To deal with increasing cases of cybercrime, the Uttar Pradesh police is working on establishing 18 cyber police stations in each range. Setting up an example, UP police have made a state-of-art cyber police station in Jhansi. The initiative is part of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s vision to become cyber resilient and to keep a check on digital crime and crime related to women and children.
Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has ordered setting up of cyber police stations and forensic labs in all the 18 police ranges of the state.
Yogi government has sanctioned Rs 32.8 crore for strengthening cyber stations in a bid to check cybercrime. The amount will be spent on database management, purchasing forensic tools, data analysis software, data extraction software for cyber labs of all cyber stations in the state.
The state also has a cyber headquarters in Lucknow which is headed by ADG, cybercrime.