12th Clean India Conference 2015

Hosted by Clean India, the 12th Clean India Conference 2015, held during the Clean India Show on April 16 and 17, at the Brilliant Convention Centre Indore, brought together over 100 delegates from across the country. Company proprietors, waste management & service operators, healthcare professionals and other industry specialists shared best practices, new ideas and latest market trends. The two-day conference was widely viewed by global industry leaders as the premier event for its networking opportunities and high-level contacts as much as for its content-rich sessions.

With the spotlight on Waste Management & Recycling, Facility Services and Industrial Cleaning, the conference offered valuable perspectives on improving operational efficiencies, enhancing service standards and optimizing revenues. The waste session focussed on waste-to-energy, e-waste, PET recycling Clean India Conference and Paper Waste. Lt. Col. (Retd) Suresh Rege, Executive Director- Mailhem Ikos Environment Pvt Ltd explained Landfill Bioreactor as the most suitable solution to the present Indian scenario and could be easily deployed at all the present landfills. It does not require segregated waste. While Prof. Namrata Jain, Shri Vaishnav Institute of Management presented the latest e-Waste scenario and how to better it, Nishith Dave of Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages spoke about the PET recycling practices  – PET to T-shirts and Chairs at the premise.

To clear the outsourcing myths in the central region, Capt. Sajit Sankar, Director- Facilities & Property Management, Cushman & Wakefield delivered a speech on ‘Why we need to outsource Facility Maintenance?’ He also chaired a panel discussion on ‘Making FM efficient with better end user awareness and better client-vendor relationship.’

Dr Shakti Kumar Gupta, Medical Superintendent spoke on ‘Developing better SOPs while outsourcing housekeeping for healthcare.” Speaking on the FM challenges, Sumit Suri, Director-Omni Group highlighted the crucial issues that are often neglected while sealing a deal.

Focussed on Industrial training, the second day sessions were on: Concrete floor polishing & maintenance by Deepak Baluja, MD-Final Technologies; Effective cleaning with high pressure jets & steam cleaners; Better housekeeping & maintenance for SMEs by Sunil Chopra, Regional Head- Eureka Forbes and Washroom Hygiene Solutions by Prashant Sule, MD- Cannon Hygiene (India) Pvt Ltd.

Post lunch, UK Arun, GM-Roots Multiclean presented his papers on ‘Taking Industrial housekeeping to the next level.’ Tony Chazhoor, Country Head-Western Floor Pvt Ltd spoke on the benefits of mechanised cleaning for manufacturing units. Mrugesh Desai, Zonal Manager-Industrial Vacuum, Nilfisk Advance; Suneel Joshi, AGM-PCI and Shivshankar Surushe, Manager-Sodexo presented their papers on Material recovery/dust extraction, pest management & odour control and EHS respectively.

The tea session was sponsored by Urja Facility Management Services (P) Ltd, Hygiene Medical Industry Co. Ltd and Karcher Cleaning Systems Pvt Ltd.

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