In India we have a dedicated IFRA India Taskforce comprising representatives from of IFRA Supporting Member companies from India, as well as members of the IFRA team.
We work closely with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), a leading national industry association in India.
Many of our activities in India, especially our advocacy initiatives, are carried out under the FICCI Taskforce on Fragrances.
Vijaya Bajpai - Chief Representative, India
Bhuvana Nageshwaran (Ultra International Ltd) - Chair, IFRA India Task Force (and IFRA Board Observer)
News from IFRA India
The International Fragrance Association is hosting a five-day online course on the Art of Sustainable Perfumery from 22-26 November, focused on people working in the fragrance industry in India and students aspiring to work in the industry in the future.
The course, organized in conjunction with the the International Society of Perfumer-Creators (ISPC) and Ultra International, brings together experts from around the world to uncover the history of perfumery, deepen their understanding about safety and sustainability, and learn about the art of fragrance creation.
Day 1 looks at the past and present of perfumery, as well as the words used to describe scents, with a focus on the IFRA Fragrance Ingredient Glossary.
Days 2 and 3 include practical smelling sessions, plus sessions on safe use (including the IFRA Standards), sustainability (including the IFRA-IOFI Sustainability Charter) and product categories, as well as writing a fragrance brief and understanding consumer expectations.
Day 4 looks at ethical considerations and retail issues, while Day 5 includes assessment, feedback and a graduation ceremony.
The course is organized in collaboration with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and Hindu College University of Delhi.
24 August 2020 » The International Fragrance Association (IFRA) has joined the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) as it works to promote the safe use and enjoyment of fragrance in India.
The formal membership of IFRA in FICCI builds upon existing links between the two bodies.