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Run-away bride

In most of rural India lack of proper sanitation is still a grave problem. Women suffer the most and patiently wait for darkness for the sake of privacy. However, Anita Bai of a Madhya Pradesh tribal village ran away from ... Read More »

‘Street Food’ Laws

In order to maintain hygiene and cleanliness in the city, the Cochin City Corporation is set to distribute around 100 modern thattukadas in the city. About 50 thattukadas would be equipped with solar heaters, purified water and good stoves for ... Read More »

Action plan for Campaign Clean India

Tourism Minister invites suggestions for keeping the tourist destinations clean Campaign Clean India is an initiative taken by the Ministry of Tourism to clean select tourist destinations. In an exclusive interview with Clean India Journal, Subodh Kant Sahai, Central Minister ... Read More »

Textile industry in South India Growing opportunities for Cleaning Industry

The recent study on the growth of some of the major industries down South has created a buzz on the increasing cleaning opportunities. Especially with the textile industry registering 1.5 times more growth over the decade in Coimbatore and Tirupur in Tamil Nadu compared to Surat and Ahmedabad in Gujarat, the cleaning market is shifting focus to South India. Read More »

Municipal Waste Management Models Outsourcing Under Scrutiny

It is less than a decade since the Municipal Corporations across India began outsourcing their support services like collection, processing and disposal of waste. The tried and tested methods of waste management through outsourcing have helped create models at various levels. In an exclusive round table meet, civic officials from five Corporations discussed the successes and failures in handling waste. Read More »

For a Few Dollars More!

Housekeeping in hotels today has become a complex and multifarious activity, changing from being perceived as a non-revenue generating operation to being considered as the face of the organisation. All this is possible only when the housekeeper is well trained. ... Read More »

W-C Railway calls for cleaning service contractors

The West-Central Railway has planned to outsource cleaning in Bhopal to professional service providers to keep platforms clean. Speaking to CIJ, MS Bhatia, Sr Divisional Commercial Manager in Bhopal, said, “Cleaning of railway stations is in itself a specialised and ... Read More »

Robotic Device to combat germs

Xenex, a mobile robotic device developed by the US based epidemiologists is said to combat germs in hospitals with blasts of UV light. It is claimed to disinfect hospital rooms in five to 10 minutes. Xenex uses xenon lamps to ... Read More »

CR’s Public Toilet Policy

The Central Railway has finally formulated a public toilet policy and invited proposals for comprehensive toilet services at every railway station across the Mumbai city. The policy lays down specific guidelines, including hiring uniformed staff, cleanliness norms and even the ... Read More »


Debtosh Chatterjee, Managing Director & CEO of Chatterjee Cleaning Arts recently received Star CEO Award in the small category (revenues less than र50 crore) in the recently held Business Today SME Survey & Awards 2011. The awardees were short listed ... Read More »

Faber Sindoori offers free service to old age home

While contract cleaning for commercial clients is any service provider’s core business, it also pays high dividends to service institutions like old age homes and orphanages. The Faber Sindoori Management Services Pvt Ltd team operating at Apollo Hospitals, Bangalore, as ... Read More »

Call for garbage cleaning contractors

The Railways across India is making all out efforts to maintain its platforms, hospitals and colonies through regular cleaning and to keep it garbage free. Even smaller stations down South are outsourcing cleaning to contractors. The Tiruchirapalli Railway has recently ... Read More »

Proper management of Sabarimala waste

Sabarimala, where millions flock during the two-month annual pilgrimage season, was well-prepared to meet the garbage situation this time, after a reported deposit of 8,750 tonnes of plastic last year. On an average, one person leaves behind at least 250gm ... Read More »

Cleanliness through ‘Play’!

No – it’s not a book, but a play… Those using the New Delhi, Old Delhi and Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway stations have been entertained and educated whilst waiting for their trains. As part of a new programme, devised by Northern ... Read More »

Campaign for ‘Clean India’

The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, recently launched awareness and sensitisation campaign ‘Clean India’ which will be implemented from April 2012 as part of the 12th five year plan initiatives for tourism. The campaign seeks to bring together media, ... Read More »

Living in Lovedale and Lovin’ it

Choosing a holiday destination rarely features cleanliness on the grid analysis. It’s all about recreation and relaxation and getting away from a monotonous routine. So here I am on the long and winding road from Coimbatore to Ooty… Read More »

UW introduces ICM

The University of Washington Custodial Services department has a long history of cleaning for healthier, safer indoor environments while using the best products and procedures available. The UW recently was the first university to use ICM (Integrated Cleaning and Measurement) ... Read More »

Cost Matters in Cleaning Matters – Striking a Balance

The reluctance to shake out of the comforts of the existing cleaning system and the unwillingness to incur additional expenses in implementing innovative cleaning systems are globally being viewed as impediments to adopting standard cleaning or eco-friendly practices. In India, the going is rougher, as the very proposal to introduce better practices using eco-products or systems is directly associated with costs and thus evaded by both the client and the service provider. Mohana M discusses the topic with leading housekeeping and facility service providers to assess the challenges & solutions Read More »

Review on Handwashing

A review of several studies by the Water Supply & Sanitation Collaborative Council (WSSCC), shows that hand-washing in institutions such as primary schools and daycare centres reduce the incidence of diarrhoea by an average of 30%. Rates of hand-washing around ... Read More »

Report on ‘Green cleaning in Healthcare’

A new research report released by the Health Care Research Collaborative in the US, has pointed out the need for studies to determine the impact of green cleaning programmes on health outcomes in patients and staff. It has called for ... Read More »