The Student Welfare Office, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), in collaboration with the JK Police, District Reasi, organized an awareness program on “Cyber Crime & Fraud”. Prof. R K Sinha, Vice-Chancellor, SMVDU gave an insight into the need and importance of such awareness programs while stressing upon the role of various agencies and civil society at large in sensitizing the general masses about the various cyber crimes. At the outset, Registrar, SMVDU, Nagendra Singh Jamwal, JKAS, spoke about the various cyber crimes and welcomed all the participants.
SDPO Katra, Sh. Kuljeet Singh, spoke about the current scenario of crimes. He also presented a case study on the cyber fraud of Helicopter tickets in Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine. Inspector Manoj Gupta, Speaker of the Program addressed the gathering and created awareness among the participants regarding the different types of cyber crimes. SSP Katra, Sh. Amit Bhasin was also present on the occasion and shared his experience with the participants. The program ended with the formal vote of thanks by the coordinator, Dr. Ankush Raina, Assistant Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, SMVDU. The event was the outcome of the coordinated effort of Dean Student welfare, SMVDU, Dr. H. G. Mishra, and SSP Reasi, Sh. Amit Gupta. The organizing committee expressed their gratitude to the administration SMVDU.More than one thousand participants from Shri Mata Vaishno Devi College of Nursing, Delhi Public School, Katra and Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University attended the program. and Sub Inspector Ashutosh Bhalwal, Incharge police post, Kakrayal, Katra for providing necessary logistics and support.