Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
09-March-2011 16:32 IST
Surveillance System
The Centralized Monitoring System (CMS) is proposed to be set up for Lawful Interception and Monitoring of communications to address the national security concerns. It will automise the present manual system of interception and monitoring, which will enhance the secrecy of intercepted numbers and will cut down the delay in provisioning.

The Licence Terms and Conditions of all the Telecom Service Providers (TSPs) have been amended to take care of known security concerns.

A report for enhancing the Manufacturing and R & D of Telecom equipments indigenously has also been submitted.

This information was given by the Minister of State for Communications & Information Technology, Shri Sachin Pilot in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.