The Security Association of India has also demanded permission for private security personnel to travel in local trains like essential service personnel.
In a letter to Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh, President of the association Gurcharan Singh Chauhan has said that employees associated with essential services have been allowed to travel by local trains. Recently, security guards attached to the Maharashtra Security Guard Board have also been given this facility. It is stepmotherly treatment to guards employed by agencies. While the nature of work of private sector security guards and board linked security guards is the same. Therefore, this security should also be provided to the security personnel of the private security sector. In the letter, Singh gave the order dated 24 March 2020 of the Government of India. 1-29 / 2020-PP and Maharashtra Government Ordinance no. DMU / 2020 / CR / DMU has also been mentioned in which private security services were also listed as essential services. The association has also written letters to Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Labor Minister Dilip Valse Patil in this regard.