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SIS India bags contract for security arrangements at C'wealth

104   //    09 Feb 2018, 20:07 IST

Games in Brisbane

Patna, Feb 9 (PTI) Leading private security provider SIS India today bagged the contract for security arrangements at the Commonwealth Games scheduled in Australia this year, a company release said here.

"It is a matter of pride for us that SIS India has been chosen for providing its services for such a huge event. It is a matter of pride for Bihar and entire India", the release quoted its founder and BJP Rajya Sabha member Ravindra Kishore Sinha as saying.

"The contract for Commonwealth Games, scheduled to be held at Brisbane in April, was signed in Australia in presence of Managing Director Rituraj Sinha and CEO Uday Singh", the release said.

"In view of the mammoth scale of the international sporting event, the company plans to deploy around 4500 security officers, besides installation of hundreds of cameras, bollards, X-Ray machines and walkie talkies at the venues", it said.

Set up in the 1980s in Patna, SIS India is today one of the leading private security providers in the country. It operates through 300 branches and employs nearly two lakh security personnel, the release added

Press Trust of India (PTI) is a news agency in India
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