The MHA has created two new divisions, Counter Terrorism and Counter Radicalisation (CTCR) and Cyber and Information Security (CIS), to check growing radicalisation and cyber fraud. Both these divisions will be headed by joint secretary level officers.
In an order. the MHA specified that The CTCR division will devise quick strategies for de-radicalisation and to check terrorism. It will also prepare action plans for combating terrorism and radicalisation with definite deliverable and timelines.
The other new wing, CIS, has been created to monitor online crimes and threats, including cyber fraud and hacking, and suggest ways to minimise and fight them. This division will track and counter online fraud, hacking, identity theft, dark net, trafficking and cyber attacks on critical information infrastructure.
To facilitate the establishment of these two new divisions within the existing framework of 18 divisions, the four divisions relating to judicial matters, center-state relations, international cooperation, and public grievances may be merged and reduced to two divisions.The ministry will continue to have 18 division,each led by a joint secretary-level officer.