It would not be wrong to say that Cleaning & Hygiene which figured as one of the chores in facility management, now tops the list of every function offered to a facility. Be it indoor air quality or elevator management or HVAC, the Hygiene component takes priority in the maintenance services. The increased introduction of smart solutions and integration of services with real time data is now turning into a fad which is being adopted both by the FM service provider and the service seeker.
Would this mean the spending and allocation of funds on cleaning and hygiene in the annual budget will rise?
Have customers woken to the need for budgeting in cleaning technologies?
What will be the trends of FM in the coming months?
How will the future of FM evolve vis-à-vis cleaning and hygiene?
Clean India Journal got five experts in the FM sector to share their thoughts on budgeting, and the various factors that influence it. To learn more about how these leaders have weathered the pandemic storm, optimised operations, counselled clients, ensured business continuity and incorporated technology and digitisation while planning budgets for an uncertain future, read on.
Willingness to Spend for Quality
Vinay Deshmukh, Executive Director & CEO, Forbes Facility Services pens his views on how institutional clients plan FM budgets according to desired quality standards. Read more
Technology offers long-term savings
According to Pradeep Lala, MD & CEO, Embassy Services, investing in FM digitisation now will offer savings in the long term. Read more
Covid contingency budgets
Clients are budgeting for unforeseen circumstances and emergencies, writes Angad Rajain, Global IFM Head & CSO, Tenon Group. Read more
Spend on Hygiene to Rise
Flexibility and the ability to respond to evolving situations will set an FM company apart going forward, feels Jasdeep Singh, Country Head & Wholetime Director, G4S Facility Services. Read more
Digitisation does not require heavy Capex spends
Shamsher Puri, Managing Director, DTSS spoke about how digitisation need not be an overwhelming expense. Read more