Cabinet Secretariat, Govt. of India
Intelligence organizations have two functions - the generation or production of intelligence and the analysis of the intelligence thus produced. Intelligence could be generated through human intelligence or technical intelligence. With recent technological advancements, huge volumes of data are now available for analysis. However whiz-bang gadgetry does not constitute the entirety of intelligence operations, or generation. A large part of intelligence work is with the patient piecing together of bits of information to yield the outline of the larger picture.
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