New Delhi. As part of its national campaign to boycott Chinese goods, the Confederation of All India Traders (CAT) today sent a letter to the Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh requesting that the construction machinery in the sensitive areas including borders should not be used Urged to do so because most of these machines are equipped with Internet of Things devices capable of transmitting sensitive information to company owners in China.
Kat national president B.C. Bhartia and National General Secretary Praveen Khandelwal have raised this important issue in a letter to Rajnath Singh, stating that various machines and its spare parts supplied by China in border areas, security sensitive areas, highways, and other infrastructure projects are of various importance. Are being used in projects.
In many cases such construction companies are using Chinese machines installed with Internet of Things (IoT) devices and the ability to transmit other machine operating parameters anywhere, including where to cart in real time Keep it.
Bhartia and Khandelwal said that if such machines are used at strategically important locations in the border areas or any other sensitive area which is very important for defense, then all the data by the machine at their locations, operating hours and other Strategic details can be transmitted to servers owned by the owner of Chinese companies based in China.
Bhartia and Khandelwal said that according to the information received, the two major companies are Putymaster owned by SANY China and White Steater India owned by XCMG China, which are involved in various such projects.
Their machines are duly equipped with IoT devices and the data acquired by these machines can be used for other purposes. Some other companies may also be using similar equipment in their respective construction activities in border areas, highways, infrastructure.
While identifying all such companies, it is necessary to ban their work immediately. The CAT has urged Rajnath Singh to take note of the seriousness of the issue and take necessary steps to ban the use of such machines, especially in the border and other sensitive areas, in the larger interest of the country’s security and sovereignty.