The Honorable Prime Minister Shri Basavaraj Bommai inaugurated right this moment AIAMA Expo 2022 – essentially the most in depth Worldwide Agarbathi Exhibition and Convention on the Palace Grounds in Bangalore. The occasion is organized by the All India Agarbathi Manufacturing Affiliation (AIAMA), the principle affiliation representing the Agarbathi trade in India. That is the primary time that the Agarbathi trade has organized an occasion of this scale. The three-day occasion, from November 24-26, has been conceptualized across the theme of ‘historically fashionable‘. The Put up Workplace Division launched a particular version of postcards to commemorate this event.

From left to proper: Karnataka CM Basavaraj Bommai inaugurates AIAMA Expo 2022 with Arjun Ranja, AIAMA President

Sri R. AshokaKarnataka Minister of FinanceSri Murugesh NiraniKarnataka Minister of Giant and Medium Industries and Sri Kedar Vaze, MD, SH Kelkar and Co. Ltd. had been the honored friends on the opening of AIAMA Expo 2022. There shall be greater than 170 exhibitors from India and different international locations like Vietnam, Indonesia and a few European international locations. Almost 8,000 delegates are anticipated to go to the historic exhibition throughout the three-day occasion.

Talking on the inaugural occasion, Hon. Chief Minister Shri Basavaraj Bommai mentioned, “Karnataka is residence to among the most fascinating fragrances like jasmine and sandalwood. AIAMA Expo 2022 is a giant step in the direction of selling innovation and is aligned with the imaginative and prescient of our Prime Minister Atma Nirbar Bharath. It is usually great to see that girls make up round 80% of the workforce within the agarbathi trade and that rural girls are contributing to the financial development of the nation. We’re within the technique of drafting a brand new Forest Regulation for the state, which will even embody ease of doing enterprise for the Agarbathi Business.”

Stating that he’s very completely satisfied to be part of this occasion, Chief Minister Shri Bommai additional added: “Agarbathi and Perfume is devoted to spreading happiness. It elevates the temper and makes us really feel joyful. In such small issues there may be a lot happiness.

AIAMA Expo & Convention can have greater than 170 individuals with greater than 500 cubicles, chosen speaker classes and panel discussions on in depth subjects comparable to the way forward for Indian retail, packaging improvements and the way forward for duplex and corrugated, perfume developments in Indian and so on . The three-day exhibition and convention will even showcase numerous cultural occasions and conventional Indian artwork.

“AIAMA must work intently with the Authorities because the consultant of the Agarbathi trade in India to hold out its mission in a sustained method. I’m extraordinarily completely satisfied that this occasion has allowed all these related to the Agarbathi trade, from producers, suppliers and retailers, to come back collectively as one entity and take proactive initiatives in the direction of a progressive financial system. That is a part of the broader engagement of our initiatives with authorities and civil society that we wish to encourage.” mentioned Mr. Arjun Ranga, President, AIAMA.

In keeping with a current research by the All India Agarbathi Producers’ Affiliation (AIAMA), which represents greater than 800 agarbathi producers throughout the nation, the demand for prayer merchandise, particularly agarbathi, has seen a pointy enhance previously two years in India and throughout the nation. worldwide, as exports elevated to fifteen% in 2021. The trade has historically been rising at a CAGR of three.6%, however is now experiencing double-digit development as agarbathi was as soon as a standard product used just for worship and right this moment, it’s perceived as a life-style product utilized by all age teams for numerous wants together with worship, residence scent, meditation/leisure, spirituality and extra.

Along with this, the trade employs shut to 5 lakh folks nationally, out of which three lakh staff are from Karnataka alone. Girls make up about 80% of the workforce within the agarbathi trade. That is completely in keeping with the ‘Stree Shakthi Scheme‘ which empowers rural girls by offering them with coaching, employment, wealth era schemes and subsidies, in order that they’re financially unbiased. It is usually fascinating to notice that agarbathi Geographical Indicator GI standing has been given to Mysuru Agarbathi.

The occasion will showcase the origin of agarbathi and vital milestones within the Agarbathi trade utilizing reveals like iconic pictures, distinctive agarbathi samples and so on. The occasion platform supplies wonderful studying, data sharing and networking alternatives for the individuals and can present nice visibility for the individuals. The agarbathi trade is harnessing the total energy of expertise to develop the sector. The federal government can be extending its full assist to make sure deployment. The Expo is supported by the Perfume and Taste Affiliation of India (FAFAI) Mumbai, the Perfume and Taste Growth Middle (FFDC) Kannauj, the Important Oils Affiliation of India (EOAI) and others.


Established in 1949, AIAMA is the principle physique working for the event of the agarbathi trade. With greater than 800 lively members from throughout India, AIAMA helps the trade to behave in solidarity on all issues associated to the way forward for the trade. MOMA was reworked into the All India Agarbathi Producers’ Affiliation throughout the 12 months 1980 to mirror its rising nationwide character. Since then, AIAMA has gone from energy to energy and the present membership unfold throughout India is round 600.


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