PANAJI: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that technology has increased cybercrimes and fraudulent calls.
“Technology has led to a rise in cybercrimes and fraudulent calls; I advise people to be careful while using their mobile phones and other devices,” said Sawant.
He further said that people from outside Goa are involved in various crimes, and locals should cooperate with the police to control these crimes.
The chief minister said the importance of comprehensively addressing social media privacy issues cannot be underestimated, and the challenge calls for skilled experts.
Cybercrime is a threat to the progress and security of our nation. He said the need of the hour is to create cyber warriors to combat cybercrime.
Sawant stressed the need for awareness, knowledge and skills about the emerging trends in cybercrimes and training in the latest technologies of cyber security and computer forensics.
Sawant, speaking, further said that once the government gets possession of the land from the Customs, the Betul Fort would be restored and notified as a state monument.
“Once the government gets possession of the land from the Customs, the Betul Fort would be restored and notified as a state monument,” said CM Sawant.
Sawant in his budget speech, had made a provision of Rs 20 crore for the restoration and renovation of religious places destroyed during the Portuguese era.
The government had asked applications from the public to identify such sites along with evidence. The committee will now scrutinise these applications.