Mr. Balsing Rajput
Superintendent of Police, Maharashtra Cyber
State,Mumbai

CAREER PROFILE & EXPERIENCE:

Balsing is a serving Police officer in Maharashtra State with, Speaker, Researcher and Technology evangelist. Presently pursuing Ph.D from Tata Institute Of Social Sciences, Mumbai in the subject Cyber Crimes in India. He holds Postgraduate Degree in Agriculture Engineering (M Tech).

He has strategic and technical expertise in the field of cyber security of critical infrastructures, Government Information Systems, and Cyber defense. He has first-hand experience to build cyber-crime investigation cyber labs, Cyber Police Stations in Maharashtra State. He is presently working on development of integrated cyber security environment for Maharashtra state through Maharashtra Cyber Security Project. He is also part of Team building Maharashtra Computer Emergency Response Team. He was the part of cyber security delegation of India to Israel in 2016. He is also working for building the predictive policing solutions for predicting the law and order and crime mapping. He is also involved to develop the anti piracy software solutions.

He is a Chevening Cyber Security Fellow of UK and during his Fellowship he has presented research paper on “Identifying Emerging Cyber Security Challenges from National Security Perspectives”

He has a vast experience of crime investigation supervision, and detection. He has worked in Economic offences wing of Mumbai Police and unearthed may scams and investigated many sensitive cases. He has experience of leading teams in Large and complex police security arrangements for big events. His expertise and experience is in the field of investigations of complex cyber Economic crimes.

He has willingly taken up extremely challenging assignments in Maoist hit Areas and communal sensitive places and successfully completed it. He has always led his teams from the front in Anti Extremist/ Naxal Operations. He has worked in communal riot sensitive areas and stabilized communal harmony with his citizen friendly community policing initiatives. During his assignments in Policing he has Maintained law and order; ensured prevention and detection of crime; and carried out investigation and supervision of serious crimes including cybercrimes and economic offences. He has experience of handling security arrangements for smooth and peaceful conduct of Assembly and Parliamentary elections. Presently he is also looking after the unit with a mandate to prevent of atrocities against woman.

He is also involved in capacity building efforts for cyber security and cyber-crime investigation for Maharashtra Police. He has conducted training courses on scientific investigation, cybercrime investigation, mobile and computer forensics, gender sensitization, and prevention of atrocities against woman.