interact with the local police officials of their area, they would find the police and the law, more approachable. They would get to know the officers personally. This way the police would engage with the society, discuss the current scenario of crime in the city, and can spread their message through these messengers.