On Climate Winter is mostly in northern parts and hilly regions between December – February. Hot dry summers in most parts between March to May. Rainy south western monsoon mainly in western coastal states from June to September. Post monsoon or north east monsoon mainly in southern peninsula from October to November. Mumbai temp ranges from 25 to 35 degrees
Special Economic Zones features (SEZ) designated duty-free enclave to be treated as a foreign territory for trade operations and duties and tariffs. Scheme available for manufacture of goods, services, production, processing, assembling, re-engineering, packaging and trading. Must be net foreign exchange earner within 3 years. Duty free goods must be used within 5 years of approval export proceeds to be realized and repatriated within 12 months SEZ - incentives for units located no import license required duty-free import of capital goods, raw materials, consumables and spares profits from exports ( as computed by a prescribed formula) are exempt from income tax. 100% tax exemption for first five years followed by 50% deduction for two more years. Domestic sales allowed subject to import policy and subject to export obligations. Full freedom for sub-contracting; part sub-contracting overseas allowed. State government incentives investment incentives in backward areas (tax holidays), part-financing by state in certain projects. Power tariff incentives
Map of India Generally speaking, you can fly to most of the major cities in around 2-3 hours from Mumbai Regional airlines are very cheap and good (Jet, Kingfisher etc…) Can also transit to most international destinations from Mumbai
Defence, Fire & Security Sector in India
Land area of over 3.2 million square Km; 7th
Union of 29 states (including the city of Delhi) and 6 Union
territories spanning snow capped mountains, tropical rain
forests, arid desert, high plateaus, fertile river plains
1.2 billion; 250 million households (70% under 35)
72% rural; 28% urban
Average literacy rate is 65%
o GDP (2010 est) – USD $1.37 Trillion (China $5.36 Trillion)
o India's exports total less than 1% of global trade, compared with 7% for China
o GDP Growth 7.4% for 2009-10 (estimate 8.5% 2010-11)
o Service industry responsible for 62% of GDP
o Inflation currently 10.16% but food inflation 17%
o Economic indicator – 16 Million new mobile users May 2010
o Interest rates approx 10%
Industry valued at £50 billion
Second largest employer after
agriculture - 31 million people
Contributes 20% of GDP
for FDI inflow
Growing at 9% per annum
• Phenomenal growth in urbanisation has led to huge
unmet demand for housing, retail and commercial
• 150 new Special Economic Zones
• 28% of population in urban environments
• To rise to 40% by 2012
Airports - Passenger
traffic to grow 10%
Flight cargo by 7%
Plan to modernise 35
non-metro airports and
develop seven green field
Nagpur cargo and
Navi Mumbai airport?
Largest merchant shipping fleet amongst
developing countries - 17th in world
Cargo through 12 major ports has grown
annually at 9.5% per year over the last 3 years
• 50 projects valued
at US$13 billion
• 7 ports to be
Roads – US $50 billion
worth of projects underway
Including 68,000 km of
• 2,000 km of express
• $600m on 460 km of Mumbai roads,
20 + new flyovers, strengthening
of existing bridges, new Sealink
projects and potentially multi million
Lets give it a shot
Make the quick buck
◦ Armed Forces - Military hardware, software, equipment,
consumables and technology.
◦ Homeland security – requirements of paramilitary, police, fire
◦ Critical National Infrastructure Protection.
◦ Physical Security
◦ Cyber security
Research & Development for Security.
Education, Consulting & Training for Security.
Recent reports suggest government spending on approx. 5 billion pounds on
Defence & homeland security equipment
- 15% state of the art
- 35% mature
- 50% obsolete.
2009-10 budgetary allocation 20 billion pounds for defence. (35% increase)
Acquisitions drafted under the Long Term Integrated Perspective Plan (LTIPP)
expected to include procurements to the tune of 80 billion pounds by 2022.
largest defence spender.
70% procurements from overseas. (efforts towards indigenous production ???)
- Pegged at 1.1 to 1.3 billion pounds
- Generally understood as electronic security, perimeter security, fire safety, currency
- Growth estimated between 25% to 40%
- 2014 estimated size 4.5 billion pounds
- Opportunities in modernization of existing systems in airports and other critical
- Over 5000 companies (organized and unorganized) ; 150 ISO 9000 certified.
- Over 40% of demand met thru imports. (USA, UK, China, Korea, France, Israel)
- Demand for integrated solutions
- Emphasis on quality training and accredited solutions
- Growing acceptance and demand from SMEs, educational institutions, residential
complexes, hospitals etc.
India Security Market
Had been restricted to central Govt. funded projects.
Recently large private players and R&D startups involved
Areas of R&D.
Security Planning and Management
Certifications and audit
Both Union and State governments looking to put forth
regulations that will make security more accessible.
◦ Reduction in their import customs duty to 5%
◦ Reduction in Excise duty to 4%
◦ Reduction in state VAT to 2%
◦ Abolition of Service Tax levied on guarding services
◦ Classification of security systems as life safety
Russia, Israel, USA, France, Germany.
Indian companies looking for partners
Tatas, Mahindra, L&T, Wipro, etc.
Highly regulated – number of rules for manufacture, import, license, distribution etc.
FDI cap in defence 26% (possibly increase to 49%)
Since 2001 Indian private sector allowed to participate with 100% equity but
Despite FDI caps, many foreign companies setting up JVs.
Defence offset policy (30%)
Import duties as high as 30% !!
Transfer of Technology clause for some procurement contracts.
Hotel Infrastructure security - US$1.2 billion
Transport Sector Security (Aviation + Railway) - US$1 billion
The Banking & Financial Sectors security - US$800 million
Govt. facilities & real estate - US$400 million;
Public Health & Healthcare sector - US$665 million
Industry sector - US$840 million;
The Indian GPS and Telematics market potential - US$450
The vehicle tracking segment of the Indian telematics market -
UK – India : The Bilateral Scene
• UK’s Exports to India (2009) – UK £ 2.893 billion (4.1 2008)
• Principal Exports – capital goods, gold, ferrous & non-ferrous
metals, electronic goods, chemicals and pharmaceuticals.
• UK’s Imports from India (2008) – UK £4.325 billion
• Principal Imports – Readymade garments, gems & jewellery, agri
products, leather goods, chemicals and pharmaceuticals
• UK is India’s sixth largest trade partner
• Educational Co-operation: 44,000 Indian students currently
studying in the UK; They constitute the 2nd
largest number of
international students after China;
• Over 226 UK institutions visited
India over the year.