GUWAHATI, Nov 7: Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited, joined hands with Indian Association of Public Health Dentistry (IAPHD)and the world’s first University for tribals- Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS), to highlight the importance of Oral Care in India, and set a new Guinness World Record for most number of people brushing their teeth simultaneously at a single venue. To create this new Guinness World Record, 26,382 people including students, Institute staff and tribal children gathered at KISS, to brush at the same time.
Commenting on the achievement, Ram Raghavan, managing director, Colgate-Palmolive (India) Limited said, “I am delighted to be here with you this morning to celebrate and salute the spirit of India.
On behalf of Colgate, firstly, I would like to thank Sudam Marndi, Minister of Revenue & Disaster Management, Odisha; Raghunandan Das, Minister of State for Water Resources, Information & Public Relations, Odisha and our partners in this attempt for Guinness World Record.
At Colgate, we believe that everyone deserves a future they can smile about and we bring that to life with our Keep India Smiling initiative through our sustained efforts to improve and elevate the Oral Health in the country.”