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Automatic Train Washing System

In an attempt to save water required for cleaning trains, an automatic train washing system has been installed by Northern Railways at Hazrat Nizamuddin station in Delhi. The washing system has a capacity of 250 coaches per day and takes ... Read More »

Comac opens office in Pune

Comac-Pune has shifted to a larger office space equipped with a training academy, demo point and stock point for machines and spares. “India operation is very critical for the Comac group as it has been present in India for a ... Read More »

Beach Sand Cleaner

Final year mechanical engineering students of Don Bosco college engineering Fatorda Goa – Kaygun Pereira, Vallon Dsilva, Mark ferrao, Selvin Pereira, Akshay Phadte have successfully developed and tested a prototype “Beach Sand Cleaning Machine”, under guidance of Prof. Suraj Marathe. ... Read More »

Underground Garbage Bins

Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation is considering installing underground garbage bins in the city. To begin the project with, the civic body has identified four locations — Vasantrao Naik Marg opposite Dhobi Ghat, L Jagmohandas Marg near Napeansea House and ... Read More »

A tribute to Vijay Rodda

Clean India Journal pays tribute to an outstanding personality in the laundry segment – Vijay Rodda – the man who stood by us in building the laundry section in the magazine and sharing his knowledge at various forums like LaundrexNet ... Read More »

Rural sanitation crosses the 85% mark

The largest behaviour change programme in the world, under the Swachh Bharat Mission – the rural sanitation coverage has risen to 85%. 7.4 crore toilets have been built across rural India through mobilization of rural communities and as an outcome, ... Read More »

Second Annual I-PHA India, West Zone Meet

The I-Professional Housekeepers Association (I-PHA) organised a conference on April 28, 2018 at IBIS Hotel Nashik. It was the second annual I-PHA West Zone Housekeepers Meet with attendees from cities like Pune, Mumbai and Aurangabad. These was a blend of ... Read More »

‘Muck special’ trains to collect garbage daily

Mumbai: The railway administration has decided to run ‘muck special’ trains on a daily basis to collect garbage lying along the tracks. According to the officials, while the Central Railway runs four ‘muck special’ trains between CSMT and Kalyan stations, ... Read More »

Loan for sewer cleaning machines

Delhi government has introduced a scheme to assist manual scavengers into becoming sanitation entrepreneurs. Under the social welfare department’s scheme, 200 manual scavengers are being provided financial help to buy sewer cleaning machines. These will be used by Delhi Jal ... Read More »

Ten new Swachh Iconic Places listed under Swachh Bharat Mission

Ten new iconic sites, namely, RaghavendraSwamy Temple (Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh); Hazardwari Palace (Murshidabad, West Bengal); Brahma Sarovar Temple (Kurukshetra, Haryana); VidurKuti (Bijnor, Uttar Pradesh); Mana village (Chamoli, Uttarakhand); Pangong Lake (Leh-Ladakh, J&K); Nagvasuki Temple (Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh); ImaKeithal/market (Imphal, Manipur); ... Read More »

Cleanliness through WhatsApp in trains

The Northern Indian Railways is all set to use WhatsApp for monitoring cleanliness in trains. With the help of technology, railways aim to bring about greater transparency and accountability in its functioning. Besides, a new plant has been set up ... Read More »

Three technology trends shaping future of FM

While facility management (FM) companies are deploying intelligent building management systems (IBMS), environment-friendly practices and efficient processes are coming up. Here are those key trends shaping the future of facility management industry. Robotics and Artificial Intelligence (AI) Robotics and AI ... Read More »

Is your Antibacterial Handwash completely safe?

Triclosan is an active ingredient that provides an antimicrobial effect in most of the hand washes around the world. However, over the past few years, research has thrown up some startling findings. Long term usage of these products with Triclosan ... Read More »

5th India International MSME Startup Expo

The Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Development Forum (MSME-DF), a well-known professionally managed non-profit organization is organizing its ‘5th India International MSME Startup Expo 2018’ from 22nd -24th June 2018 in hall no. 7 at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, supported ... Read More »

Hospital acquired infection control market reaches $16 billion

The global hospital acquired infection control market was worth about $16.0 billion in 2016, says the latest report of Kalorama Information. The figure includes testing products, device sterilisation, specific cleaning products and HAI treatments. The healthcare market research firm’s report, ... Read More »