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Govt allocates Rs 515 crore for cybersecurity programs


  • Minister of State for Electronics and Information Rajeev Chandrasekhar said this while releasing a Frequently Asked Questions document on Cyber Security Directions in New Delhi. 
  • Mr. Chandrasekhar said, over 809 crore rupees have been spent from 2019 to 2020 to address cyber security challenges. 
  • He said, a further 515 crore rupees have been allocated for 2022-23 to address infrastructure awareness, tools, and Cyber Swachhta Kendras. 
  • The Minister said, ensuring online safety, trust and accountability are important objectives of the govt.