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Marking Water & Sanitation Awareness Week

March 16-22, 2015, was marked as the National Rural Drinking Water and Sanitation Awareness Week by the Ministry of Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water & Sanitation, Government of India. The week long extensive awareness drive aimed to promote ... Read More »

Cannon Hygiene-Corporate Millennium merger

In a recent move, OCS India has further expanded its washroom hygiene business with the Cannon Hygiene India-Corporate Millennium Hygiene Solutions Pvt. Ltd merger After Radiant and Absotherm, this is the third company joining the UK-based Total Facility Management service ... Read More »

Nilfisk-ALTO becomes Nilfisk

To strengthen its global brand portfolio of professional cleaning equipment, Nilfisk is changing the name of its global brand Nilfisk-ALTO to Nilfisk effective from January 2016. The brand change will strengthen the Nilfisk brand and is part of the company’s ... Read More »

New System Assurance Centre by Ecolab

Ecolab Inc, a water, hygiene & energy technologies and services provider has renamed its Nalco 360 Expert Centre by System Assurance Centre. The centre has expanded to monitor more than 12,000 customer systems in 100 countries, using a team of ... Read More »

TCS to Construct 860 Toilets

IT giant, TCS recently announced the completion of surveying 1,100 schools allotted to it for installing sanitation facilities for girls. Under the first phase, the company will build 860 toilets in schools spread across five districts of Andhra Pradesh, eight ... Read More »

Chanda Kochhar participates in Clean India

On Modi’s call to clean the nation, Chanda Kochhar, MD & CEO of ICICI Bank, along with other employees cleaned the area around the Backbay Reclamation branch of ICICI Bank, Mumbai. “I have a vision of a strong, clean and ... Read More »

Nestle to work with Magic Bus

Nestlé India has tied up with Magic Bus India Foundation to reach out to 50,000 adolescents in a year, across metros, raising awareness about Hygiene, Nutrition, Health and Wellness. The programme will target the 10-17 year age group in Delhi, ... Read More »

PPP plan for building toilets

In order to meet the huge requirement of toilets, particularly in far-flung and lessdeveloped areas, MPs and MLAs are now looking for public-private-partnership under the CSR activities of private companies. The initiative has already been taken by New Delhi MP ... Read More »

#SwachhIndia buzz at ISC

Recently concluded 102nd Indian Science Congress had a two-hour long “clean India” session to turn the ‘awful’ toilet experience to the ‘awesome’ toilet experience en route a Swachh Bharat. Chaired by scientist R A Mashelkar, the session highlighted the different ... Read More »

₹5,160cr given to States to clean rivers

The Central c has released ₹5,160 crore to various States to take the pollution abatement measures in rivers.Minister of Water Resources, Rural Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti has informed that a sewage treatment plant of about 5,005 million litres ... Read More »

Fully Indigenous BioWiz Bio Reactor

Praj Hi Purity Systems (formerly Neela Systems Ltd) has recently introduced BioWiz Bio Reactor with advanced value added services, from concept to commissioning to address process requirements following stringent global regulatory standards. The Bio reactor is fully automated, 100% indigenous ... Read More »

World’s first Toilet Academy in Vietnam

Unilever in partnership with the World Toilet Organisation is launching the world’s first Domestos Toilet Academy in Vietnam. This academy will provide the business skills and training necessary for local entrepreneurs to source and supply latrines to their local communities ... Read More »

Court orders toilets for women

In a recent move, the Bombay High Court has instructed every municipal corporation in Maharashtra to devise a policy to build toilets for women near main roads by March 31. The court has also stated the need for involving NGOs ... Read More »

China Clean Expo

The 16th edition of China Clean Expo will be held at the Shanghai World Expo Exhibition and Convention Center from March 30 to April 1, 2015. Covering an area of 45,000sqm over 500 exhibitors from across the globe will showcase ... Read More »

Godrej to introduce hygiene products

Godrej Consumer Products Ltd plans to introduce premium hygiene products under the ‘Godrej Protekt’ brand to kirana or mom and pop stores. Currently, such offerings are restricted to organised retail formats only. Sunil Kataria, COO-Sales, Marketing (SAARC), said, “The company ... Read More »

Eureka Forbes-Blue Star Collaboration

Eureka Forbes has collaborated with Blue Star to provide an integrated, comprehensive solution for chilled and purified drinking water. Most water cooler customers have been combining the water cooler with an external water purification system to provide pure water. However, ... Read More »

UN World Toilet Day – Report

The Urgent Run a global mobilisation event to commemorate UN World Toilet Day was held on November 19 calling for urgent action to end sanitation crisis. Sixteen Urgent Run events were organised in 12 countries, including India, for the first time by World Toilet Organization (WTO) in partnership ... Read More »

UN: Major gaps in water & sanitation

Global efforts to provide improved water and sanitation for all is gaining momentum, but serious gaps in funding has been hampering progress, according to a WHO new report released on behalf of UN-Water. The UN-Water Global Analysis and Assessment of Sanitation and Drinking-Water (GLAAS 2014), published ... Read More »

New programme for housekeeping professionals

The International Executive Housekeepers Association and Kimberly-Clark Professional have announced the launch of the Heart of Hospitality Programme, aimed at providing executive housekeepers with the tools and resources to educate, empower and recognise housekeeping staff. As the cornerstone of the programme, an annual Heart of Hospitality Award will be given ... Read More »