About Us

Welcome to Society for Cyberabad Security Council (SCSC)

SCSC is a registered not-for-profit body founded in the year 2006 and operates in tandem with Cyberabad Police to promote safety & security in the Cyberabad IT corridor, empowered by the IT industry to attend the security needs of IT companies. It provides safety from information theft, fire, health & personnel safety, guard against sabotage operations of vital installations and thwarts terrorist attacks. The representatives from IT companies will be the members of the council and the funding will flow from these companies. The Cyberabad Police Commissioner will be officiating as Honorary Chairman of the Council and 3 representatives from member companies will be the office bearers.

The Society for Cyberabad Security Council (SCSC) is the joint collaboration between Cyberabad Police Commissionerate and IT industry to promote Hyderabad as the preferred IT destination.

The organization was founded in the year 2006 as a unique initiative in partnering to reduce crime and work towards enhancing safety and security aspects in the IT corridor, also making this business bio-network as a safe IT destination in the world through surveillance system and patrolling.The Council gives high priority to the Personal safety, particularly Women safety, IT infrastructure safety, Traffic safety, Cyber safety and Information security, so that the business continuity takes place in healthy living environment.

Introduction to SCSC

Founded in the year 2006, Society for Cyberabad Security Council (SCSC) is a registered not-for-profit initiative and a collaboration between IT industry and Cyberabad Police Commissionerate.

SCSC is sustained by the captains of the government and industry in Cyberabad to increase the preparedness and consciousness pertaining to safety and security of businesses and citizens, at the macro level and micro levels.

Based on challenges and issues confronting the Cyberabad ecosystem, SCSC provides numerous relevant interventions to core issues such as women’s safety, road safety, cyber security, infrastructure safety and more. These activities often overlap and reinforce one another to be effective. Every governmental body, company, employee, and citizen in the eco-system play important and complementary roles in the safety and security of Cyberabad.

2020 marks the 15th year of SCSC.

Our Team
Our History
Executive Committee Members
SCSC Structure
Avinash Mohanty

Avinash Mohanty, IPS

Hon.Chairman, SCSC

Commissioner of Police,


Society for Cyberabad Security Council (SCSC) is an important player in the Cyberabad ecosystem. The government and industry working together on the SCSC platform brings us closer in recognition of our interconnectedness and in pursuit of our shared goals regarding safety and security

Many individuals and organisations reach out to the police on various issues faced by them. Guided by SCSC, we look into the cases and close them to the satisfaction of the victims. However, our work does not stop there. We discuss the issues and challenges of the society with SCSC and other relevant stakeholders and design interventions to address them.

Some of the impactful interventions include traffic volunteering, Margadarshak program, Project Safe Stay, New hire orientation, security training etc. These interventions resulted in better awareness and preparedness of matters pertaining to safety and security. The impact of coming together for progressive causes builds a better community. I invite all organizations to come forward and join SCSC as part of the private-public partnership to build a better ecosystem.

Ramesh Kaza

Secretary General, SCSC

Head of Strategy & Transformation - International CIO (EMEA & APAC)- State Street

Ramesh Kaza is a strategic Global Delivery Executive, capable of managing complex and diversified technology and infrastructure services. Ability to manage very large teams and multi-million dollars portfolios (Predominantly Financial Services).

Specialties: Technology & Infrastructure Services Management I Global Delivery/Sourcing I Global Team Management I Strategy Planning & Development I Multi-country work experience


We strive to make Hyderabad and Cyberabad a safe and secure city to support its endeavour to become a world class destination through implementing proactive and preventative initiatives, excellence in surveillance techniques by adopting the latest technology and tools, partner with and educating all stakeholders, and facilitate effective participation of all concerned.

