Alfred Karcher GmbH & Co. KG, a leading cleaning equipment manufacturer, has completed 75 years this year. Innovation has been the driving force of the company all way through, said Hartmut Jenner, CEO & Chairman of the Management Board. He spoke to Clean India Journal at Karcher’s booth at ISSA/Interclean Amsterdam. While Karcher’s compact BR 30/4 C scrubber-drier won the CMS Purus innovation award in Berlin last September, its BD 50/40 RS scrubber-drier won the top award in Amsterdam in the ‘Machine, Accessories and Components’ category.
The Government of Karnataka, through the Rural Development and Panchayat Raj department, has launched a rooftop rainwater harvesting programme for 23,683 schools across the state. The programme seeks to provide each student with 1.5 litres of drinking water every day through harvesting rainwater from rooftops of the schools.