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Karcher India’s contribution to Swachh Bharat

ATEST NEWS Karcher India’s contribution to Swachh Bharat

Karcher India along with the DLF Public School recently organised a two-day cleaning programme – “Be the Change & Make a Difference.” The programme included in-house sessions for about 400 school students on cleanliness and hygiene, besides on site outdoor ... Read More »

Bus cleaning in just seven minutes!

Bus cleaning

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has installed an in-house washing system for its buses at the Bangalore Central Division Depot which operates 121 schedules with 128 Volvo buses. According to the KSRTC officials, the earlier washing system had ... Read More »

Nine Odisha cities under AMRUT

Responding to the Centre’s 500 Smart Cities scheme, the State government of Odisha has selected nine urban areas to be covered under Centre’s new development scheme, Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT). These are among the 500 cities ... Read More »

More bio-toilets

Two sections of Indian Railways have been identified to be made ‘zero toilet discharge’ sections by October 2, 2015 – Kanalus-Dwarka- Okha and Porbander-Wansjalya. Jammu-Katra and Manmadurai- Rameshwaram will be covered later in the year. All the trains originating/terminating and ... Read More »

Technovation Challenge

Inspired by PM’s Swachh Bharat Mission, Digital India and Save the Girl Child initiatives, five teenage girls from Bengaluru who developed an app Sellixo, an online marketplace to buy and sell dry waste recently won the International Technovation Challenge at ... Read More »

Textile units to turn ‘zero discharge’

Taking cognizance of National Green Tribunal’s guidelines, the Haryana State Pollution Control Board (HSPCB) has made it mandatory for all textile industries to treat and recycle wastewater while disposing into the Yamuna. The textile units have been asked to install ... Read More »

Increasing Waste on Delhi Roads

National Green Tribunal recently sought for Delhi government’s response over the looming garbage crisis – dumping of municipal waste on the streets– in the City. The notice was issued to the Chief Minister, Delhi, East Delhi Municipal Corporation (EDMC) and ... Read More »

30 New Public Toilets in Belapur

Taking cognisance of the PM’s recall to make India ODF, Manda Mhatre, MLA-Belapur, Navi Mumbai recently announced to construct 30 toilets in her constituency under the MLA fund. Given the fact that there are no urinal facilities particularly for women ... Read More »

AP collaborates with WTO

Andhra Pradesh is set to join hands with Singaporebased World Toilet Organisation to embark on a sanitation project worth over `84 billion, building toilets for six million homes in the state by 2018. The WTO will design low-cost toilets & ... Read More »

2nd Clean India Awards

10-member Advisory Panel formed 7 Categories of Awards finalised 2013 saw the beginning of a new era when products & services were put under the scanner to qualify for the prestigious Clean India Awards. Clean India Journal proudly introduced Clean ... Read More »

“Be the Change”

Jubilant FoodWorks Limited (JFL), a Food Service Company has envisioned “Be The Change” – a nationwide attempt to inspire behavioural change aimed at supporting the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, starting with the immediate vicinity of own restaurants. The announcement was made ... Read More »

Dabur to partner with Sulabh

Consumer products firm Dabur has announced that it is partnering with Sulabh International, a social service organisation focused on sanitation, to drive personal cleanliness & hygiene, and inculcate the habit of using toilets. Under the partnership, the maker of Sanifresh ... Read More »

Handicrafts from Waste

Pune based social enterprises eCoexist and Studio Alternatives recently launched a pilot project to produce handicrafts from waste materials like thermocol, plastic bags below 50 microns and aluminium food packets. As part of ‘Green Idea’ scheme supported by State government, ... Read More »

CII launches India-specific Green Product Certification

CII recently launched ‘GreenPro’ Green Product Certification for India. ‘GreenPro’ adopts a holistic cradle to cradle approach in assessing products that include – design, raw materials, manufacturing process, performance during use and recycle & reuse at the end of the ... Read More »

Onboard Housekeeping Services getting popular

Central Railways’ new online and SMS based Onboard cleaning program “Clean My Coach” is getting popular with 40-60 passengers using the facility daily. Under the onboard housekeeping services (OBHS), CR has appointed contractors for 45 pairs of long-distance trains. As ... Read More »

BMC to set up WTE plant

The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has asked for an additional 12 acres of land from the government near the designated solid waste dumping site at Bhuasuni, to set up a 4-MW power plant. Currently, BMC has 61 acres of landfill ... Read More »

Safer Pesticide

One of the driving factors behind the decline of honeybees and butterflies around the world, pesticides identified as a major water contaminant, harming aquatic life. A team of researchers at Purdue University is taking a step in the right direction, ... Read More »