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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