The new manufacturing unit of Soma Specialities Pvt. Ltd located outside Mumbai was inaugurated recently after the completion of the first phase. Om Sabu, planting a sapling at the new facility.
Youth from across the country undertook a cleanliness drive to preserve tourist spots in Jammu & Kashmir recently. Youngsters participating in the nine-day camp under a National Youth Camp was organised by the National Youth Project, New Delhi, in association with Peace Foundation, Jammu and Kashmir. During the camp, volunteers collected garbage dumped around the
IBM has signed first-of-its-kind agreement in the consumer durable segment with Eureka Forbes Ltd for end-to-end business transformation and information technology (IT) outsourcing. Valued at $15 million, the deal is based on a unique risk-reward model and will help Eureka Forbes achieve growth by aligning its IT to business strategy. IBM will provide business consulting,
Forbes Facility Services Pvt. Ltd and Forbes Concept Hospitality Services Pvt. Ltd recently organised a multifold programme on World Environment Day held on June 5. The programme was accredited by the Department of Social Forestry (Maharashtra). Forbes organised talent competitions based on environment theme for their employees and even for their clients. The winners of
Pradeep Mehra, Managing Director, G4S Facility Services Pvt. Ltd, has been recently honoured with ‘Business Leadership Award for Industrial Development’ by the Indian Economic Development & Research Association, Delhi, for his outstanding contribution to the development of the Facilities sector. The Association identifies people from across the country working towards the upliftment of the society
A one day seminar on ‘Infrastructure Management’ organised by CII with CB Richard Ellis as knowledge partner was held on July1 at Hotel Taj Mahal, New Delhi. Prominent speakers from the industry presented papers on sustainable technologies pertaining to facility maintenance. The seminar was well attended by facility heads of various industries.
IPC Eagle’s (Integrated Professional Cleaning’s American subsidiary) window cleaning robot won the Pulire 2009 Innovation Award at Verona. Advanced technology, ecology and safety have combined to ensure the success of this robot, designed to clean windows on high rise buildings of any height. A total of three juries recognised the excellence of HighRise. The first
Clean India Journal participated in the ninth edition of “Pulire Verona” (June 9-12) which ended on a positive note with 19,509 visitors, one of the largest so far, registering an increase of 14.9% compared to the 2007 edition. There was a strong Indian presence in Verona this year. “The show was very informative,” said Pradeep
Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has taken up a number of initiatives to clean up the city and has also put in place different community development programmes. Capt. Dilip Mahajan, Assistant Municipal Commissioner, AMC, spoke to Clean India Journal recently.
The Kochi district administration along with other departments like police and the Municipal Corporation recently passed a law in the city, by which residents who are caught throwing garbage on the streets of Kochi would be fined र 10,000. Sixteen secret cameras would be placed at various places to track the law breakers in the