NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant launches unique Corporate Security Management Programme & Cyber Security Training app during 1st Foundation Day of GMR Services Business
Ø Programme is designed to provide intensive training in security and asset protection to youth as per industry needs Ø Designed for creating security officers, it provides soft skills, leadership and team building trainings Ø Programme is designed and offered by RAXA Techno Security Services of the GMR Services Business
New Delhi: RAXA Techno Security Services, a part of GMR Services Business, today announced launch of one-of-its-kind Corporate Security Management Programme for fresh graduates.
The programme is structured to cater to the growing requirement of security executives in the corporate world. Under this, selected participants would undergo intensive trainings not only in security and asset protection but also in soft skills, leadership and team building.
The Indian Private Security Industry (PSI) is expected to grow at about 20% CAGR owing to the changing landscape of the sector in India. The PSI is amongst the largest employers in India, employing about 8.9 million people, with the potential to employ 3.1 million more in the next few years.
According to an estimate, there is likely to be a requirement of at least 90,000 security executives/officers for managing the guard force, in addition to the requirement of in-house executives/officers for various corporates/organizations in the near term.
The programme has been launched formally at a function to mark the first anniversary of inception of GMR Services Business in the august presence of Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO of the NITI Aayog, who was the Chief Guest of the event, Mr. GBS Raju, MD Airports, GMR Group, Mr BVN Rao, Chairman – Transportation and Urban Infrastructure, GMR Group and Dr. Ashwani Lohani, CEO-GMR Services Business (GMRSB) among others.
GMR Services Business, which includes GMR Aviation Academy (GMRAA), GMR Aviation Private Limited (GAPL), RAXA Techno Security Solutions (RAXA), GMR Engineering and Management Services (GEMS) and Allied Services, is a part of the GMR Group, a leading global infrastructure conglomerate with interests in Airport, Energy, Transportation and Urban Infrastructure.
GMR Services Business offers a variety of technical and non-technical services for the airport space including services that would add tremendous value in manufacturing, infrastructural and service sector domain.
During the event, an interactive Cyber Security Training App has also been launched. Besides, corporate brochures of GMR Services Business (GMRSB), GMR Engineering and Management Services (GEMS), GMR Aviation Private Limited (GAPL), GMR Aviation Academy (GMRAA) and RAXA Techno Security Solutions have been released by Mr. GBS Raju, MD-Airports.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Amitabh Kant, CEO-NITI Aayog said, “The initiative of the GMR Group in the airport services space is indeed the need of the hour. The efforts being taken towards providing cyber security training and services for the airport sector are appreciable. The private security services is an emerging field and the Corporate Security Management Programme launched today by GMR Services Business will meet the need of the hour and will definitely generate unique employment opportunities for the youth. Privatization of more airports will open a plethora of opportunities in related services, especially in the field of training, comprehensive management of airports and various other related businesses. This unique initiative by the GMR Group will definitely bring operational efficiencies and resource optimization across the value chain in the fast growing aviation sector.”
Dr. Ashwani Lohani, CEO-GMR Services Business, said, “RAXA has always been known for its very high quality of security services. Its foray in technology & fire services along with starting this unique course for security executives will create more opportunities for the youth.
The group possesses unparalleled experience in design, construction, operation and maintenance of major airports like Delhi and Hyderabad in India and also airports overseas. Regarded as the best in their category in the world, our airports at Delhi & Hyderabad have been continuously bringing laurels to the organization. GMR Services Business, launched last year, would leverage the immense expertise and experience acquired in overall handling and management of airports and offer to the airport sector & beyond. The formation of this new business would also complement the national effort towards making flying accessible to all by bringing in efficiencies and economies of scale in airport operations.”
On this occasion, select employees of the services business were felicitated for outstanding performance.
GMR Services Business was established on October 1, 2020, with an aim to provide a comprehensive bouquet of services for the airport sector including specialized services that would be found beneficial beyond the airport sector. These include techno-security solutions, engineering and maintenance services, specialized training requirements, consultancy services and various other specialized services. Cyber Security Training, Energy Management Services focused towards reducing energy costs and Environment Management Services targeted towards reducing the carbon footprint are some of the niche services being offered. Security and engineering & maintenance services would be found extremely useful even by factories and industries spanning diverse sectors.