Cybersecurity in power sector needs attention, says Energy Secretary

Indore (Madhya Pradesh): Energy Secretary and Chairman of Madhya Pradesh West Zone Power Distribution Company, Vivek Porwal, here on Thursday, focused on cyber security in the power sector.

“In the age of information technology, we too must pay attention to cybersecurity, so that the company and the consumer do not encounter any problems in the future. If possible, high-level cyber security training should also be provided to staff,” he told a meeting of Madhya Pradesh West Zone Electricity Distribution Company officials on Thursday.

The Energy Secretary also highlighted the need to integrate technology into the electricity sector. He said consumers receive error-free electricity bills. Porwal said the focus should be on consumer facilities, in addition to paying attention to revenue. He also ordered officials to carry out civil works in offices, distribution centers and corporate areas on time.

West Discom General Manager Amit Tomar spoke about the user-friendly works of the IT sector as well as efforts to reduce the cost of power distribution, revenue collection, and more.

Chief General Manager Rinkesh Kumar Vaish, Executive Director Sanjay Mohase, Chief Engineer SL Karwadia and other senior executives were in attendance.

Soon an online presence system at West Discom

Starting in the new fiscal year, West Discom employees and executives will be required to register their attendance through a biometric machine. West Discom’s goal is to provide on-time attendance to speed up work, save time and make work paperless as much as possible.

West Dsicom CGM Rinkesh Kumar Vaish said the company will take employee biometric attendance from the new fiscal year. He said the biometric attendance system aims to ensure that employees and agents arrive at the office on time so that work is expedited and waiting is reduced. He said electronic process should be adopted in all work wherever possible.

Vaish said corporate social responsibility work should also be done on time. He added that the training has been made compulsory for the staff, so that their capacity can be enhanced and an atmosphere of positive attitude is created.

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Posted: Thursday February 17th 2022, 10:11 PM IST

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