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Adroit – new FM company from Chennai

Incorporated late last year, Adroit Facility Management Service, Chennai, provides premium FM services such as housekeeping, electro mechanical, pantry and guest house services to a wide range of segments. Balram J Menon, founder of AFMS, said that the housekeeping services ... Read More »

More phones than loos

In Balangir district in Orissa, dubbed the poorest in India, people have more cellphones than toilets, says a survey. This is witnessed even in the most remote and poverty-stricken villages of the district. The survey was done after a recent ... Read More »

Scheme for students

The Government of Maharashtra is planning to introduce an Environment Service Scheme (ESS) for its school and college students. If implemented, the scheme will allow students to file police complaints to stop irregularities and the police will have to take ... Read More »

A Different Campaign

The Himachal Pradesh government has chalked out a plan to actively engage the state’s folk media to strengthen its ‘total sanitation campaign’ to create sanitation facilities up to the household level in rural areas. In the next four months, 28 ... Read More »

Buzz Up!

Bollywood star Aamir Khan is going back to school, but this time for a cause. The actor, who has become very popular among school children after the release of Taare Zameen Par, is promoting cleanliness. He has been appointed as ... Read More »

Bio-waste Disposal

The Delhi government will announce new, stricter guidelines for disposal of bio-medical waste by hospitals. The decision came after the recent incident of radioactive waste ending up in Mayapuri scrap market that claimed a life, and a recent Central Pollution ... Read More »

Clean Toilets

Lack of hygiene, few numbers and inconvenient locations are reasons why women refrain from using public conveniences in the Capital. With the approaching Commonwealth Games, however, the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is set to change all that. The civic ... Read More »

Delhiites do it again

Let’s Do It Delhi is a citizens initiative to keep Delhi clean ahead of Commonwealth Games. The volunteer collects together every weekend at the different locations, picking up dead leaves, papers, plastic or cigarette butts. Enthusiastic volunteers turn up at ... Read More »

Cleanliness drive for Ganga

Union Environment and Forest Minister Jairam Ramesh recently said that despite several measures adopted by the government to clean river Ganga and make it pollution-free, it cannot be cleaned in the next five years unless and until awareness is created ... Read More »

National Tourism award for VUDA

The Union Ministry of Tourism has conferred the National Tourism Award on Visakhapatnam Urban Development Authority (VUDA) for the year 2008-09. VUDA was awarded in the ‘Best Civic Management of a Tourist Destination in India’ category. VUDA has taken up ... Read More »

Recycling, most effective

A recent report by the UK government reiterates the fact that recycling is the most effective way of disposing off waste. The UK government’s waste and packaging agency, Wrap, analysed seven different materials: paper and cardboard, plastics, biopolymers, food, garden ... Read More »

Fortis stake in Parkway Holding

Indian hospital operator Fortis Healthcare’s purchase of a big stake in Singapore-based Parkway Holdings could lead to a major shakeup in the global healthcare industry. Parkway has long enjoyed a reputation of being the best of the best. India, too, ... Read More »

Ecolab Honoured

Ecolab Inc has been recognised by Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the fourth consecutive year. Ethisphere is dedicated to the creation, advancement and sharing of best practices in business ethics, corporate social responsibility, anti-corruption ... Read More »

Sodexo India’s new strategy

Having identified India as one of the top three growth markets in Asia, the Sodexo’s Group Executive Committee has announced a new strategic positioning for India. The Sodexo India strategy will encompass motivation and on-site service solutions. These solutions, designed, ... Read More »

Air purifier for Delhi

Systemlife s.r.l., an Italy based specialist of atmospheric pollution reducing technological equipment, has installed its first machine in Delhi on a trial run. New Delhi Municipal Corporation has bought and put to use at a traffic-clogged Palika Bazaar (Gate No.6) ... Read More »

Going Green

Lotus Professional®, believes in dedicated development of innovative products and solutions. The company meets today’s needs while working toward a better tomorrow. All 100% recycled content products made in its Away-From-Home manufacturing sites-1 meet the measures set by the EU ... Read More »

Stealth-View’s concept of FM

Mumbai based Stealth-View has introduced a new concept in Facility Management by offering comprehensive service solution. Speaking to CIJ, Subhash Kshatri Director of Stealth-View, said, “We are not going to outsource or sub contract services but provide them in-house whether ... Read More »

JohnsonDiversey, Inc is now Diversey, Inc

JohnsonDiversey, Inc and JohnsonDiversey Holding, Inc have announced that the Board of Directors of both entities have approved the change of their corporate names to Diversey, Inc and Holdings, Inc, respectively, with immediate effect. Accordingly, JohnsonDiversey India Pvt Ltd is ... Read More »

Nutech completes 25 years

Faridabad based Nutech Jetting Equipments India Pvt Ltd, having completed 25 years, has announced some major developments to bring synergy between its four companies. The companies have now been brought under the umbrella of Nutech Group. The new entity and ... Read More »

Harmful shoe dust

A 2009 study from the University of Arizona says that most of the floor dust is actually tracked in from the outside and may contain potentially harmful substances. The scientists first derived a formula to calculate the amount of outdoor ... Read More »