The Union Minister for Communications launched the Digital Intelligence Platform (DIP) and CHAKSHU to combat online fraud.


  • The government introduced the Chakshu portal as part of the Sanchar Sathi initiative.
  • It allows users to report suspicious activities such as fraudulent calls, messages regarding lottery or job offers, and potential leaks of phone numbers by businesses.
  • The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) is also working on developing an app for CHAKSHU.  
  • It is able to facilitate real-time intelligence sharing among various stakeholders.

Sanchar Sathi initiative

  • It is a citizen centric initiative of the Department of Telecommunications to empower mobile subscribers, strengthen their security and increase awareness about citizen centric initiatives of the Government.
  • Sanchar Saathi contains various modules like CEIR, TAFCOP, KYI, KYM, CHAKSHU, RICWIN etc.

Digital Intelligence Platform (DIP)

  • It was developed by the Department of Telecommunications as a secure and integrated platform for real-time intelligence sharing, information exchange and coordination among the stakeholders.
  • It facilitates the coordination and exchange of information between law enforcement agencies, banks, and other financial institutions.
  • It is also a part of the Sanchar Sathi Initiative.
  • The portal also contains information regarding the cases detected as misuse of telecom.

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