www.blazeautomation.com OVERVIEW OF INDIA andSecurity needs of the Country
About India • Seventh largest and second most populated country • Population of more than 1 billion • 29 states and 6 Union Territories • Largest democracy in the world • Median age of 25 years compared to in 43 Japan and 36 in USA • Working age population to be 70% by 2030-largest in the world • Among the fastest growing economies in the world • Number of airports : 454 • 12 International airports • Major ports : 12 • Major Dams and Reservoirs : 400+
Indian Economy • 4th largest and 2nd fastest growing economy in the world • GDP growth rate of more than 6.73 % in 2009. • Growth rate of over 8 % in 2010 • Projected GDP growth rate of 9% in 2010 • Consumer market to be 5th largest by 2025 • Fast being established as a global manufacturing hub • Services account for almost half of the GDP • 8th largest investor in the UK
Indian Security Scenario • Continuous security problem due to terrorism, left wing extremism & local crime • Terrorist threats in border states and metros • More than 30 terror outfits active in India. • Al Qaeda’s top terror targets include India • Insurgency in North East and left wing extremism in Central India continues. • Left wing extremism gained momentum and active in 22 states
Terror Incidents • More than 600 killed and hundreds maimed in terror attacks since last 6 years • Central India Left wing extremism-16 policemen killed in May 2009, 15 in February 2009 • Mumbai - November 2008 : Series of terror attacks killing more than 172 • North East-Assam Oct 2008 : 45 killed in 18 bombings • North India- Jaipur - May 2008 : 63 killed in 9 bomb blasts • South India - Bangalore : July 2008 : 8 low intensity bomb blasts • New Delhi – December 2001 : Attack on Parliament left 9 policemen dead
Key observations • Terror attacks in virtually all parts of the country • Common targets : Business centers, tourist places and common citizens • Left wing extremism target local administration and police • Mass transport systems vulnerable to attacks • Airport security not completely fool proof • Post 26/11- Coastal security lapses exposed • Disturbed relations with border countries in the North
Post 26/11 • Security today a key concern to business, individuals, government. • Terror attacks a real and serious threat across the country • Security beefed up in offices, hotels, malls, tourist places, small establishments and other public places. • Security measures include physical checks, metal detectors, X-ray machine scans, bomb detection equipments, RADARS, Thermal Imagers etc… • Corporate have upped security budgets by 35-40%
Indian Security Market - Electronicopportunities Security Manned Systems Security Cash and other valuables Management Security Assessment Fire Investigati Detection on Services
Indian Security Market –Potential Past, Presentand Future • Presently, 1.3 billion GBP industry, would touch 2.2 billion GBP in the next 4 years and 4.5 billion GBP by 2016 • Growth rate of 25 per cent over the past 5-7 years and would achieve a rate of 125 per cent by 2012. • 1/3rd spend on Airport, Naval base Security • Number of companies : 5000 (includes unorganized and registered) • Number of police officers : over 3.5 million • Number of private guards : over 5.6 million
Security Equipments market • Key areas :Electronic and non-electronic gadgets • Organized : Around 50 companies • Unorganized : Around 800 companies • Key gadgets used at present: CCTVs, Access control systems, Metal detectors, Intrusion detection systems, door intercoms • Future Scope in this Area: Radars, Thermal Imagers, Integrated CCTV systems, Control Stations for Forensics etc… • Imports : Israel, China, Taiwan, Korea, UK and US • Imported gadgets form 30-35% of the total market • Imports to increase to GBP 2.5 billion in the next two years
Future of Security Industry • Demand for integrated solutions • Radars, Thermal Imagers, Integrated CCTV systems, metal detectors, baggage scanners demand to increase. • Emphasis on quality training from accredited sources. • Need for threat assessment and Forensics growing • Security of physical infrastructure, resilience of system and disaster recovery mechanism • Reservoirs, Airports, Government Head Quarters, Small scale industries, educational institutes, private offices, residential apartments, government premises, jail security new growth areas.
Recent Developments • Government to spend GBP 5 billion on homeland security in the next 2 years • Wish list includes UAVs, Radars, Thermal Imagers, weaponry for urban warfare, light capabilities like helicopters, aircraft and precision munitions • Raytheon offers radar system for Indian homeland security • Israel and India come together as partners in homeland security • Swedish company Securitas AB picks stake in Delhi based company • Security company in India in talks for takeover of UK company. • Indian Premier League organizers had planned a 10 fold increase in security with 16 bullet proof buses and 64 armored SUVs.