Early this year, R Varun Karthikeyan took over as the Managing Director of Roots Multiclean Ltd, India’s leading manufacturer of mechanised cleaning equipment. Having been trained over the years under his father, K. Ramasamy, Chairman of Roots Group, and also worked as the Director-Operations in RMCL, the transition to the pivotal role was rather smooth
Cleaning is a science and one has to be qualified to do mechanised cleaning. In an exclusive interview with Clean India Journal, Raja Mukherjee, National Head-Training and Technical Services, Eureka Forbes Limited explains the importance of training and the formation of Forbes Pro Academy of Cleaning Sciences to facilitate the creation of skilled manpower. Training
Ecolab, in an initiative to offer sustainable solutions provides its more than one million customers in over 170 countries strategies to reduce energy, water and other natural resource consumption, enhance air quality, minimize environmental releases and improve productivity and end products while boosting the bottom line. Emilio Tenuta, Vice President, Corporate Sustainability, Ecolab, spoke to
Apart from being the sixth most-industrialised city in Maharashtra, Kolhapur is among the cities having highest per capita income. In order to address the larger issue of scientific disposal of waste generated in the city, Kolhapur Municipal Corporation (KMC) is planning to outsource conversion of waste to energy to a competent agency. Commissioner Vijayalakshmi Prasanna
Kurian Abraham Pvt Ltd, Kerala, has been using new technologies to offer quality products along with customized solutions. Philip Jacob, Director speaks to Clean India Journal India’s leading latex processing and glove production company Kurian Abraham Pvt Ltd (KAPL) set up in 1955 by the late Kurian Abraham of the Ooppoottil Group processes field latex
Being the seventh largest city of Karnataka, the Davanagere City Corporation is not only upgrading its existing infrastructure but is also educating public about the benefits of cleanliness. Davanagere Municipal Commissioner H S Prasannakumar in an interview with Clean India Journal shares his plans to set up a methanisation plant in the city to generate
Pune “The de-centralised waste management model adopted by Pune Municipal Corporation is one of the most successful in the country. This cost effective and eco friendly model has been highly recommended by Maharashtra government,” says Municipal Commissioner Mahesh Pathak. What are the waste management programmes implemented by the Pune Municipal Corporation? PMC has adopted an
Stan Atkins, Group Chief Executive Officer of the British Institute of Cleaning Science and its international arm, BICS International, explains the importance of implementing professional standards. There are so many potential benefits to be gained from creating effective international cleaning standards — whether for washroom facilities, carpet and soft furnishings cleaning, window cleaning, office cleaning
In this centenary year 2011-12 of the civil aviation, India also takes pride of being the 9th largest market in the aviation world and in the forward march, it is expected to become one of the three largest markets in the world by 2020. With the air passenger traffic likely to cross over 300 million (domestic) & 100 million...
Encouraged by the successful experiments by the Kozhikode Municipal Corporation in installing modern e-toilets for women, the Thiruvananthapuram Municipal Corporation has begun to procure these toilets for the city. Biju K, Municipal Secretary, Thiruvananthapuram Municipal Corporation, shares with CIJ the major cleanliness and hygiene initiatives he has taken since he took over charge four months back.