The global demand for purified water is growing rapidly with no signs of abatement. From increasingly demanding industrial requirements to a burgeoning requirement for improved drinking water quality, there are very few water uses anymore that can accommodate the available water supplies without some form of treatment.
If the enthusiasm and commitment of the Minister of Tourism, Subodh Kant Sahai to make select tourism destinations in India clean & hygienic bears fruit, 2012 will definitely be the “Year of India” as envisaged by him. In an exclusive interview with Clean India Journal’s Jayaraman Nair and Mangala Chandran, the Minister explains how focusing on the upkeep of tourist destinations and the approach to those at the grassroots level would be the prime objective of Campaign Clean India. The Campaign to be launched in April this year will aim to double the number of inbound tourists to India from the present five million to 10 million by the end of 2016, which would be one per cent of all global travellers visiting India. He is also open to suggestions and road maps from Clean India Journal.
One of the oldest known metalwork manufacturing processes where metal is pressed, pounded or squeezed under great pressure and heated into high strength parts is forgings. The domestic automotive sector and outsourcing have been the key drivers of growth for the forging industry in India with consistent increase in production, capacity utilization and exports. With the booming auto component industry with forging exports projected to touch US$5 billion (which is about 15% of the auto component exports) by 2015, the demand for forgings is expected to be at least 16% per annum. The forging industry is largely growing around automotive industry which is mainly concentrated in West as well as South India. But how are forging manufacturers maintaining the production premises? What is the cleaning technology being adopted? What are their specific cleaning requirements? Mohana M finds out…
Sharing his views on India operations, Bryce Tietjens, Business Services Director – Cannon International, tells CIJ about the company’s future plans for India in taking washroom hygiene products and systems to workplaces across the country. Cannon Hygiene has partnered with PCI Environmental Services for its India operations.
Training for kitchen hygiene is like pounding a rhythm to the brain… repetitive and consistent! Induction training according to SOPs must be followed by supervision to make sure that it is put into practice. This coupled with constant monitoring and re-training is the only formula for success in achieving high standards of kitchen hygiene.