by Fr. Anthony Santarita
BORIVLI-MUMBAI, AUGUST 26, 2014: Facility management (FM) as an employment opportunity is a fast growing job sector. Most companies outsource cleaning jobs to facility Management companies. To meet the growing need for trained staff that can handle cleaning machines and who have the proper knowledge of the use of different surfactants for different purposes, VDMA (German Engineering Council) with the help of DB tech introduced facility Management was launched at Bosco Boys' Home, Borivli.
On July 15, the course began with a batch of twenty students. The official launch of Facility Management Academy was held on August 20, 2014. The course was inaugurated by Peter Hug from Germany VDMA. Several FM companies and representatives from Kacher and Roots multiclean and other stake holders attended this programme. Introducing relevant trades that can give gainful employment to the poor marginalized youth has always been the focus and constant struggle at Bosco Boys' Home. It is the first Institute in Mumbai offering FM as a specialized course.