UK-India Business Council to invest in modernizing UP security forces: government

To strengthen Uttar Pradesh’s security infrastructure, the United Kingdom-India Business Council, or UKIBC, has announced that it will work with the state government to modernize and improve security forces by investing in cutting-edge technologies such as drones and predictive policing. , the government announced on Tuesday.

“As the UK has extensive expertise in areas such as surveillance and AI facial recognition software, the UK India Business Council will strengthen state security forces by investing in six areas: cybersecurity, the drone / anti-drone surveillance system, body / integrated cameras. Data management system, Surveillance cameras for projects such as Smart City, Readymade DNA test
(Forensic Technology) and AI, Big Data Analytics, ”the government statement read.

A round table, organized as a follow-up to an event held on April 22, was organized on Tuesday. At the conference, the UP government outlined its Homeland Security (HLS) requirements and also developed an understanding of the conditions under which UK companies seek to invest in India.

In a statement, the state government said the roundtable was attended, among others, by Additional Chief Secretary (ACS Home) Awanish Kumar Awasthi, ACS (MSME) Navneet Seghal, Director General of Police ( DGP) Mukul Goel, DG (Technical Services) Sandeep Salunke, ADG (Logistics) BK Maurya, Dominic Gillan, UK Defense and Security Expert, and Vibhore Singh, Senior Trade Advisor.

Presenting the growing UP potential offered to investors, Awasthi highlighted the availability of land, labor, electricity, infrastructure and skilled labor, as well as the proactive measures taken by the government. government to turn the state into an investor-friendly destination.

Sehgal referred to the important steps taken by the UP government to develop the state’s political and business environment for the benefit of investors.

Dominic Gillan said the UK, with its huge technological advantage, is the world’s second largest defense exporter, and also showed the UK’s eagerness to do more business with Uttar Pradesh.

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