Pant is national cybersecurity coordinator in the national security council of India at the prime minister’s office. He is responsible for coordinating all cybersecurity activities across multiple sectors. He holds a Ph.D. in information security metrics. Previously, he was the head of the Army’s cyber training establishment for three years. He served in the Army Signals Corps for 41 years and was honored three times by the president of India for distinguished service of the highest order.
The National Security Council (NSC) of India is an executive government agency tasked with advising the Prime Minister’s Office on matters of national security and strategic interest. It was established by the former Prime Minister of India Atal Bihari Vajpayee on 19 November 1998, with Brajesh Mishra as the first National Security Advisor. Prior to the formation of the NSC, these activities were overseen by the Principal Secretary to the preceding Prime Minister.
National Cyber Security Coordinator, National Security Council Secretariat
March 6, 2024
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