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Waste to energy plants

Waste to Energy Plant

Despite worries and pposition of locals on the harmful effects of Okhla’s waste-to-energy plant in New Delhi on the environment, the Delhi Pollution Control Committee has given approval for the commissioning of two more plants to solve the waste disposal ... Read More »

Total segregation

waste Segregation

The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation has decided to take its fight for waste segregation to the source. BMC has decided to enforce 100% at source segregation from July onwards; failure to comply will lead to fines. After two failed attempts in ... Read More »

Solar toilets

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The Tamil Nadu state has received its first solar powered toilets with the setting up of three units in Chennai. The ‘Namma Toilets’ are user friendly with a stall each for elderly and disabled, women and men. The blocks work ... Read More »

Cleaning leads to treasure

Guruvayur Temple

Cleaning has many benefits, but that it unearths hidden treasures was discovered when the Guruvayur Devaswom authorities partially cleaned the manikinar (holy well) of Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple, in Kerala. The 30ft deep well provides water for all the rituals ... Read More »

Gigantic trash pile

tsunami In Japan

The tsunami that devastated Japan in March 2011 has left behind a huge problem to deal with. About five million tonnes of debris consisting of shattered buildings and cars is swooped in the ocean with some 1.5 million tonnes of ... Read More »

BSCs for maintenance of Turbine Generator

Turbine Generator

Gujarat Industries Power Company Ltd (GIPCL), a public limited company under the Government of Gujarat, engaged in Electrical Power Generation, is planning to outsource annual maintenance contract of turbine generator and auxiliaries through an open tender. According to sources at ... Read More »

Funds for pre-monsoon cleaning in Kochi

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Around 74 divisions of the Kochi Corporation have been awarded extra funding for emergency pre-monsoon cleaning this year. A further cash sum will also be awarded as an incentive to the local body that achieves the highest standards of cleaning ... Read More »

Thrissur Corporation adopts green initiatives

Thrissur Corporation

Thrissur Corporation has decided to ‘go solar’ for the first time in the State. Mayor IP Paul announced that the Corporation would first take up generation of one MW of solar energy on an experimental basis and large scale production ... Read More »

Xenex ‘robot’ combats healthcare associated infection

Health Care

US hospitals are engaged in a ferocious battle against the deadly pathogens and multi drug-resistant organisms which cause healthcare associated infections. Hospitals throughout the US are, therefore, using a portable room disinfection system from Xenex Healthcare Services to make their ... Read More »

Xylem invests in emerging markets


Xylem, a leading global water technology provider, has invested about र 100 crores in water technology in Gujarat by establishing a plant in Vadodara with a capacity of 25,000 pumps per annum. Talking about the business, Naresh Behl, Director, Operations ... Read More »

MP Group opens office in Mumbai

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MP Enterprises & Associates Ltd, a leading facility management company in the Western region based in Pune, has opened a new office “MP House” in Mumbai. Speaking to Clean India Journal at the inauguration, Director Abhishek Pathak, said, “We had ... Read More »

Matrix Procare joins hand with Otto Waste for AP

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Matrix Procare Industries Pvt Ltd, a leading South India-based hygiene solutions provider, has become the stockist for Otto Waste Systems (I) Pvt Ltd products in Andhra Pradesh. With branches in Chennai, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Bangalore and Pune, Matrix has an ... Read More »

Sewage Treatment Plant for Vasai-Virar region


The satellite city of Mumbai, the Vasai-Virar region is all set to receive its first sewage treatment plant. Being built under a Central government sanctioned underground sewerage scheme, seven plants which would be built at a total cost of over ... Read More »

Indian Budget 2013-14


No revision in Tax slabs of Income Tax for individuals. A minor Tax credit of र2,000 for whose income is up to र5 lakh has been given (Rebate under Sec 87A). Additional surcharge will be levied at 10% (other than ... Read More »

Railway stations in Gujarat to go solar

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After the installation of first solar panel at Ode railway station in Anand district, the Vadodara Railway Division plans to install solar panels to power its other 15 railway stations. Naveen Kumar Shukla, Divisional Railway Manager said, “As part of ... Read More »

Sanitation Mission to improve rural water quality

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The government has constituted a State Water and Sanitation Mission in keeping with the guidelines in the National Rural Drinking Water Programme. The Mission would function as a registered Society under the aegis of the Public Works Department here and ... Read More »

Sanitation campaign


The Indian Railways is going to undertake a major cleanliness campaign across 100 stations which have more than 10 lakh population or are destinations of tourist or religious importance. The campaign will cover all the zonal Railways. Bio-toilets will be ... Read More »