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Jharkhand constructs 33.44 lakh toilets

Ramesh Chandappa Jigajinagi, Union Minister of State for Drinking Water and Sanitation, has informed Rajya Sabha Member Parimal Nathwani that as many as 33,44,395 individual household latrines (IHHLs) have been constructed so far and 29,564 villages have been declared ODF ... Read More »

Eco-friendly sanitary napkins

Little scientists at Kottoor AKMHS school, Kottakkal, made sanitary napkins from water hyacinth (Kulavazha) as a solution to check the growth of the plant which is regarded as the world’s worst aquatic weed. Dried water hyacinth fibre and cotton are ... Read More »

Chennai Corporation’s awareness event

The Chennai Corporation conducted a Swachh Bharat and plastic ban awareness program at the CPCL Polytechnic College in Manali where 500 students and 40 teachers took part in the event. Officials highlighted the importance of clean environments to prevent the ... Read More »

Swachh Bharat drive at Amity campus

Over 150 student volunteers of the Indian Pharmaceutical Congress Association (IPCA) took to streets and Amity University campus equipped with brooms and dust pans, emphasising on the importance of hygiene and cleanliness. “Cleanliness and hygiene factors are extremely important values ... Read More »

Nano hygiene at airports

NanoTouch Materials has released a self-cleaning film for touch screens that can turn any airport check-in kiosk or in-flight screen into a continuously selfcleaning surface. They have also released self-cleaning elevator button covers. These innovations add to their current listing ... Read More »

App for monitoring cleanliness drive

The Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) has developed a Daily Monitoring Tool (DMT) app that helps monitor public toilet’s cleaning timing, garbage clearance at open places, sweeping activities, etc. All the officers who have been deployed as Swachh ward officers, ... Read More »

Puducherry to ban single-use plastic

With a state-wide plastic ban in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry is taking similar steps to ban the production, sale and use of single-use plastic products in the Union Territory from March 1, 2019. This was revealed by Chief Minister – V ... Read More »

Sanitary pad world record set in India

To promote menstrual hygiene, participants at a medical congress in India have set a new Guinness World Record for the longest line of sanitary pads. About 500 people at the 62nd All India Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (AICOG) took ... Read More »

Project Clean Noida

Noida and HCL Foundation – the CSR arm of HCL Technologies Ltd, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Project Clean Noida, pointed towards transforming the city’s Solid Waste Management (SWM) program. The project is aimed at helping the city ... Read More »

DIPP Swachh Bharat Grand Challenge Awards

As part of the Swachhta Pakhwada, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) organized a Swachh Bharat Grand Challenge to reward innovative solutions by DIPP recognized start-ups in the country. Four areas – sanitation, waste management, water & waste water ... Read More »

IPC opens branch in Kerala

To widen its reach across India and make South India operations stronger and better, IPC has opened a its 12th branch in Ernakulam, Kerala. P.T. Thomas, Hon’ble MLA inaugurated the office by cutting the ribbon and lighting the lamp. Present ... Read More »

7.8cr lt/day sewer waste falling into Ganga reduced

National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) furthered its effort to reduce pollution in river Ganga before Kumbha with the inauguration of the projects in Prayagraj, including 175 KM of sewerage network. The projects will now carry 7.8 crore litres sewage water per ... Read More »

New toilets for Kumbh Mela

Supporting the sanitation initiative of Government of UP during Kumbh Mela 2019, the National Mission for Clean Ganga has sanctioned a financial assistance of Rs113 crores for the construction of 27,500 toilets & 20,000 urinals. An additional Rs16.68 crore has ... Read More »

48 hours anti-bacterial protection

After months of research, OneSpray launched a new scientifically-proven 48-hour anti-bacterial spray to the UK market and has plans to take it worldwide. It has been designed specifically as the first line of defence against everyday bacteria. Its specially developed ... Read More »

Cleanliness to be included in school syllabus

Deputy Chief Minister and Delhi’s Education Minister, Manish Sisodia announced that the Delhi government will be developing a curriculum to instil habits of cleanliness and hygiene among school students. The government has taken suggestions from teachers and principals of government ... Read More »

Water and sanitation facility for schools

10 Bengaluru city-based government schools will get better water and sanitation facilities including toilets from the next academic year. The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) is implementing the water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) activities at the schools, using corporate social ... Read More »

Road safety awareness training by Diversey

As a part of addressing road safety awareness, Diversey India’s Nalagarh-Plant organized a ‘Road Safety and Safe Driving’ training session for the Nalagarh Truck Union (NTU) on November 2 at the NTU office. The training was initiated with the objective ... Read More »

JLL India appoints new MD for hotels and hospitality

To strengthen its portfolio, Jaideep Dang has been appointed as the Managing Director of JLL India’s Hotels & Hospitality Business. Jaideep has previously worked with the firm from 2004 to 2011. Prior to joining JLL, Jaideep was working as Senior ... Read More »