INDIA RISK SURVEY 2018

India continues to position itself as an attractive hub for investments from foreign players with an expanding economy and a steady gross domestic product (GDP) growing annually at 7.1%. International forums have indicated that the ease of doing business in India has improved significantly. Pro-investor policies have been implanted by the government to further bolster India’s position in the international market. Through several flagship programmes, the government is striving to promote manufacturing activity locally. Foreign investment and IT-powered infrastructure continue to be developed to further enable support for logistically robust…

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Private Security Industry Job Creation and Skill Development

The demand for security services is increasing due to rising urbanisation, the real and perceived risks of crime and terrorism, belief that public safety measures are insufficient, and the growth of a middle class with assets to protect and means to pay for supplementary security measures. The security service market is also supported by an improved economic environment and building construction activity. The private security sector has emerged as a major industry by virtue of the employment of large manpower, both skilled and unskilled, to meet the burgeoning demands of…

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India Risk Review 2018

Security needs collaboration at individual, organizational, industrial, national and global levels. Networking and knowledge sharing are the key drivers for mitigating challenges in today’s complex security environment. India dealt with the economic implications of big-ticket items like demonetization and GST. Even as violence level of Maoist and Northeast insurgencies showed a downward trend, Jammu & Kashmir remained on the boil. Along with the unrest in the border states of the country, civil disturbances in the Indian heartland have continued to occur with various special interest groups agitating to get their…

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INDIA RISK SURVEY 2017

“The sixth edition of the India Risk Survey is based on a comprehensive survey spanning across several sectors of the economy and geographical regions of India. This survey is an endeavor to examine and evaluate the ‘potentially destructive’ risks to business undertakings in India. The survey encompasses 12 key risks that pose a number of threats to the entire economic ecosystem of the country. It is an attempt to sensitize the Government and the corporate world about emerging risks and possible dangers these risks could pose to business establishments. I…

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India Risk Review 2017

Overall Business Climate in India in 2017 India has emerged as one of the fastest growing major economies in the world. The country has stepped up its efforts to improve the overall business climate and has kicked off macro reforms in monetary policies and its regulatory structure. The government has also taken steps to improve the ease of doing business. According to the World Bank’s annual ease of doing business report published in 2016, India has implemented a set of reforms leading to considerable improvement in the business environment. Looking…

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