IBHA is a non-profit organisation registered under Section 8 of Companies Act 2013, with big, medium and small-scale companies as its members. IBHA (formerly known as ISTMA – Indian Soaps and Toiletries Makers’ Association) was established in Kolkata in 1937. In 1973, the Association shifted its operations to Mumbai. ISTMA was rechristened as IBHA in October 2012. Since then IBHA has had a fairly rich experience. It has brought into focus several issues of critical importance to the industry as a whole starting with the government, during the pre-liberalization era and has kept the momentum going ever since. As an apex trade body, we represent the industry in a number of policy issues with major statutory authorities.
Going forward, IBHA hopes to become the leading and most trusted Indian Cosmetic Industry Association in providing consumer protection and enhancing industry competitiveness. It is our endeavour to build IBHA to be on par with International Cosmetic Industry Associations and be recognised on a global footing.
"To accelerate the development of a trusted hygiene and beauty care industry that serves consumers with products that are effective, safe and environment friendly."
Ms. Malathi Narayanan The Secretary General manages the overall affairs of the Association
Mr. Dinesh Dayal President
Mr. Dev BajpaiVice President
Mr. Ghanashyam HegdeTreasurer
Mr. M. S. Jacob
Mr. Ram Shukla
Mr. Sandeep Verma
Dr. Sudhakar Mhaskar
Mr. Neil George
Mr. S. Balakrishnan
Mr. Rajeev John
Mr. Sunil Kataria
Dr. Vijendra Prakash
Mr. Anil Chugh
Ms. Snehhal Chitneni
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