The Checkmate Group

Checkmate Group, one amongst the top three Indian security and safety provider, caters its services to varied industries such as Petrochemicals, Petroleum, Ports Steel, Pharmaceuticals, Telecom, Banks & Financial Services, Consumer Goods manufacturers, to emerging sectors like Retail proving its professional ability and expertise.

The Checkmate Group with a strength of 40,000 employees and network of 60 branches in 23 states in India. The group revenue was
4.15 billion as of March 2011.

The year 1985 saw the modest beginnings of Checkmate in Vadodara, Gujarat, with a deployment of 3 guards. Good and efficient service ensured Checkmate was a company with around 800 guards in the very 1st year. Checkmate’s hallmark was the ability to recruit ex-servicemen in large numbers. Within a decade Checkmate had emerged as the leading company in Gujarat and began looking for territories outside the state. The next five years saw consolidation at Checkmate in guarding services.

Checkmate Services

Checkmate Services offers Manned Guarding Services.

Checkmate Cash Management

Checkmate Cash Management Services provides comprehensive services like Total Cash Handling Solutions, Secure Movement of Valuables, Secure Vaulting Services and Bank at Your Door.

Facility Management

To efficiently service large clients Checkmate, introduced its new venture “Checkmate Facility and Electronic Solutions” in 2008 to offer full spectrum services of housekeeping and building maintenance services.

Checkmate Protection Solutions

Checkmate, formed a new entity as “Checkmate Protection Solutions Group” in 2010.
Checkmate Protection Solutions Group provides.

  • Risk, threat and vulnerability assessment.
  • Development of master security plan.
  • Development of master security process and procedures.
  • Third party industrial investigations and security consultancy.
  • State of the art ‘Checkmate Security Training Academy’ located at Vadodara with modern infrastructure, equipment and environment.
  • 15 security training schools located across the country to transform the rural youth to shoulder corporate security responsibility.
  • Maintains the largest library of security education.


To meet the growing demand of professionally trained and motivated clan of fire fighters, Checkmate Group, set up The Institute of Fire, Safety & Disaster Management Studies (IFSDMS) in the year 1998.

An institute at par with global standards, IFSDMS, is an emergency response training and consultancy center, affiliated to Fire Science Academy, University of Nevada, Reno USA and to Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), India

IFSDMS offers realistic, hands-on training with the latest simulation props, using live “Hydro-Carbon Fire” training aids, fire hydrant service, risers and the latest smoke detecting equipments deployed with sprinklers to create a training ambience that would enhance latest technological changes in fire fighting drills.


In 2011 Checkmate Services Pvt Ltd acquired Haritasa Electronics Inc. and formed a subsidiary as Haritasa Checkmate Electronics Pvt Ltd. The company provides exclusive, standard as well as tailored technical solutions for industrial projects, Cyber Parks, IT industries, Hospitals, Hotels, educational institutions, Government institutions, defense sector as well as for many overseas customers.