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Construction : Exclusive Report | November 2013 | Source : Construction Update

Govt urged to decide early on pvt security agencies

For issue of arms licenses on retainership basis to private security agencies the government should come out at the earliest, with guidelines, industry body Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (Ficci) has said. Ficci has written to to Joint Secretary in the Home Ministry in this regard. Private security agencies are engaged in protection of crucial establishments like bank branches, ATMs and fuel stations, Ficci said. Such establishments have a dire need for armed security guards and till now private agencies were employing persons holding arms licences in personal capacity to meet this requirement, the letter said.
 
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