Over the years, security agencies across the country have felt the need for a long term and focused approach in developing technology to meet the country’s internal security challenges- specially to address the requirements of state and central police forces and agencies involved in public safety and disaster management.
Internal security has distinct requirements in terms of complexities and challenges as the threats arise on account of various factors such as social structures and inherent inequities; therefore, a different approach would be essential. NCETIS is expected to address this national requirement.

National Center of Excellence in Technology for Internal Security (NCETIS) at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay has been set up under Government of India's flagship Digital India program. It is targeted towards developing indigenous technology and self-sufficiency in the broad areas of Electronics System Design Manufacturing (ESDM) in the strategic sector of internal security.

Empower law enforcement and security agencies with technology solutions for national public safety

  • Develop indigenous, state of the art, self-sufficient technology solutions to address internal security challenges faced by Indian security forces and law enforcement agencies.
  • Capacity building for technology enabled policing
  • Be a resource center for technology needs for internal security forces
  • Investigate technology innovation gaps for short and long term internal security
  • Transform research outcomes into prototypes
  • Facilitate technology transfer for product development by engagement with the Indian industry
  • Initiate inquiry into and examination of regulatory issues
  • Undertake advisory services/consultation to security forces regarding technology choices
  • Engage in training activities for technology appreciation Be a resource centre that enables state police forces to overcome various challenges.
  • Steering Committee

    The Steering Committee comprises of a Chairman and Co-Chairman along with the representatives from the industry and national security agencies. The committee acts as an advisory and monitoring body of NCETIS and is responsible for guiding the activities of the center, laying down the policy framework and approving academic and industry partnership. The committee also periodically reviews the activities undertaken by the center. The detailed structure of the steering committee is given below.

    Steering Committee

    1. Director IIT Bombay (Chairman)

    2. Secretary, MeitY (or Nominee) (Co-Chairman)

    3. Dean R & D IIT Bombay

    4. Representative of IB

    5. JS (IS), MHA

    6. JS(Police), MHA

    7. Representative of NPA

    8. Representative of WPC, DoT

    9. Center Coordinating Faculty of IIT Bombay (Member Secretary)

    10. Director General of Police (or Nominee), State 1*

    11. Director General of Police (or Nominee), State 2 *

    12. Director General of Police (or Nominee), State 3 *

    13. Director General of Police (or Nominee), State 4 *

    14. Director General (or Nominee) of CRPF, BSF, ITBP, SSB (one org by rotation

    15. Director General (or Nominee) of NIA, CBI, NCB (one org by rotation)

    16. Director General (or Nominee) of BPR &

    17. Director General (or Nominee) of SPG, NSG,CISF (one org by rotation)

    18. Chairman of NTRO (or Nominee)

    19. Two industry representatives nominated by MeitY

    20. Representative of DRDO

    21. Two faculty members from IIT Bombay nominated by Director IIT Bombay

    22. *Members mentioned at x to xiii will be chosen annually for the Steering Committee on rotation basis and as per the progress requirement

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    National Center of Excellence in Technology for Internal Security (NCETIS), Indian Institute of Technology Bombay – 400076

    (+91) 22 2576 5911 / 5912 ncetis[at]ee[dot]iitb[dot]ac[dot]in

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