The Government of India believes that there are too few police officers in the country, so it is not possible to fully ensure security. This function will be performed by the recognition system. Next month, the authorities will open a tender for its creation.
In general, members of the government are right: there are fewer police officers in India than in many other countries. One employee for 724 residents. However, Indian human rights defenders are concerned about the government’s decision. There are no data privacy laws in the country, therefore, the face recognition system can be used for unlawful purposes.