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Godrej Protekt’s swine flu awareness program

Godrej Protekt Mr. Magic, India’s powder to liquid hand wash, has initiated a week-long awareness program to focus on the vulnerability of school children to viruses like H1N1. As a part of this initiative, a team of doctors from Godrej ... Read More »

NABH revamps Entry-Level Certification process for Hospitals

National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Organizations (NABH) has refurbished Entry-Level Certification Process to make it digital, simpler, faster and user-friendly. The revised process is driven through a new portal called HOPE – Healthcare Organizations’ Platform for Entry- Level-Certification. ... Read More »

Run for menstrual hygiene awareness

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar along with the Niine Movement is calling upon all the Pad Heroes across India for the nationwide running event Run4Niine. The event will take place in hundreds of cities across 20+ states in India on March ... Read More »

HPMF Rajasthan Chapter Launch

India’s Hospitality Purchasing Managers’ Forum (HPMF) officially launched its Rajasthan Chapter in style on the Indian Republic day, January 26, at Hilton Hotel Jaipur. Over 45 hospitality professionals from Jaipur and neighbouring cities attended the launch function. The Chief Guest ... Read More »

Cloud-based hygiene academy

Diversey has launched its cloud-based Hygiene Academy training platform for food and beverage professionals. It enables managers to supervise and develop their own tailored training programs to improve the knowledge and skillsets of their manufacturing and processing staff. Diversey Hygiene ... Read More »

Futuristic autonomous cleaners for smart street cleaning

Tandeef, the city cleaning arm of environmental management company Bee’ah which operates street sweeping, cleaning and waste management services in several regions of the UAE including Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah, has introduced autonomous litter vacuum cleaners that can be ... Read More »

RB and Diversey to partner in cleaning market

RB, (formerly known as Reckitt Benckiser) and Diversey has announced a strategic alliance in the North American industrial and institutional cleaning market. The expanded partnership builds on RB’s strength in convenient, ready-to-use solutions-via brands including Lysol, Airwick, Easy-Off and Resolve-and ... Read More »

Lotus leaf inspires self-cleaning metals

A team of European researchers have yoked new photonics technology to develop the first fluid-repellent, antibacterial, metal surface taking a step closer to selfcleaning saucepans, toilets, and dishwashers. Taking their ideas from defence mechanisms found in plants such as the ... Read More »

Vomit vacuum at Tokyo station

According to Japanese cleaning firm JR East Environment Access, vomit left behind by drunken revellers are a major problem at Tokyo’s railway hubs. A new vomit-cleaning vacuum invented in Japan has been helping with the cleanup in the country’s capital. ... Read More »

Ecolab’s digital innovation center

Ecolab Inc. in partnership with SMC2, is establishing the Ecolab Digital Center (EDC) in Bengaluru. The EDC will serve as a global ‘Digital Innovation Center of Excellence,’ for the company and drive digital customer and field technology innovation and scale ... Read More »

Double honours for Kerala trains

Kerala trains bagged twin honours in a first-of-its-kind cleanliness survey of 209 trains conducted by the Union Ministry of Railways. KSR Bengaluru-Ernakulam Intercity Express (Train number 12677/78) came first among 20 Intercity Express trains in the country by scoring 789 ... Read More »

IPC machines running on Vellore roads

Ride on Sweepers for the Municipal roads and pavements of Municipal corporation of Nellore were flagged off by Dr P Narayan, State Minister for Municipal Administration & Urban Development, Urban Water Supply and Urban Planning, Nellore. Six of such ride ... Read More »

Amitabh Bachchan donates sewer cleaning machines

Indian film actor Amitabh Bachchan donated a large sewer cleaning machine to MCGM and 20 small ones to Aurangabad to end the manual scavanging practices. This follows his commitment at the 2018 Cleanathon toward taking steps in this direction. He ... Read More »

Hygiene in train biotoilets

A parliament panel has asked railways to take measures to improve the hygiene of lavatories as there are always trepidations over choking and foul smell in the bio-toilets. According to the reports, Railway Convention Committee (RCC) has sought mechanism for ... Read More »

Go Green Initiatives by Railways

In an effort to ‘Go Green’, The Indian Railways has undertaken some major initiatives. Some of which are: Tree plantation and track side boundary plantation to be increased in railway premises. As per reports, 1.25 crores saplings were planted during ... Read More »

Vacuum cleaners turn robotic bartenders

Lager manufacturer Stella Artois performed a Christmas miracle by turning robot vacuum cleaners into automatic bartenders. The Stella Artois BART – which stands for Bartending Automated Robotic Technology – comes in the form of a kit that may be attached ... Read More »

Focus on sanitation and healthcare

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) is coming up with an action plan for six months with a focus on sanitation and healthcare in the city. The Mayor along with corporators and officials will coordinate for overall development of sanitation ... Read More »

Steps to improve cleanliness score

The civic body has stepped up its cleanliness and awareness drives in the city in view of Swachh Survekshan 2019. The Municipal Commissioner has asked the health department and the Godavari conservation cell to carry out the cleanliness drive. The ... Read More »