Milind Borkar Speaks

  Milind Borkar Vice President India & SAARC, Middle East and Africa , Infinova Milind Borkar is regarded as a veteran of security and surveillance industry with an experience of over 4 decades. His endeavoring spirit to lead ahead with perseverance, trust and integrity has graced Infinova with several breakthroughs. Currently, as the Vice President of Sales for India & SAARC, ME and Africa at Infinova Group, he has set benchmarks by building up a successful team right from the grass-root level. With his fortitude and hard work, he has…

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Interview: Ashish P. Dhakan

ASHISH P. DHAKAN  (MD & CEO, Prama Hikvision India Pvt. Ltd.) Ashish P Dhakan does not need introduction. An Engineer and MBA by qualification, the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Prama Hikvision India Private Limited had a very humble start in security industry in 2005, and over just more than a decade, he steered the company to achieve the leadership position in the industry with his characteristic attributes including sincerity, focus, dedication, honest approach towards his business, and ground to earth personality. A first-generation entrepreneur Ashish has gone…

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Prasad Patil Speaks

Prasad Patil Chairman – SECONA , Director – MIPL SecurityLink India (SLI): What is the entity called Maha Infotech Pvt. Ltd. (MIPL) and what is its unique selling proposition? Prasad Patil: Maha Infotech Pvt. Ltd. (MIPL) was founded by me and my Co-director, Sudhir Deshpande – almost 18 years ago. MIPL primarily provides IT and security consultancy, and we focus on the application of technology to solve information challenges and mitigate security risks. SLI: Kindly give a brief about some of your flagship projects? Prasad Patil: We have been very fortunate…

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Face-to-Face with Priyadarshan Lakhawat

Priyadarshan Lakhawat Deputy Director (Academics & Training) NCHMCT,  Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India The rising instances of fire in high-rises and hotels, and very frequent news of defunct security systems at places including in the cities like New Delhi put forth reasons to be concerned about the state of compliance of pertinent rules and regulations, and installation and maintenance of the needed equipment. The recent fire in a hotel in Karol Bagh, New Delhi must be taken as an wake-up call to address the issue on urgent basis. The lapses are…

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Interaction with K P Dominic , 2019

K P Dominic National President, FSAI The third edition of Fire & Security India Expo (FSIE) 2019 is close at hand. It is to mark its debut in Mumbai at the Bombay Exhibition Centre (BEC) from 28 February to 2 March 2019. The event is organized by NürnbergMesse India in co-operation with Fire & Security Association of India (FSAI). The trade expo is a multi-dimensional platform that combines solutions for passive, active and organizational fire safety and security management. It is to bring together official experts, architects and developers, MEP…

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Face to Face Interview with Pawan Desai, 2019

Pawan Desai CISA, CISSP, CBCP, Co-Founder & CEO, MitKat Advisory MitKat is a premium management consultancy specialized in risk management, which is primarily focused on global corporations, government departments/ multi-lateral organizations, and NGOs operating in challenging environments. SecurityLink India has recently got an opportunity to talk to Pawan Desai – CISA, CISSP, CBCP – Co-Founder & CEO of MitKat Advisory, who is one of Asia’s leading security thought leaders, speaker and author. Some excerpts: SecurityLink India (SLI): How do you define MitKat Advisory in essence, and how was it conceptualized?…

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Pankaj Dharkar Interview 2019

Pankaj Dharkar  President, PDA Consultants Pankaj Rajendra Dharkar, who was elevated form National President to International President of Fire & Security Association of India (FSAI) last year, has been passionately involved in providing innovative and energy efficient design solutions for building services for more than three decades. As the National President of FSAI, he took several remarkable initiatives which fructified well and became instrumental in the significant growth and expansion of the association. Fire and Security India Expo (FSIE) is one of those initiatives that he launched in 2017. Pankaj…

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