Head, Cyber Security Department, Maharashtra Police
Shri Brijesh Singh heads the Cyber Security Department of Maharashtra State, the elite Indian Police Service Officer with prior stint as Special Inspector General of Police in Criminal – Investigation Department. He has successfully implemented Crime Criminal Tracking and Networking Systems (CCTNS) project in Maharashtra State. Due to his tireless efforts Maharashtra became leader in path-breaking IT schemes like online First Information Reports, Advanced Forensics and Digitization of the state’s crime records.
Brijesh Singh is also the designated Special Inspector General of Police – Women Atrocity Prevention, a special authority created by the Maharashtra government. Further the Chief Minister Shri Devendra Fadnavis has appointed Special Inspector General of Police Shri Brijesh Singh as the head of the state’s information and publicity department also. He is the first IPS officer to hold this post; He subsequently took charge as the Chief Information Security Officer(CISO) on June 18, 2016.
The Chief Minster recent initiative aimed at revamping the department and making it more tech-savvy with his expertise in IT knowledge. Besides he has also been designing apps for mobile platforms and holds several patents alongside constantly contributes to the evolving software innovative space and particularly advocates for Linux to diverse audience and seekers.