The Honorable Information and Technology Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri Ponnala Lakshmaiah has inaugurated the two-week Summer internship programme organized by Centre for Human Security Studies, Hyderabad on 10th May 2013 at the University of Hyderabad. The Centre for Human Security is a non-governmental, non-political and non-profit Think Tank registered under the Andhra Pradesh Societies registration act 2001.

The Honorable Vice Chancellor of University of Hyderabad, Professor Ramakrishna Ramaswamy was the Guest of Honour.  The other guests of honour included Shri Dwaraka Tirumal Rao, IPS, Commissioner of Police, Cyberabad and Shri Anjani Kumar, IPS, Inspector General of Police, Computers, Hyderabad, Professor Emeritus Shri Ramesh Babu and Noted Film Director Shri Geetha Krishna and Shri Krishna Chaitanya, Treasurer of Centre for Human Security Studies.


Speaking on the internship inaugural function on the Role of Cyber Security in India’s internal security the Chief Guest Shri Ponnala Lakshmaiah has outlined the need to have a strong cyber security apparatus in the Country. The state government will be strictly following the recommendations made by the Cabinet committee on Security (CCS) regarding Cyber Security at state level. The honourable minister has congratulated the Centre for Human Security Studies for initiating discussion on such important issue and also congratulated the University of Hyderabad for providing support in organizing discussion on such important issue. The minister has opinioned that think tanks such as Centre for Human Security Studies, government, Police and Educational institutions should work hand in hand to better prepare to address the challenges presented by the cyber security at present and to avoid future disasters. He has highlighted the contribution of Andhra Pradesh in terms of supplying the number of IT professionals and their contribution at the national and international level.

The Vice Chancellor of University of Hyderabad stressed on the importance of study of cyber security in globalised world and the need for introducing human security issues as a subject of knowledge at University level and gave best wishes to the interns.


Shri Anjani Kumar, IPS, Inspector General of Police, Computers, Hyderabad, spoke about the latest developments in information technology and how the human, national and international security is increasingly getting compromised by the technological developments in communication.  He spoke about the difficulties that are encountered by the law enforcing officers in identifying and neutralizing the cyber crime culprits.

The Founder Director of Centre for Human Security Studies Dr. Kanneganti Ramesh Babu has conducted the meeting and briefed the participants about the objectives of CHSS and the high lights of the internship programme.

Shri Krishna Chaitanya has promised to continue their support to the CHSS in continuing the academic and development programmes and congratulated the participants.

Dr. Francis Raj, the Chief Research Advisor of CHSS has briefed the participants about the objectives and two week internship programme to participants and gave vote of thanks.

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