December 6, 2013Ballroom II of Grand Hyatt, Mumbai, witnessed the first ever gathering of the cleaning fraternity and the facilitation of Cleanling Industry stalwarts & winners of Clean India Awards.
Unveiled by Clean India Journal, Clean India Awards brought forth the importance of innovations and effectiveness in cleaning practices, recognized the contributions made by housekeeping staff, organizations and civic bodies in the service sector.
Awards were categorized as technical, civic and housekeeping. In the housekeeping category, awards were presented to the Best Room Attendant and Best Janitor adjudged by the Jury. Technical awards were presented for the best cleaning equipment, cleaning tools, cleaning chemicals, hygiene solutions and the best product launch. The awards also encompassed recognitions for work done in civic establishments like Best Maintained Civic Hospital, Best Maintained Community Toilet Block and also a Well Maintained Institute.
At the Award ceremony night, the Industry stalwarts who have immensely contributed in shaping the Indian cleaning industry and in making of what it is today were facilitated. T. Balakrishnan – VP, Institutional and Laundry Business Unit, Asia, Middle East, Africa and Turkey -Sealed Air Corporation wrote in his message, “It is great to see the progress, the Indian Cleaning and Sanitation sector has made over the past 10 years. Virtual Info Systems and Clean India Journal have very much been a part of this progress and your team should be duly proud of your achievements over these years. I thank you for thinking of including me in the celebration and inviting me for the event. Though I will not be able to make for the event, I would like to congratulate your team and you on this occasion and wish the VIS team many more years of success.” Vijay Shankar too who could attend the ceremony left the message: “I am indeed very happy to know that Clean India Pulire 2013 marks 10th edition of Clean India Show. Clean India Journal has played a key role in propagating the advantages of mechanised and scientific Cleaning in the country which lags behind developed and developing countries in the matter of hygiene and cleanliness in public places.”