Brijesh Singh

IPS, Secretary & Director General, Directorate General of Information and Public Relations, Govt of Maharashtra

Singh is head of Maharashtra Cyber, a unit looking after Cybersecurity of Government of Maharashtra. He is leading the implementation of MH Cyber Project, CERT MH and Predictive Policing units.

He is also implementing unique project of Automated Multi-Modal Biometric Identification System (AMBIS), which is the first initiative in India, where IRIS, Face recognition, Finger and Palm prints will be used for identification of criminals.

Previously, he has implemented huge and successful projects like Crime and Criminal Tracking Network & System (CCTNS) project, other IT schemes for Policing. Presently he is also heading the CCTNS Task force developing big data solutions and analytics on crime data.

He is also a published Author. Has penned thriller "Quantum Siege" for Penguin books. His recent book “Dangerous Minds of India”, is out on the stands now.