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Vimarsh 2023- A National Hackathon on 5G Technology

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Vimarsh 2023, a National Hackathon on 5G technology use for police, was launched by the Director General of Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D) Shri Balaji Srivastava.

About Vimarsh 2023 

India is keen on building a Cyber Safe India is one of the top priorities of the Ministry of Home Affairs. 

  • The Government of India is trying to augment the technology prowess for Law Enforcement Agencies and also creating a cyber- safe country as cyber security became an essential aspect of security related affairs, internationally.
  • BPR&D has been nominated by the Ministry of Home Affairs’ Centre of Excellence for the purpose of 5G application use cases within MHA. 
  • Purpose of A Hackathon on 5G: Developing tools for addressing the challenges and issues being faced by Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs).
  • Hackathon was launched with 9 Problem Statements where the Department of Telecom (DOT) with its subsidiary Telecom Centre of Excellence (TCOE) have joined hands with BPR&D to conduct Hackathon with students, startups & MSMEs. 

The Bureau of Police Research & Development (BPR&D) comes under the Ministry of Home Affairs. 

What is 5G?

  • In 5G G stands for generation. 
  • 5G came after 1G, 2G, 3G, and 4G networks enabled a new kind of network that is designed to connect virtually everyone and everything together including objects, machines, and devices.
  • Key features: 
    • Higher multi-Gbps peak data speeds, 
    • ultra low latency,
    • massive network capacity, 
    • more reliability, 
    • a more uniform user experience, 
    • increased availability. 

Differences Between the Previous Generations 

 

First generation - 1G

Second generation - 2G

Third generation - 3G

Fourth generation - 4G LTE

1980s: 1G delivered analog voice.

Early 1990s: 2G introduced digital voice CDMA

Early 2000s: 3G brought mobile data CDMA2000.

2010s: 4G LTE in the era of mobile broadband.

CDMA: Code Division Multiple Access

 

Difference Between 4G and 5G

 

4G

5G

Year

Since 2009

Since 2018

Information

Dynamic information with wearable devices

AI Powered information with wearable devices

Speed

1Gbps

Upto 20Gbps

Frequency

100 Mhz

28 Ghz

Access System

CDMA

CDMA and BDMA

FAQ

Answer: A National Hackathon on 5G Technology

Answer: Ministry of Home Affairs

Answer: Generation

Answer: Code Division Multiple Access

Answer: 2018
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