Sri. Antony Raju, Minister for transport, has
lauded the ability of Kerala Police to nab those committing crimes in the cyber
world, with the help of modern technology. He also praised the efforts of
various cyber units of the Police to find culprits behind such crimes. He was delivering
the key note address at the Drone Hackathon organized by the Kerala Police
Cyber Dome in Thiruvananthapuram.
The Kerala Police has adopted stat-of-the-art
technology in its fold before any Police force in India does. As a result,
cyber crime has dropped significantly. He also stated that the work done by the
Police in the field of drones, which is the technology of the next era, is a
43 teams competed in the hackathon which was
held in five categories. Gireesh.N and Viju Raju bagged first place in
Surveillance and Drone Development category, while Team AXL Drone got second
place. The teams Hindenburg, Monai Kunjai and Athmega Robotics deserved special
mention by the jury in this category. Teams Super Tech and D-Drone bagged first
and second places respectively in Endurance Drone / Heavy Lift Drone Development
category. The team Radical Mechanism was specifically mentioned in this category.
In the Nano Drone Development category, Team Flatonomers won first place and
Team Sher Labs attained second place. Team Thomas Aero got special mention in
the Anti-Drone Solution Development category. Team Digital Detectives won
Special Mention in the Drone Forensic Solution Development category.
Anilkumar K V, Dr. Priya P Sajan, Vishnu S, Bijumon E S, Vishnu
V Nath, Ani Sam Varghese, Nibin Peter, Reeja Rahim, Sunil Paul, Sunil Kumar A U,
Akhil Puthussery and Joji John Varghese were the members of the jury.
Kant IPS, State Police Chief, Sri. Manoj Abraham IPS, ADGP and Nodal Officer, CyberDome, Smt. Harshita
Athalluri IPS, IG, Sri. P Prakash IPS, DIG and Deputy Nodal Officer, CyberDome, Dr. Divya.V.Gopinath IPS,
SP, Drone Hackathon participants and technicians have attended the event. An
exhibition and air show featuring various types of drones were also organized.