CleanLife Biotech Startup to Revolutionise the Concept of Waterless Technology
CleanLife is in touch with leading distributors of pharmaceutical products for the distribution of its offerings in various different segments.
CleanLife, is an Innovative biotech start-up company incubated in IIT Delhi. The novel concept of the waterless bathing which is both unique and innovative. Such a concept has never been introduced to Army and others until now and this concept has huge prospects of revolutionizing the current healthcare situation of soldiers. The level of hygiene achievable with these products is superior to that of any other traditional methods of cleansing like sponge bathing.
They are easy to use, innovative and generate a positive effect on many individuals. It acted as a precautionary product to protect the soldiers from unhygienic ailments and itching.
Dr. Puneet Gupta is an acclaimed domain expert with the experience of many years in imaging and healthcare technologies and has played an instrumental role for an implementing number of military and scientific programs with DRDO, MoD and MEA in the areas of imaging and healthcare.
In past years of his career, having been closely associated with the Defence, and having a first-hand experience of the lifestyle. During his stays at various commands and Stations, he noted biggest fight of soldiers is against terrain and weather. Mountains full of jungles covered with snow with cliff faces all around. No respite from any angle, temperature sub zero, Uncomfortable clothing and heavy equipment. Blizzards, snow storms, scorching heats of deserts even avalanches. It's just not easy carrying out operations there also it’s hard to maintain personal hygiene in areas like dras , kargil , siachin glacier (where the temperature goes below -45 degrees and is the highest battlefield in the world). Besides these hardships one of the biggest problem our Soldiers encountered is availability of water for personal hygiene and sometimes even for drinking at high altitudes as well as in hot and humid areas where the temperature shoot up as high as 50 degree. The military serves and protects our nation under these very circumstances and time and again it has been stressed through many studies and recommendations that military health should be of uttermost priority when gauging our defence preparedness.
Moreover, he observed sometimes our soldiers are posted for days in those areas where there is water scarcity and maintaining their personal hygiene becomes a challenge/impossible.
To tackle water scarcity problems and to help Indian Soldiers Dr. Gupta scrutinize all these aforementioned problems very closely and began to develop and design a whole range of personal care products which focused on maintaining the personal hygiene of our soldiers and also keeping an eminent situation in mind. Non availability of water. The core team members of CleanLife includes alumni from various prestigious institutes across India viz Dr. Puneet Gupta (IIM-Calcutta), Raj Sehgal (FCS), Dr. Anurag Rathore (IIT-Delhi), Dr. V.M. Chariar (IIT-Delhi), Jatin Dogra and Abhinav Guru (NSIT-Delhi).
Speaking about their introduction into Indian Defence, Dr Puneet Gupta, Founder and CEO, who is alumunus of IIM, CleanLife says, “Our products is a solution to many challenges faced by people in conditions where water is scarcely available. The constituents of our bathing and hair-wash products make soldier feel clean and refreshed. This is a popular product used in homecare needs, by army troops and hospitals treating patients prescribed to take bed-rest and more. We have been inspired by our PM “Make in India” vision and further plans to manufacture the products in India itself”. He also added that they are doing research currently to launch Waterless Toothpaste and Waterless Facewash very soon etc.
The formulation of CleanLife Products ensures a delicate yet effective cleansing process, maintaining the moisture of the skin. The patent formulation has many benefits such as dirt, grease and odour removal, minimising wet sheets and nurses uniforms, maintaining pH level of the skin, reducing washing times and ancillary costs and more.
CleanLife is in touch with leading distributors of pharmaceutical products for the distribution of its offerings in various different segments. The products are said to be complied with all regulatory requirements in India and comply even according to the guidelines of US Food and Drug Administration.
CleanLife also inks the MoU with IIT Delhi for R&D Partnership and have “an incubation unit resident in the Biotech Business Incubation Facility in IIT Delhi. The company, which counts IIT, IIM and McKinsey alumni among their advisory board, will also be raising 2nd round of funding to develop their in-house F&D inside IIT Campus in the space allocated to them.
Dr. Gupta claimed that the formulation of the firm’s products ensures an effective cleansing process. “The formulation has many benefits such as removing dirt, grease and odor; minimizing wet sheets, maintaining pH level of the skin as well as reducing washing times and ancillary costs and more,” he said.
The core team members of CleanLife includes alumni from various prestigious institutes across India viz Dr. Puneet Gupta (IIM-Calcutta), Raj Sehgal (FCS), Dr. Anurag Rathore (IIT-Delhi), Dr. V.M. Chariar (IIT-Delhi), Jatin Dogra and Abhinav Guru (NSIT-Delhi).
This industry is growing as the economy expands and more people view these services as a necessity rather than a luxury. According to a report by audit and consulting firm KPMG, this industry in India is projected to double to Rs 26,494 crore by 2017 from Rs 13,920 crore in 2013.
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