Training cum Workshop on
‘Essential Oils, Perfumery & Aromatherapy’
Organized by Chemistry & Bioprospecting Division, Forest Research Institute, Dehradun in collaboration with Fragrance & Flavour Development Centre, Kannauj
(June 10 to 14, 2019)
A Training Cum Workshop on Essential Oils, Perfumery & Aromatherapy was organized by Chemistry and Bioprospecting Division, Forest Research Institute Dehradun in collaboration with Fragrance & Flavour Development Centre, Kannauj during June 10 to 14, 2019. The objective of the training was to provide an overview of the theoretical and practical aspects of essential oils, fragrances & aromatherapy ranging from isolation of essential oils, quality assessment, value addition, and applications of essential oils in aromatherapy, fragrance and flavor to creation of perfumes and their market analysis. In the training, 43 number of participants from all parts of the country including cosmetologists, aroma-therapists, traders, entrepreneurs, industrialists, advocates, stake holders etc. participated. The scientific sessions and other arrangements were highly appreciated by all the participants. The participants conveyed their gratitude to all the officials involved in training especially the efforts of Dr. Pradeep Sharma, Nodal Officer cum convener and Dr. Vineet Kumar, Course Director and Head, Chemistry and Bioprospecting Division, FRI for meticulous planning and implementation.
• During the training following scientists delivered lectures in their area of specialization and also practically demonstrated the various procedures and devices required for skill enhancement in the area of Essential Oils, Perfumery & Aromatherapy:
Dr. Shakti Vinay Shukla, Principal Director, FFDC, Kananuj; Dr. Rohit Seth, Past president, Fragrance & Flavour Association of India, Mumbai; Dr. Sita Ram Dixit, Independent consultant, Mumbai; Shri A.P. Singh, FFDC, Kannauj; Dr. Pradeep Sharma, Scientist, Chemistry and Bioprospecting Division, FRI, Dehradun; Dr. Vineet Kumar, Head Chemistry and Bioprospecting Division, FRI, Dehradun; Dr. V.K. Varshney, Scientist, Chemistry and Bioprospecting Division, FRI, Dehradun; Dr. Nirpendra Chauhan, Director, CAP, Dehradun; Dr. Abhimanyu Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Uttarakhand Ayurveda University, Dehradun; Dr. A.K. Pandey, Scientist, C&BP Division; Dr. Shailesh Pandey, Scientist, Forest Pathology Discipline, FRI, Dehardun; Dr. Vinod Upadhyay, Ex-Principal Himalaya Ayurvedic Medical College, Dehradun; alongwith other faculty members and staff of Chemistry and Bioprospecting Division.
• During the training programme following officials demonstrated the Essential oil extraction in the laboratory and at Pilot Plant, and also demonstrated the methods of analysis of essential oils and creation of perfumes etc.
Dr. Vineet Kumar, Dr. Y.C. Tripathi, Dr. Pradeep Sharma, Dr. Praveen Onial, Shri Vikas, Shri Amit Kumar Singh, Shri Ashwani Kumar, Ms. Neha, Ms. Rishika, Ms. Sapna Bhardwaj, Ms. Diksha Semwal.