Mr. R. K. Sinha, fondly known as RK in the security fraternity
is a man of many hues. A first generation entrepreneur, Mr.
Sinha started, Security & Intelligence Services (India)
Limited with a team of two persons from a small rented office
in the eastern parts of India in 1974. Today, SIS Group is
recognised as one of the leaders in manpower security business
in Asia Pacific with over 36,000 permanent employees, 3000
corporate customers and a turnover in excess of USD 350 Mn.
A graduate of Political Science and Law, Mr. Sinha had started
his career as a journalist specializing in crime and political
reporting. He received accolades for his work as a war correspondent
during the Indo-Pak war 1971. During the same period, Sinha
also authored "Janandolan" which is widely recognised
as the first authentic research book on the student movement
in India led by revolutionary leader Jai Prakash Narayan between
1970 - 1975.
It was Mr. R. K. Sinha's inclination to help the retired
ex servicemen post the Indo - Pak war that led him to create
a security services company. With time SIS Group grew with
his passion, drive and vision for the business. Today, Mr.Sinha
is widely recognised as a pioneer and Industry leader. He
represents the private security industry before government
bodies for legislation and regulatory matters regularly. Mr.Sinha
also served as an Advisor to Ministry of Human Resource Development,
Government of India (1999 - 2004).
RK is also a renowned expert and well known speaker on subjects
like security, loss prevention, training and disaster management.
He is a regular faculty at universities across India and US
apart from delivering papers at various industry forums across
the world. In recognition of his contribution to the industry,
the Security Association of Singapore (SAS) honoured him with
a Loss Prevention Promoter Award (2006).
Mr. Sinha has also been a champion of industry issues and
has held various positions including Regional Vice President,
World Safety Organisation (WSO) for South Asia (1989-1991),
President, National Institute of Security Professionals of
India (1990-1995), Area Governor of Association of Security
Organisation of India (1988- 2001). Chapter Chairman, ASIS
for India Sub Continent chapter (1990-2000), Executive Chairman,
International Institute of Security and Safety management
and Founder Chairman of the Central Association for the Private
Security Industry of India (CAPSI) and Security Skills Council
of India (SSCI).
R.K. Sinha is also involved with charitable organisations.
He is the President of Vatsalyagram which aims at creating
a home away from home for the elderly, destitute women and
orphans. Sinha setup the India Public School in Dehradun in
1999 to promote the cause of education in India.
On the personal front, Sinha is deeply spiritual man committed
to his family. He believes in delegation and empowerment as
core values for management. Visionary leader that he is, Sinha
is always scouting for his next big opportunity. His ambition
is to make SIS Group a world leader in security business that
is known for its service quality and commitment to customers
and employees. RK's next big goal is to list SIS Group on
the stock exchanges in near future.