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4. A graduate in Political Science and Law, Sinha started his career as a journalist, specializing in crime and political reporting. He is recognized as one of the most successful investigative journalists of his time. He also covered India-Pakistan war of 1971 in the Khulna-Kushtia-Ishurdi sector. Having witnessed the student movement in Bihar, led by Loknayak Jai Prakash Narayan (1974 - 1975 ) , he authored a well-researched book titled 'Janandolan'.
Sinha's zest for learning took him far and wide. As a private security professional, he visited almost all states of the United States of America, Europe and China. His professional expertise and excellent training skills helped him hold many professional offices like the Regional Vice President of World Safety Organisation of South Asia (1989-1991); President, National Institute of Security Professional of India (1990-1995); Area Governor of Association of Security Organisation of India (1998-2001); Chapter Chairman, ASIS, for India and the subcontinent Chapter (1990-2000); Executive Chairman, founder President and Director General of International Institute of Security and Safety Management; and Founder Chairman of the Central Association for the Private Security Industry of India and Security Skills Council of India.
Under his leadership, IISSM has in the past two decades becomes a truly representative body of security and fire services users, provides, manufacturers and consultants.
During the NDA Government (1999-2004), Sinha was Security Advisor to the Ministry of HRD, Science & Technology and Ocean Development, Government of India, looking after security concerns of seven ministries and more than 50 sensitive national level research laboratories. He has also been instrumental in the making of the Private Security Agencies Regulation Act (which was enacted in 2005) in the early 1990s when S B Chavan was the Minister of Home Affairs.
A man of many hues, Sinha is the Founder Chairman of Indian Public School, one of the best boarding schools of the Dehradun-Mussoorie Valley. He is also Chairman of Rituraj Resorts Limited besides being actively associated with several social and charitable organisations. Sinha was in the news recently for the first ever PE Fund investment in the Security Industry, when the second largest PE Fund, DESCO in the USA, picked up 14 per cent stakes in SIS. Sinha also became the owner of the largest Security Services Provider, with SIS, buying Chubb Security Guarding Company of Australia, a 100-year old market leader with a total annual sales of over `2000 crore (US$ 500 million).
Table Of Contents
Protecting High-Profile People
• Protecting the Most Protected
• Effects of Terrorism
• Technology in Fire Prevention
• Use of CCTV in Security
• Mumbai Attacks-2008