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Background : Auroshikha Agarbathies is an integral part of Sri Aurobindo Ashram, Pondicherry. It was started in 1973 mainly with a view to providing employment opportunities to villagers around Auroville. In fact Auroshikha has been one of the pioneers in this field in South India.

Products : The products manufactured and high quality incense sticks in a wide variety of fragrances, perfumed cones, natural essential oils, perfumed oils, perfumed candles and perfumed potpourri.

Purest and high quality raw materials are used in the manufacture of these products. Imported ingredients are used in the making of the exclusive fragrances of Auroshikha by its Director, a french man with over 30 years of experience in the field. All the fragrances used are in conformity with IFRA ( International Fragrance Association, Geneva, Switzerland)

Strict quality control is exercised in the selection of raw materials purchased at source and at various stages of production.

Final packing is carefully done to ensure that the products reach the market in an impeccable condition.

Markets : Auroshikha is recognised in India and abroad for the quality of its products and services. In India its products are sold in prestigious boutiques and stores as well as in the general market.
Auroshikha is exported to more than 26 countries mainly in Europe, Australia, North and South America, Japan and Canada. Auroshikha also provides personalised packaging in many different languages on request.

Recognition and Awards : Recognition has come in the form of an ever expanding market at home and an excellent export performance, which has won for Auroshikha the prestigious First Export Award from the Export Promotion Council in India.

We receive regularly messages from hundreds of satisfied customers that bear testimony to the quality and services of Auroshikha.

Working Conditions : Our workers welfare is given a priority. They are affiliated to welfare schemes such as Pension Fund and Employees Medical Insurance. Under these schemes the workers get free medical treatment for themselves and their families, reimbursement of sick leave, old age pension and retirement benefits.
Festival bonus is paid twice a year.
The Indian government has laid down strict rules for the welfare of labour which are complied with in their totality at Auroshikha