The winners of the 2021 India Outstanding Security Performance Awards (OSPAs) were announced on Tuesday 21st December.

During a virtual awards ceremony global representatives from across the security sector tuned in live to celebrate the outstanding achievements of this year’s finalists and winners of the India OSPAs.

For the second year, the OSPAs partnered with BW Businessworld to deliver a Security Summit which preceded the awards ceremony and tackled a diverse range of issues impacting on the delivery of security in India.  The summit programme included keynote speeches and panel discussions.

The winners were selected by an independent judging panel who were nominated by the leading security associations in India – all of whom marked to a published ethics policy, declaring any conflict of interest on every mark sheet.

The judges participated in the event and assisted in announcing the eleven category winners to a deserving array of organisations and individuals.

The 2021 winners of the India OSPAs are as follows:

Outstanding In House Security Manager/Director 
Avtar Singh – Vedanta Ltd

Thank you so much for your best wishes. Really appreciate it. It is matter of great pride for me and my entire team members for such a prestigious recognition from OSPA. I am greatly thankful to the entire jury members and the management committee for putting this unique program together for Security Professionals. I personally feel that such initiatives are bound to go a long way in moving the entire security fraternity into a ‘Bigger and Better’ orbit of excellence. Long live OSPA and the people who created it, and now continue to nurture it with their hard work and dedication.

Avtar Singh, AVP- Admin & External Affairs-Balco and Chief of Security & Intelligence Aluminium Sector Vedanta

Outstanding Contract Security Company
G4S Secure Solutions India Pvt. Ltd

Outstanding Security Training Initiative 
Consultancy Veritas – Online Portal created by Capt Ajay Pandey CPP CFE PCI

It’s really humbling to be a winner among the shortlisted big players in this category.
I feel proud that my efforts to create a platform which can make the dream of security professionals a possibility by holding their hand and making them successful and making them a security professional who is recognised globally.
OSPA is doing a great job of reaching out and recognising the contribution of security professionals which goes unnoticed many a times. Thank you for creating a platform to showcase the strengths and contribution of security professionals at a global platform.
I am sure this recognition will help to create more confidence in the learning portal of Consultancy Veritas and help the aspirants to be a global security professional.
Capt Ajay Pandey, CPP, PCI, CFE

Outstanding Security Installer-Integrator 
Soteria

We are truly humbled to receive the Outstanding Security Installer-Integrator Award by OSPAs India. We are also grateful to the esteemed Jury and organisers of OSPAs India 2021 for providing us with this global platform on which we can proudly represent and encourage the digital transformation of India’s private security industry. 

Soteria has been a pioneer in technology and innovation in the security industry. This prestigious Award further strengthens our vision of providing customers with Human Intelligent Technology (Human-IT) Solutions that translate into organisational resilience and manpower optimisation. This Award also stands as testimony to our entire team’s continuous efforts and commitment towards building proactive security solutions, ensuring that there’s always a business continuity plan for our customers with smarter security at the center. 

Once again, thank you so much for the honour.

Anuj Rajain, CEO, Soteria

Outstanding New Product  
WI-FI Video Door Bell by CP PLUS

Outstanding Police-Law Enforcement Initiative  
City-wide Community CCTV implementation – Telangana Police Department

Outstanding Risk Management Solution  
MitKat Advisory Services Pvt. Ltd.

Outstanding Female Security Professional   
Bhawna Beri – Adobe Inc.

Outstanding Young Security Professional   
Anchall Saxena – IIRIS Consulting Pvt Ltd

Outstanding Security Equipment Manufacturer  
CP PLUS by Aditya Infotech Limited

Lifetime Achievement Award 
Sh. Sudhir Gauriar

The OSPAs would like to thank all those who helped to make the 2021 India OSPAs such a success including, BW Businessworld, supporting associations and their representative judges, speakers, sponsors and media partners.

The live stream of the event can be viewed on demand here.

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