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Information about 'Cyber Crime Volunteers'

You can get registered as a 'Cyber Crime Volunteer' under the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre established by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

Cyber Crime Volunteers

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You can get registered as a 'Cyber Crime Volunteer' under the Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Centre established by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).

Such volunteers can play a vital role in identifying, reporting and removal of illegal/unlawful online contents in the cyber space. The applications shall be received directly by the State's nodal agency who will contact the applicants on an 'as-needed basis'. The registration is open for any Indian citizen.

Willing citizens can register their names (1) on the 'National Cybercrime Reporting Portal' www.cybercrime.gov.in.

To register on this portal, the citizen needs to create a 'Login id' mentioning name of State/UT and mobile number. He/she has to submit the filled-up application after entering the OTP (one-time password received on his/her mobile) on the 'Login id' page. For details, one can visit www.cybercrime.gov.in.

The terms and conditions for the registration as cybercrime volunteers include the following: No volunteer can use the programme for any commercial gains; no monetary benefits or identity cards/designations are entitled to any volunteers; volunteers are strictly prohibited from using the name of MHA or any connection with it; they will have to maintain strict confidentiality of the task assigned by not sharing any information, logos, slogans relating to this programme on the social media, and work within the Indian legal framework and rules. There can be de-registration of volunteers in case of breach of the terms and conditions, among others rules and regulations.

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