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ISSA Interclean Innovation Awards nominees


The ten nominees selected in the three categories for the 10th edition of the ISSA/Interclean Amsterdam Innovation Awards are: Category 1 – Machines, accessories and components: • T17 Battery Powered Heavy-Duty Rider Scrubber, Tennant • Visioair, Teinnova • WetrokDiscomatic Mambo ... Read More »

Hyderabad seeks RFP for garbage collection


The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has issued an RFP (Request For Proposal) from private parties for the maintenance, upkeep and beautification of various roads of the mega-city. Besides this, the private parties have also been invited to collect household ... Read More »

Nashik invites EOI for portable toilets


Nashik is going to have portable toilets and urinals installed at various locations of the city during the forthcoming Kumbh Mela that would attract over 75lakh people here. According to the Nashik Municipal Corporation (NMC), this job of installation of ... Read More »

FM World through a woman’s eye

James Brown’s 1966 classic ‘It’s a man’s world’ truly reflects the male dominating FM industry scenario, which in the long run would be incomplete without women’s participation. Facility Management industry is one of the several male-dominated industries in the world ... Read More »

Bio-toilets for trains

The Indian Railways has announced that its entire fleet of passenger coaches would be equipped with bio-toilets by 2021-22. It has also planned to have all new coaches fitted with bio-toilets from 2016-17 onwards. Minister of State for Railways Kotla ... Read More »

Bangalore to produce ‘co-combustion’ power

A modernized “co-combustion” technology generating power from urban garbage having almost zero dioxin and furan levels has been launched in Bangalore. The Bangalore Mahanagar Palike (BBMP) and multinational waste to energy company Satarem India signed a PPP for this project ... Read More »

BMC shortlists companies for WTE

As a sequel to the expression of interests by a group of Indian and foreign companies, including those from France, Canada, Sweden and Germany to generate power from waste, the BMC is going to launch a pilot project in Kanjurmarg, ... Read More »

Toxic ground water threatens Kerala villages

Chemical contamination of ground waters at Chittoor and its adjoining hamlets in Kollam district is affecting both agriculture and inhabitants. According to the Kerala Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS), as the ground water has been subjected to constant pollution due ... Read More »

Contaminated water in railway stations

According to a report prepared by the Medical Department of Railways, 59% and 94% of station-tap water samples collected from the Moradabad and Ambala divisions respectively were found to be having high degree of Coliform Bacteria. The water supplied in ... Read More »

43% Karnataka schools lack toilets

India’s IT state does not have separate toilets/latrines for girls and boys in 54 schools in open violation of educational rules. The issue was raised after the tabling of the Comptroller and Auditor General Report in the Karnataka State Assembly. ... Read More »

51,365 households to get toilets in Mysore

In a major install-toilet in every household drive, the Mysore Zilla Parishad (MZP) is setting up 51,365 individual toilets during 2014-15 fiscal years under the Total Sanitation Campaign (TSC). The Centre and Karnataka Government have allotted र10,000 to each household ... Read More »

Homeless causing sanitation problems


Rise of the homeless people now by about 21% in almost all Indian cities has emerged a major urban crisis as they not only are spreading diseases but also causing sanitation problems by defecating in open spaces to pollute the ... Read More »

Air quality of Indian cities to be gauged

Air quality of Indian cities to be gauged

The pollution level, rising very sharply in different Indian cities would now be mapped regularly in a scientific way the Automatic Air Monitoring Systems (AAMS) are going to be installed there in immediate future. The CPCB (Central Pollution Control Board) ... Read More »

CREDAI speeds up clean city movement in Kochi

CREDAI speeds up clean city movement in Kochi

The Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India (CREDAI) has launched a Clean City Movement (CCM) in Kochi by establishing composting facilities to recycle/process the aerobic microbes and anaerobic matters of housing colonies. After covering 166 building complexes in ... Read More »

WHO:Water contamination in Bangalore alarming

The potable water in Bangalore is much more contaminated than in Kolkata, New Delhi, Mumbai, Lucknow, Pune, Hyderabad and Chennai, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO) report. The report warns that besides common people, those with impaired immunity or ... Read More »

Idrobase Group export sales higher in 2013

Italian manufacturer Idrobase Group closed 2013, 10% up on 2012 – surpassing €10 million in sales volume and continuing what has been a long-term upward trend. “The substantial stability of our supply to the Italian market, which comprises 25% of ... Read More »

AMC budget for 2014-15

The draft budget of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) for the fiscal 2014-15 has been set at र4,901 crore of which, र280 crore has been allotted for service and programme expenditure, including providing basic amenities like transportation, water supply, energy, health ... Read More »

Surat roads to sparkle again

‘Night Cleaning and Brushing’ (NCB) of urban roads of this city, stopped for some time, is going to be resumed soon. Budgetary allocation of र1.75 crore has been made for this purpose in the current fiscal years by the Surat ... Read More »

Power of Cleaning

Kurudampalayam Panchayat, 15km from here, is fast emerging as a model village in Tamil Nadu as far as cleanliness is concerned. The segregated household trash, including plastic, is collected right at the doors by the Panchayat workers. At Kurudampalayam, no ... Read More »

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