Homeland Security Industries sector -India

2020-10-01T07:02:40+00:00September 22nd, 2020|HLS|0 Comments

India is most often referred to as a “soft state” owing to it’s 7500 kilometers of coastline running through 9 states and 4 union territories, difficult relationships with neighbors and the most important, the limited ability to systematically deal with numerous threats.  The importance of internal security and hence has a dedicated desk to look into various policy and trade issues pertaining to the sector. are committed to work with various stakeholders like Police, Paramilitary Forces, Policy makers, Industry etc towards safety & security. 

The central and state governments perceive modernization and upgradation as one of the key focus besides creating a supporting infrastructure for the long term. The Ministry of Home Affairs has targeted development of India’s Homeland Security focused infrastructure, like creation of a centralized comprehensive database called National Information Grid (NATGRID) by combining the individual databases of several government agencies, setting up of the CCTNS (Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems) and modernization programs for providing better equipment and training to the security forces deployed with the task of internal security in India.

Safe City initiative leverages partnerships and technology to help communities & businesses reduce crime and create an environment where people feel safe and secure. Cities that attract economic power and foster growth also spawn crime, violence & overall insecurity. Urban dwellers are constantly faced by threats like disaster – both natural & man made, terrorism, organized crimes, theft / burglary, rape, human trafficking etc. 

The international homeland security and cyber event in Israel, initiated by the Israeli Export International Cooperation Institute in cooperation with the Foreign Trade Administration at the Ministry of Economy and Industry, the National Cyber Directorate at the Prime Minister’s Office, the Defense Export Division at the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Internal Security and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, returns for the sixth time, and this time, in a virtual format. The event held on September 14-15, 2020, included a professional conference, as well as a virtual exhibition of about 100 Israeli companies in the field of homeland and cyber security and an online B2B conference arena.

The event was of immense business importance and represented a unique opportunity to display and expose Israeli technologies in the field of homeland and cyber security, and to facilitate personal business meetings between Israeli exporters and potential partners/customers from abroad. Relevant companies 

Relevant companies, interested to learn more on Israel innovative technology are invited to contact the Trade and Economic Department at the Israeli Consulate General in Bengaluru.

For further queries:
contact: Kavitha Saravanan, Trade Officer, Trade and Economic Mission
Tel: +91-80-49406515. kavithas@israeltrade.gov.il

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