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Govt clears Rs 25,000 crore-scheme to modernise police in three years

web-post October 5, 2017

The cabinet committee on security has cleared a Rs 25,060-crore umbrella scheme aimed at modernising the central and state police forces over the next three years, with the Union government bearing a larger part of the financial burden. The Centre’s share of the expenditure will come up to 80% of the MPF (modernisation of police… Continue Reading »

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Private marshals to unclog Old, New Delhi Rly stations

web-post October 5, 2017

After several futile attempts to decongest the traffic on both sides of New Delhi and Old Delhi stations, the Indian Railways on Monday deployed “private marshals” in place of Delhi Traffic Police and its own unit from the Railway Protection Force (RPF). Drawn from a private security agency, the traffic marshals — successfully harnessed during… Continue Reading »

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Vodafone, Videocon Wallcam partner for 4G based CCTV solutions

web-post October 4, 2017

Telecom operator Vodafone has said it has partnered with Videocon Wallcam to enable mobile phone based surveillance using 3G or 4G connection. Meanwhile, Videocon Wallcam unveiled new closed circuit television (CCTV) camera that will have slot for 4G mobile sim. “We are delighted to partner with Videocon Wallcam to introduce India’s first 4G enabled and… Continue Reading »

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HFCL group firm eyes Rs 20 crore biz from school security solutions

web-post October 4, 2017

Energywin Technologies, a group company of telecom gear maker HFCL, expects Rs 20 crore business from school security products. “Schools have started understanding and adopting new technology for security. In about 25 schools , we have deployed SkoolSmart which tracks location of school students and sends alerts to their parents. More school are now interested… Continue Reading »

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India has the world’s largest number of private security workers

web-post September 29, 2017

If you live in cities, you might have had more encounters with a private security guard than a police officer. Their ubiquitous presence is more or less taken for granted, especially in industrial areas, public installations and office spaces. With 7 million security guards and 1.4 million police officers, India has five times as many… Continue Reading »

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50% of pvt security personnel must be locals: Goa Govt

web-post September 29, 2017

In what is seen as a major step to provide jobs to locals in security agencies, the state government has put in place a new condition for obtaining a licence to set up a private security agency. The new stipulation states that at least 50% of the private security guards and supervisors engaged by a… Continue Reading »

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CP PLUS signs up Salman Khan as its CCTV ambassador

web-post September 29, 2017

CP PLUS, India’s Largest Security & Surveillance brand, has signed up superstar Salman Khan. CP PLUS – which is already riding a wave in the country with its innovative campaign ‘Upar Wala Sab Dekh Raha Hai’ adds another feather to its cap with this association. CP PLUS aims to reach out to the masses with… Continue Reading »

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Psychometric test for school employees likely

web-post September 28, 2017

The brutal killing of seven-year-old Pradyuman Thakur in Ryan School, Gurugram, has led to parents raising concern over the mental condition of junior staff engaged by school administrations. Now the Security Sector Skill Development Council (SSSDC) has come forward to help CBSE and school administrations to conduct psychometric testing of deployed personnel to measure their… Continue Reading »

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No fire-fighting appliances at Noida’s government hospital

web-post September 28, 2017

The district hospital in Noida is not equipped to handle any outbreak of fire on its premises. This inference can be drawn from a recent inspection report of the fire department. Officials, on the other hand, say Noida Authority, which has overall control of the hospital, has not yet issued a tender to procure the… Continue Reading »

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Revisit policy on police protection to private persons: Bombay HC to govt

web-post September 27, 2017

The Bombay High Court has directed the Maharashtra government to “revisit” its policy on providing police protection to private persons. A bench led by Chief Justice Manjula Chellur directed the state to streamline the process to ensure that only those who “deserve” police protection should be provided with it. The bench was hearing a Public… Continue Reading »



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