CDS Gen Anil Chauhan visit Centre for Development of Telematics Delhi Campus

Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Anil Chauhan visited Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT) Delhi Campus on 12th Jan 2024, a premier Telecom R&D centre of the Department of Telecommunications, Ministry of Communications, Government of India.

The C-DOT is actively working in developing indigenous, secured telecom solutions, for the needs of the country in line with Atmanirbhar Bharat vision of the government.

CEO, C-DOT, Dr Rajkumar Upadhyay, gave a detailed presentation to CDS General Anil Chauhan and other senior officers from the Armed forces on diverse Telecom product portfolio/solutions from key telecom security areas such as security operation centre (real-time detection of malware in a network), enterprise security centre (real-time detection and mitigation of malicious threats and attacks at an enterprise level covering all end points), Quantum key distribution, Post Quantum Cryptography.

Other solutions such as 4G core & 4G RAN, 5G core & 5G RAN, Disaster management solution using CAP, Optical transport & access solution, switching & routing solution, etc. were also discussed.

This was followed by lab demonstrations of these solutions highlighting the use cases.

General Chauhan interacted with engineers of C-DOT and stressed the need of a better synergy between C-DOT and the three wings of Indian Armed Forces for integration of futuristic and advanced secured communication solutions in the wake of changing landscape from network centric to data centric in modern warfare.

CEO C-DOT, Dr. Upadhyay assured CDS of C-DOT’s commitment towards developing state-of-the-art security solutions as per the needs and requirements of Indian Armed Forces.

General Anil Chauhan stated, “Our country is in the midst of transformation, we are moving on the path of digitization, all our actions are striving towards indigenisation.”

“The visit to C-DOT was a revelation, I go back confident of our nations ability to protect our communication system and cyber space, he added.

The C-DOT thanked the entire defence team, led by CDS General Chauhan and expressed enthusiasm and reiterated its firm commitments towards taking this engagement further with a resounding success.