A joint survey was done by Cyberabad Police, TSRTC, TSIIC, and SCSC in IT corridor to ascertain the public movement in IT corridor where it was estimated that more than 10,000 Autos/Cabs operate everyday and more than 40,000 passengers travel everyday by Auto/Cabs. Based on the study, the following actions were to taken to improve the Public Transport in IT Corridor.
  • 40 new buses with 326 trips were operational at a frequency of every 10min.
  • Most of these shuttles were introduced in new routes where passenger traffic is high.
Private transport registration process is introduced to combat threat to women safety where vehicle owner and driver are neccessarily registered with the Police by submitting the documents relate to Owner, Vehicle and Driver. An adhesive sticker with vehicle details would be pasted on the front and back of each vehicle to have a better control on the vehicle movement. An Owner and Driver ID cards would be issued by Police to be displayed inside the vehicle for easy access to the passengers. A QR code is generated on every Sticker and IDs where the information in QR code can be scanned through any smart phone.
9 new Police check posts have been started at critical entry and exit locations. Each check post will be manned by 1 Head Constable and 2 Constables. 80 police personnel allotted for IT corridor Policing. Also, an Inspector, IT corridor has been posted for better administration and control of the corridor. IT companies such as iLabs, IT Raheja, IV Tech and Vlue Labs have thankfully contributed to this initiative.
A CCTV Video surveillance system with 47 high definition megapixel camera was already initiated with an investment of approx. Rs. 4 crores from Cyberabad Security Council. The plan is to add more than 150 cameras with “Night Vision” facility.
Education and awareness program based films with duration of 1,2, and 5 minutes. This helps to educate women about their safety and security. These films will be featured in all theaters. These programs would be featured regularly on social media/FM Radio and through posters and Pamphlets. We have also started other initiatives to increase the visibility of Police; streamlining traffic and and they are:
  • Agressive drive to increase the Cyberabad Security Council membership drive resulted in 70 new members registered in addition to existing 80 members.
  • Getting sufficient manpower to Traffic police in Cyberabad to provide more visible and vibrant services.
  • Around 1200 drunk and drive cases were booked in Cyberabad limits as compared to 200 in Hyderabad limits.
  • Getting required funds from Department to take up many pending issues at Commissionerate including Office upgrade, Visitor Halls etc.,
  • Taking TOFFEE to the next level by making it acceptable in Hyderabad Police Department.

Our Team

Executive Council

The Executive Committee (EC) has the prerogative to design and discuss the future modalities of the Society and the declarative powers to delegate corresponding roles to its members in furthering the vision of the Society. Currently the EC has 38 members, who meet every three months to plan for the future activities, proliferate on the previous initiatives and set aside the budget for the forthcoming programmes.

Narayan Naik

Jt.CP Traffic, Cyberabad

Convener, Traffic Safety Forum

Ms. Nikita Pant


Dept., of Women & Child Safety

Ms. Shilpavalli

DCP, Gachibowli

Convener, Safety & Security Forum

Mr. Sriniwas CR

Jt. Secretary (Traffic Forum)

Sr. Vice President - Innova Solutions

Praveen Polavaram

Treasurer, Vice President – Finance at

Berkadia Services India Pvt Ltd

Pratyusha Sharma

Jt. Secretary (Women’s Forum)

CHRO, Invesco

Mr. Raghu Isukapalli

Jt. Secretary (Security Forum)

JPMorgan Chase

Mr. Abhishek Kumar

Jt. Secretary (Cyber Security Forum)


Our History

The IT industry in Telangana got its first symbolic landmark with the Cyber Towers in 1998. Soon after, the Cyberbad Police Commissionerate was set up to look into the safety and security needs of this side of the city. In 2006, in view of the rapid growth of Cyberabad, a collaborative effort by the Industry and Government was ideated to take care of the security & safety interests of this area, supplementing the efforts of the Government. Hence, Society for Cyberabad Security Council was formed.

Cyberabad is now a hub for many industries such as Information Technology, Pharma, Engineering, Health, Hospitality, Finance, Education etc. It also incorporates many townships. As of 2020, Hyderabad has 600,000 employees in the IT/ITES sector, working in more than 1500 companies.The IT exports from Hyderabad (Telangana) stood second in the country at ₹128,807 crore (US$ 15 billion) in FY 2019-18 improving from previous year ₹109,219 crore ($14 billion, 17.93% CAGR) in FY 2018-19. Similarly, Hyderabad is home to over 800 life sciences companies with a combined value of $50 billion. Many of these companies are located in Cyberabad, making Telangana is one of the fastest growing states in India posing average annual growth rate of 13.90% over the last five years. SCSC is proud to have been a growth partner to citizens and industries of Cyberabad. 2020 marks the 15th year of SCSC.

