New Delhi: Today, The private security sector has emerged as a major industry by virtue of employment of large manpower, both skilled and unskilled, to meet the burgeoning demand of the corporate sector. With national security assuming greater criticality and lower police to people ratio in the country, private security industry, with large manpower, can act as extended arms of law enforcement agencies. This will help relieve police forces from non-critical duties to focus on core areas.
With this Backdrop, FICCI on Friday, organised the sixth edition of Private Security Industry Conclave (PSIC) 2018 at FICCI, New Delhi. The objective of the conclave was to bring together experts from the Government,Controlling Authorities, user agencies
Industry, and other stakeholders to discuss and debate various policy and regulatory issues like increase in Crime rate, Low police to people ratio, growth in security solution and concerning about the private security industry.
The Conclave started with a Theme Address by Rituraj Sinha, Chair, FICCI Committe on Private Security Industry and Group Managing Director, SIS Group.
Addressing the Gathering he said,
“Our market is fragmented. If implementation of GST is not done in a manner which is inducive it will surely impact us. Job creations and support to entrepreneurship is need of the hour. Security of some kind as become essential for business process. Therefore we have highlighted this aspect to government also. Government should make security cheaper rather than putting on higher slab. I’m not in a position to forecast what exactly will happen and what will be done but i have been fortunate enough to interact with finance minister Arjun Jaitley ji. He is aware of this matter. We have subsequently met Piyush Goyal ji who is currently holding charge as the finance minister, he is also has been apprised.”
He then opened the discussion up to the panelist.
The first panel discussion was on Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for Reskilling and Upskilling of Security Officers. The Distinguish Panelist were,
Col. Anil Kumar Pokhriva|, CEO & Executive Board Member, Management & Entrepreneurship and Professionai Skins Council (MEPSC), Hiranya Mohanty, Vice President, SIS Enterprises, Anoop Rawat, HR Head-MSS and ESS, G4S India Rakesh Tripathie, Managing Director, Peregrine Guarding, Ashutosh Jha, Managing Director, Orion Security Solutions.
The discussion revolved around the
recent announcement of minimum operating standards for conducting Cash logistics activities, how the Industry is effectively placed in reset mode. In this session industry leaders, senior bankers and regulators also discussed about the implication of these guidelines and thr future shape and form of cash logistics sector.
The discussion was moderated by Vishal Sharma, Chief Programme Officer, National Skill Development & Corporation (NSDC)
The Second Panel Discussion was on the topic ManTech – Integration of Security Personnel and Electronic Security. The Distinguish Panelist were, Brig Rajan Oberoi, Global CEO, Peregrine Guarding Vikram Mahurkar, Managing Director, Checkmate Services (Fire Protection Technologies and Training), Kaviraj Singh, Managing Director, TA Netgables and Leader SARALWEB, Saurabh Bareja, DGM Security, Concentrix India.
The Panelist Majorly Disscused about,
How Private security sector is rapidly evolving to keep pace with changing customer demands. With greater technology how we can adapt and focus solution delivery as security sector is an the Cusp of transformative. The session also discussed about successful case studies and future trends and ManTech Collaboration.
The discussion was moderated by G.B. Singh, Executive Group Editor, Security Today.