About us

Who we AreABOUT US

Fire Safe India Foundation is a not-for-profit advocacy group working to make India free from fire hazards. We aim to establish a fire-safety culture that is based on individual care, knowledge of techniques and available technologies for prevention and control of fire incidents. Ours is an organization built on the foundations of passion, expansive knowledge of fire prevention methods and technologies and vast experience in the field.

M.V. Deshmukh ChairmanFire Safe India FoundationFormer Director & Fire Advisor, Govt. of Maharashtra

President National Association Of Fire Officers

Mr M.V. Deshmukh has had an illustrious career as a Fire professional for more than four decades. He is a Gold Medalist of the National Fire Academy and has been awarded Fellow of IFE (UK). He has a passion for continuous learning and education and has acquired Master's Degrees in: Business Administration, in Law and in Information Technology; as well as a Diploma in Industrial Safety.

He retired as Fire Advisor and Director Government Of Maharashtra; managing and strategizing Fire Prevention and Fire Safety. He along with his team was instrumental to drive major reforms in Maharashtra's Fire & Life Safety:

i) Legislative Reforms
ii) Academic Reforms
iii) Capacity Building Programmes
iv) Mass Education & Awareness programmes

In his long career he has handled additional responsibilities viz., H.R., Security and I.T. Departments of M.I.D.C. as also being CFO. M.I.D.C. for more than 15 years. He helped launch ERP in MIDC. He has been instrumental in driving "Mission -Fire Safe Maharashtra"