Register as a cyber crime volunteer: Police
Jammu: J&K Police on Wednesday urged the people to register as “cyber crime volunteers” under the framework of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) programme — Cyber Crime Volunteer Framework — which can be accessed on URL http://Cybercrime.gov.in.
Under this the initiative, according to a police press release here, any Indian citizen can get himself/herself associated by registering in any of three categories of cyber volunteer.
The three categories are: Cyber Volunteer Unlawful Content Flagger- for identifying online illegal/unlawful content like child pornography, rape/gang rape, terrorism, radicalization, anti-national activities etc. and reporting to government.
Cyber Awareness Promoter – for creating awareness about cyber crime among citizen including vulnerable groups like women, children and elderly, rural population, etc.
Cyber Expert- for dealing with specific domains of cybercrime, forensics, network forensics, malware analysis, memory analysis, cryptography, etc.
The registration procedure for the volunteers is that an individual shall be required to register as volunteer through a dedicated section “Cyber Volunteers” on National Cybercrime Reporting Portal.
He/she shall be required to furnish some mandatory personal particulars like full name, father’s name, mobile number, email address, residential address, etc. ID proof and address proof will be required to be uploaded at Upload ID Proof tab in registration from, the press release informed.
It said that for registration as ‘Cyber Volunteer Unlawful Content Flagger’, no prior verification (KYC) is required. For registration as ‘Cyber Awareness Promoter or Cyber Expert’, prior verification (KYC) will be carried out by concerned State/UT.
Once a volunteer registers, her/his details would be accessible to the UT Nodal officer for cybercrime i.e. IGP Crime Branch J&K.”