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Facility Management in India

 

Facility management is a very upcoming field that is gaining immense popularity with every passing day. Facility management basically means maintaining and taking care of institutional as well as commercial buildings. These may include office space, schools, resorts, hotels, shopping arcades, sports complexes etc. With the real estate boom in the country, facility management in India is emerging as a prominent interdisciplinary area.
 
What is facility management all about?
When we say maintaining and taking care of the buildings, it is not pertaining to the exteriors alone but it also includes the maintenance of the interiors and all the allied activities that will result in the smooth functioning of the same.
 
Given below are the prime activities that fall within the purview of facility management in India.
 
Looking after –
 
  • The air conditioners
  • Lighting system
  • Electricity
  • Security
  • Plumbing activities
  • Garbage collection
  • Pest control at home/office
  • Gardening
  • Landscaping
  • Waste disposal
  • Building
  • Decoration
  • Housekeeping etc
 
In other words, facility management is managing all the factors that ensure that all is well either at the work space or at the commercial complexes. Maintaining fire safety is also included in this discipline.
 
Why has facility management in India gained popularity?
With every passing day, our lives are becoming complex. In order to survive the competition, there is hardly any time we find for ourselves. And it won’t be wrong to say that this is eventually making us lose the finer aspects of our lives. Earlier, if you enjoyed watering your plants, with time it appears to be a thing of the yesteryear.
 
Since people are not being able to cope up with time and have to juggle their chores, facility management in India has assumed greater importance than before.
 
Facility management in India – catching up in all cities
The high rising towers that are coming up in the different cities (residential and commercial) need to be looked after and maintained, which an individual will probably not be able to do. For similar reasons, you will find many facility management companies budding in different cities of the country. These companies are entrusted with the responsibility of looking after the maintenance of the buildings both interior as well as exterior structures.
 
Facility management in India – a source of employment
It will not be wrong to say that facility management in India has given rise to employment opportunities in various cities across the country. There are many people who are opting for facility management jobs to earn their livelihood. So, if you are planning to give a facelift to your housing complex or your office, you can hire the services of a facility management company in your city