Centre says four load despatch units came under cyberattack
This comes in the backdrop of Red Echo, a hacker group affiliated with the Chinese government, targeting India’s power grid earlier this year. There have also been cyberattacks aimed at India’s transportation sector
NEW DELHI : Four of India’s five regional centres that help oversee the country’s critical electricity load management functions have faced cyberattacks in recent months. However, necessary protective measures have been taken, Union power and new and renewable energy minister Raj Kumar Singh said in a written reply in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.