Fragrance & Flavour Development Centre

A Govt. of India Autonomous Body Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises

(An ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015 & ISO 29990:2010 Certified Organisation & A NABL Accredited Laboratory)

Agro-technology and Extension


  • Consultancy services / Technical know how for cultivation of aromatic and medicinal crops
  • Supply of seeds & planting materials
  • Preparation of feasibility reports
  • Visit to the farmer’s field for on-the-spot consultancy / guidance
  • Training to the farmers
  • Distillation of oil by FDU on job work basis
  • Production and sale of essential oils
  • Consultancy for establishment of Aromatic / Herbal Gardens


The centre has developed an aromatic farm for improved agronomical practices and a herbarium at project site to study & introduce improved variety of aroma bearing plants.

Proven quality seeds and planting materials of aromatic crops are available for propagation. Green House facility for generation of planting materials under controlled conditions is also available.

In addition, laboratory facilities have been created for soil testing, estimation of oil content, PH value etc. Two field distillation units ( have been provided to this division, where farmers can get their crop distilled.

Rate List of Planting Material (Seeds/cuttings/plants)

(Effective from 01.11.2017)

A. Slips/Suckers/Cutting Rate (in Rs.)
1. Mentha arvensis (Menthol mint) Suckers 80/Kg
2. Mentha arvensis (Menthol mint) Seedling 200/Kg
3. Lemongrass (Cymbopogon flexuosus) Slips 1.50 each
4. Palmarosa (Cymbopogon martinii) Slips 1.50 each
5. Citronella Java (Cymbopogon winterianus) Slips 1.50 each
6. Vetiver (Vetiveria zizanoides) Slips 1.50 each
7. Rose (R. damascena)Cuttings) 2.50 each
8. Rose/Jasmine/Kewra/Kulanjan/Tulsi/Mint /Aswagandha/Marigold/Harsingar/ patchouli/geranium/Acorus, Rooted plants 30.00 each
9. Geranium (Pelargonium gravelens)  rooted cutting 5.00 each
10. Geranium (Pelargonium gravelens)  fresh cutting 2.50 each
11. Guggul/Kewra/Patchauli cutting 5.00 each
B. Seeds/Plants  
12. Basil (O. species) (Methyl chavicol rich) 2500/Kg
13. Palmarosa (C. martinii) 2500/kg
14. German Chamomile (Matricaria chamomilla) 2500/kg
15. Jafri Genda (Tagetes patula) 2500/kg
16. Sandal Wood rooted plant (Santalum album) 150/plant
17. Bach (Acorus calamus) Rhizome 400/kg
18. Nagarmotha (Cyperus scariosus) 100/kg
19. Jammu Monarda (Monarda Citreodora) 10,000/Kg
20. Job Work on Field Distillation Unit (Capacity 1 ton/batch) 1500 per batch + GST & Labours charge will be charge extra
21. Job Work on Field Distillation Unit (Capacity 1 ton/batch) 3000 per batch +GST without labour charge
  1. Seeds and planting material would be supplied on advance payment.
  2. Packing and postage will be charged extra.
  3. Tax/surcharge as applicable will be charged extra.
  4. Payment will be accepted through Cheque/online transfer/through Demand Draft in favour of Principal Director, FFDC, Kannauj.
  5. Above rates are applicable for the planting material to be sold to Indian buyers only.

Incharge/Head of Division

Image of Dinesh-Sahgal

Name: Shri. A. P. Singh

Designation: Asstt. Director

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