SCSC Initiated four Sub–Committees

SCSC initiated four sub – committees to look after various aspects related to Safety & Security Forum , Women Safety Forum, Traffic Forum and Cyber Security Forum. A fifth sub-committee for CSR was subsequently formed to bring together and consolidate the various CSR efforts.

Executive Committee Members

S.No. Member Name Designation Organisation
1. Sri. Stephen Raveendra Commissioner of Police Cyberabad Police
2. Mr. Ramesh Kaza Head of Strategy & Transformation - International CIO (EMEA & APAC) State Street
3. Mr. Sriniwas CR Sr. Vice President Innova Solutions
4. Ms. Pratyusha Sharma CHRO Invesco
5. Mr. Raghu Isukapalli Global Security Head JPMorgan Chase
6. Mr. Praveen Polavaram SVP-Finance Berkadia
7. Mr. Shrawan Gone Director Raheja Corp
8. Mr. Hema Chandra HR Head Neuland Labs
9. Dr. Rajeev Menon Medical Director AIG Hospitals
10. Mr Sreesa Bhargav Vice President Welspun
11. Mr. Abhishek Kumar Principal Group Manager - Microsoft Security - Cyber Security Microsoft
12. Sri. Avinash Mohanty, IPS Jt. CP, Cyberabad Cyberabad Police
12. Sri. Narayan Naik, IPS Jt. CP, Traffic Cyberabad Police
13. Ms. Nikita Pant Deputy Commissioner of Police, Dept., of Women & Child Safety Cyberabad Police
14. Sri. T. Srinivasa Rao, IPS Deputy Commissioner of Police, Balanagar Cyberabad Police
15. Mr. Kalmeshwar Shingenavar, IPS Deputy Commissioner of Police, Crimes Cyberabad Police
16. Ms. Shilpavalli DCP, L&O Madhapur Cyberabad Police
17. Mr. G. Sandeep DCP, L&O Balanagar Cyberabad Police
18. Sri. Vinod Zonal Manager, TSIIC TSIIC, Telangana
19. Sri. C V D Ram Prasad Director STPI
20. Sri. Amarnath Atmakuri CRO Telangana Dept of IT&C
21. Mr. Ravi Kiran Zonal Commissioner GHMC
22. Mr. Venu Goud Facility Head DLF
23. Mr. Shathish Ganapthy Security Head Deloitte
24. Mr. Ramesh Gopagiri Centre Head Vamsi Ram
25. Ms. Jyothsna Angara Independent Member FICCI - FLO
26. Mr. Ramesh Menon Director GAR Corp
27. Mr. C N Rao Executive Director SLN Projects
28. Mr. Chandra Kammula Director Xpert Bridge
29. Ms. Mamatha Vegunta Head, HR DBS Technologies
30. Mr.Vijay Rangineni CEO - IT Investments Independent
31. Mr. Krisnan Iyer Center Head SVP, Cognizant
32. Mr. Murali Krishna Center Head Providence
33. Mr. Venkat Tankasala CSR Head Synchrony
34. Ms. PadmaPriya Chief of Staff Cognizant
35. Mr. Srikanth Badiga Director Phoenix

SCSC Structure

SCSC initiated four sub – committees to look after various aspects related to Safety & Security Forum , Women Safety Forum, Traffic Forum and Cyber Security Forum. A fifth sub-committee for CSR was subsequently formed to bring together and consolidate the various CSR efforts.

Forum Name Forum Lead Convenor
Safety & Security Forum Mr. Raghu Isukapalli DCP L & O
Women Forum Ms. Pratyusha Sharma DCP W & CW
Traffic Forum Mr. Sriniwas CR DCP Traffic
Cyber Security Mr. Abhishek Kumar DCP Crimes
CSR Mr. Venkat Tankasala
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