PR Newswire | 11 Sep, 2014
NEW DELHI: UBM India today hosted the India Fire & Safety Security Yatra 2014 (IFSY) in New Delhi, an initiative by the Fire & Security Association of India (FSAI), a non-profit organisation representing the fire protection, life safety, security, building automation, loss prevention and risk management domains. IFSY is aimed at promoting and advancing the use of fire safety and security systems that will foster a spirit of safe living among all citizens of India and inculcate a proactive mind-set towards safety and security.
IFSY 2014 showcased cutting edge technologies, new products and services from leading global and Indian manufacturers and product companies, enabling knowledge and expertise required to improve the physical security and fire safety through technology sessions, panel discussions and live exhibits.
The highlight of IFSY 2014 event was the speech by Mr. DK Shami, Dy. Fire Advisor, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. He stressed on the fact that there needs to be a proper system and policies that needs to be formulated for the development of smart cities. The event brought together the entire fire security and safety enterprises based in Delhi. Over 100 major Indian and global industry players participated in the IFSY Delhi event, including reputed names such as Reliance, Honeywell, Tyco, Autocop, Hikvision, and Toshiba.
UBM India, also organises IFSEC India, India's key event that caters to the entire security and fire buying chain. With the IFSY 2014 initiative, UBM India extends its reach to provide the perfect platform to meet the growing need in the fire & safety security domain.
Speaking about the initiative, Mr. Joji George, MD, UBM India said, "The issue of security and safety needs discussion and addressal amongst industries, corporates and residential societies, alike. Our focus for IFSEC India, which is to bring together every business need, technology, understanding of regulations and strategies that need to be covered to strengthen all entities in the commercial, civil and fire safety value chain, extends to this Yatra too, as part of our initiative with FSAI."
Mr. Sandeep Goel, FSAI Delhi Chapter President, said, "There is no smartness in smart cities if it's not safe. The whole idea revolves around the commitment that we make the smart cities safe."
About UBM India
UBM India is India's leading live media and events company that engages people and enriches businesses. We at UBM India provide the industry with platforms that bring together buyers and sellers from around the world, through a portfolio of exhibitions, content led conferences and seminars, tech media, live events, data services and powerful media brands. UBM India hosts over 20 large scale exhibitions and 40 conferences across the country every year; thereby enabling trade across multiple industry verticals. A UBM Asia Company, UBM India has offices across Mumbai, New Delhi, Bangalore and Hyderabad. UBM Asia is owned by UBM plc which is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). UBM Asia is the leading exhibition organiser in Asia and the biggest commercial organiser in mainland China, India and Malaysia.
About Fire & Security Association of India (FSAI)
FSAI is a non-profit organisation representing the fire protection, life safety, security, loss prevention and risk management domains. Its primary aim and objectives are to foster a spirit of safe living among all citizens of India and inculcate a proactive mind-set towards safety and security at all times. The organization strives to promote and advance the use of fire safety and security systems, to foster fire safety and security engineering education and awareness and to maintain high ethical standards amongst its members. It also aims to work closely with the government and other stakeholders to enable the Indian fire and security industry to reach global pre-eminence with better regulatory framework.
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