Tenon Group, a 28-year-old Indian private and security facility management company, paid their respects to the IPKF (Indian Peace Keeping Force) Martyrs during the strategic visit to Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Tenon Group during their offsite trip to Colombo, Sri Lanka visited the Indian war memorial to honour the sacrifices made by Indian peacekeepers stationed in Sri Lanka during the 1987-1900 Peacekeeping Mission. The Indian martyrs were members of the Indo-Sri Lankan Accord, who sought to end the civil war between the Sri Lankan military and terrorist groups.
Signed on July 29, 1987 between the erstwhile Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi and Sri Lankan President J.R. Jayewardene, the Indian Martyrs who were part of that fierce combat engagement quickly became entangled in a mission – Op Pawan, to liberate the strongholds of the Jaffna Peninsula from the terrorist organisation.
Among the prominent leaders who honoured the IPKF martyrs were Brig Rajan Oberoi, Brig. Tarundeep Kumar, and, Brig. Mayank Awasthi, & was supported by Brig. Sunil Kumar N.V. & Angad Rajain, Global Chief Strategy Officer of Tenon Facility Management India Pvt Ltd.
Speaking about the sacrifices of the IPKF, Brig Rajan Oberoi, Global Vice Chairman,Tenon Group, said “We observe this day to honour the sacrifices made by the Indian martyrs for maintaining peace during the liberation. Our team is honoured to include these distinguished veterans who feel this was one of the most significant Indian operations that are less talked about.”
Speaking more on saluting the Indian brave hearts, Brigadier Tarundeep Kumar, Managing Director of Peregrine Guarding Private Ltd North and East, shares, “One of the most significant events in Indian operations was India’s engagement in the Sri Lankan Civil War. We honour the martyrs who made it through this extraordinarily difficult operation and helped establish themselves as peace ambassadors. The Tenon Group consistently highlights this chapter as a must-read guide on strategic management for re-establishing order, and we feel privileged to have learned about the same ”
Tenon Group has been a successful private security and facility management flagship line offering some of the largest security services by deploying over 80,000 people, across more than 78 offices, and serving 3,100 customers in India, the United Kingdom, and Singapore. Tenon FM, Peregrine Guarding, and Soteria are three market leaders with a significant global presence that make up the Tenon Group of Companies. Moreover, it offers full security services through its subsidiary Peregrine Guarding. Although it is primarily concentrated in India’s Tier I and Tier II cities, it is anticipated to generate INR 2000 crores in revenue by the end of 2023.