Jamshedpur: Gopal Choudhary, Chief Security and Brand Protection, Tata Steel was awarded the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award for contribution to Security and Business Continuity’ at the IFSEC India Awards. The Awards ceremony took place on the sidelines of the 11th edition of the International Fire & Security Exhibition and Conference (IFSEC) India Expo, South Asia’s leading security and surveillance show, which took place at New Delhi from December 6 – 8, 2017.
Choudhary possesses three decades of experience which include service tenures with the Indian Army, Central and State Police, Wipro Limited and Tata Steel Limited. Speaking on the occasion, he said, “I dedicate this award to my mentors, seniors and colleagues who have inspired me to reach this milestone. The recognition strengthens my resolve to humbly work with renewed vigour in my chosen profession which revolves around securing lives of people and assets for the organisation and larger community that I serve.”
The IFSEC India Awards aims to reward and recognise innovation and excellence in the security space, and is deeply coveted, contested and closely watched by industry stake holders within the burgeoning electronic security, surveillance and safety systems domain in India. This year, the IFSEC India awards received over 120 nominations and announced the winners on 6th December 2017 at a glittering ceremony at The Lalit, New Delhi.
The Jury based awards are chosen after due deliberation and consensus by a distinguished Jury Panel. This Padma Shri Dr D R Kaarthikeyan, IPS (Retd) Former Director CBI, distinguished security professional and presently Chairman, ASSOCHAM National Council of Homeland Security, headed the jury panel. Other distinguished members included Arvind Ranjan, IPS (Retd) Former Director General CISF and National Security Guard (NSG), among other distinguished professionals.
IFSEC India Expo is South Asia’s largest security, civil protection and fire safety show, organised by UBM India, a subsidiary of UBM plc, the leading B2B ‘pure play’ listed event’s organiser in the world, and no.1 in the US and Asia. Its Head Quarters are in London.