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Amutha Arunachalam - Stand Shielded of Digital Rights (Delhi, May 05, 4 pm)

by Sumandro Chattapadhyay last modified May 03, 2017 01:30 PM
We are proud to announce that Amutha Arunachalam will be the speaker at the May #FirstFriday event at the CIS Delhi office. Amutha is Principal Technical Officer in the Council Of Scientific and Industrial Research. The talk will be on digital signatures, traceability of time-stamps, and setting up an Indian Standard (Digital) Time. If you are joining us, please RSVP at the soonest as we have only limited space in our office.

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May 05, 2017
from 04:00 PM to 06:30 PM


The Centre for Internet and Society, first floor, B 1/8, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, 110016

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Amutha Arunachalam

Principal Technical Officer, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research


Amutha Arunachalam


Amutha Arunachalam entered the Indian Government service as an Intelligence Officer in Ministry of Home Affairs in 1988 after working at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras in Fibre Optic communication Laboratory. She later moved to the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research in the field of Information Technology. She managed the IT infrastructure of the CSIR lab (Central Road Research Institute) till 2006 and moved to CSIR Head Quarters and contributed in the ICT refurbishment drive, mainly in the IT with a major contribution in establishing DATA Centre, implementing network security, linking CSIR HQ to the National Knowledge Network facility extended by National Information Centre(NIC) before joining UIDAI.

In UIDAI (National Identity Project) she managed the Data Center operations that includes critical CIDR (Central Identification Repository) and was responsible for setting up Infrastructure to roll out Disaster recovery centre, Aadhaar Enrolment Service, Benchmarking of UIDAI Enrolment , Authentication Applications and setting up of Backend infrastructure of the Authentication Service for Roll out to citizens. After the five year Deputation at UIDAI (Feb 2016), she is currently posted in the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research working in the Area of Policy in Cyber Security for CSIR, Enhancing Research with collaborative, networking and Building unified CSIR Ecosystem with Enterprise platform.