Agarbatti 2009 spreading the fragrance of incense sticks Gujarat Agarbatti Manufacturers and Dealers Association (GAMDA) is eagerly organising a grand seminar ‘Agarbatti 2009’ in Ahmedabad, India. It has welcomed its delegates from all over Gujarat, India a
News-Antique.com - Feb 27,2009 - Gujarat Agarbatti Manufacturers and Dealers Association (GAMDA), with its aim ‘Come together – Grow together’, has set up a platform for incense sticks merchants and traders to spread their business across the globe. It is going to organise a grand exhibition cum seminar ‘Agarbatti 2009’ on March 7 and 8, 2009 in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
The exhibition has 84 stalls exhibiting various incense sticks products such as incense sticks, incense dhoops, aroma chemicals, packing materials, etc.
Incense sticks (or Agarbatti as it known in India) is an inevitable part of our daily rituals and traditions from the past. It symbolises purity, holiness and divinity. It creates a divine atmosphere. Its distinctive fragrance, when gushes in the air, entices, relaxes, soothes, refreshes and just creates this scintillating magic. Its fragrance brings warmth in our lives and makes us feel HIS divine presence.
GAMDA is a platform for incense sticks (or Agarbathi as it known in India) manufacturers, dealers and all others who deal with Agarbatti business directly or indirectly. For the past 20 years, it is in this tradition while propelling the growth of its members. It is constantly exploring the great opportunities to spread the fragrance of various aromas. GAMDA is eager to enter the race to emerge as the giant in the world trade in the production and export of incense sticks.
As per the export figures given below there has been constant growth from the last three years in this industry.
Year Export in million tons Growth rate
2005-2006 2056 22%
2006-2007 2924 17%
2007-2008 3509 20%
The state of Gujarat is far more advanced in the intricacies of Agarbatti trade. Gujarat has been able to penetrate the incense sticks market in all nooks and corners of the planet earth. This is one-to-one and B2B type of workshop for all the people who are going to participate in this seminar. This seminar will act as a catalyst to enhance and enrich the incense sticks business of Gujarat and take it to the greater heights of excellence.
GAMDA President Mr. Dilip R. Shah says, “This exhibition will help incense sticks industry to get recognition in the global market. Gujarat is one of the leading states in incense sticks manufacturing and acts as a growth engine for this industry.” He further quoted Mahatma Gandhi’s vision about cottage industries, “Not mass-production but production by masses; is what we aim at and follow to make a niche in international market.”
This conference is going to be held in the presence of great celebrities such as Rupesh Shah (President, Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry), V.K. Singh well-known Chemist and Dr. Jitendra Adhia (Mind management Guru), Bakul Dholakia (Motivator par excellence) and some famous industrialists such as G.D. Kelkar, Prof. S.C. Varshney, and Miss Nisha A. Shah.
Gujarat Agarbatti Manufacturers and Dealers Association (GAMDA) is an organisation which endures to lift and develop the incense sticks industries in Gujarat. It aims to provide a common podium for incense sticks manufacturers, dealers, suppliers