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The private security industry has experienced a visible leap in the after of economic reforms in India carried out during the early 1990s, There is exploding demand for security services both by industries and corporate sectors , communities . Government's inability to provide safety at each micro level through police forces has created an opportunity for private players to undertake business operation in security services. The private security sector now is the second largest employment generator in the country. However, there is a antagonistic side of this industry too. This sector has remained grossly informal which has a direct bearing on the people employed as security personal. The statutory welfare scheme prevalent to protect the interest of security personnel could hardly be implemented. As such, there is a growing concern that the growth private industry could not improve the plight of the security personnel. This paper attempts to examine the status of the of workforce i.e. Private security guards in this booming industrial sector.