A socially responsible brand, Parryware, a frontrunner in the bathroom space in India, partnered with Rotary International Dist 3000 and Savlon for a hand wash relay aimed at sensitising kids on hygiene through hand washing. The activity has set a World Guinness Record of 2679 Students washing hands continuously without any break.
Students from a college in Tamil Nadu participated in the hand wash relay organised by Parryware and Savlon.
The average time taken for one hand wash was 12 sec. Breaking the previous record of 1470 students washing hands continuously in Pakistan, the event has entered in to the books of Guinness World Records and has been certified.
Awareness on hygiene through hand washing
“Poor hand washing habits is one of the major causes of infections and disease in the country. To promote awareness on hygiene through hand washing, we have succeeded in entering the Guinness world record of 2679 students washing hands in a hand wash relay. Through this partnership, we were able to reach out to thousands to foster the habit of handwashing with soap.
Parryware, India’s leading manufacturer of bathroom products, originated from EID Parry, one of the country’s oldest and most reputed business entities. In 2006, it entered into a joint venture with Roca Corporación, Spain, and became a Roca Group subsidiary in 2008 and turned into a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Roca Group in 2011.
Parryware continues to hold the title, ‘Super brand’ for the year 2014-15. Parryware, with its more than 60-year heritage, has firmly positioned itself in the market with its seven manufacturing units strategically located across the country and with a presence in several overseas markets.
Brand’s strong foothold in the market has been testified by coveted titles such as ‘Trusted Brand’ (received in 2012, 2013 & 2014), ‘Super brand’ (in 2007 & 2015) & ‘Power brand’ (in 2010-11) and many endorsements from the leading International quality certification authorities.