IFA Committiees


The IFA National Committee on Healthcare comprises of members from the Hospitals, Diagnostics Centers, Medical Equipment Companies, Nursing Homes, wellness, Spa’s, Beauty Parlors, Saloons. Etc.

C. K. Kumaravel

Mr. C. K. Kumaravel
Chairman, IFA National Committee on Franchising
in Healthcare, Beauty & Wellness Sector and
MD, Naturals Beauty Salon India Pvt. Ltd.

The terms of reference for the IFA’s National Committee on Franchising in Healthcare, Beauty & Wellness for 2011-2012 are

  • To create a strong brand visibility for Healthcare & Wellness sector through franchising in India over the next two years.
  • To advocate National council to conduct regular interactions with the Government at the Centre and the State level to highlight the issues and concerns of Health care & Wellness sector; to recommend to the government, investor and Franchisors
  • To facilitate access to global markets and finance/ Credit for Health care & Wellness sector.
  • To formulate methods to improve the competitiveness of the Health care & Wellness sector in India with regard to restructuring, productivity enhancement, increasing exports etc.
  • To assist small and medium enterprises in Health care & Wellness sector with high potential to invest.
  • To promote the Indian Health care & Wellness brands in overseas markets and devise strategies to gain access to developed/ developing markets through Franchising.
  • To have a proactive dialogue with the Government to further identify various policy issues that need to be addressed in order to stimulate growth of the Health care & Wellness sector in India.
  • To professionalize and educate people in the franchise industry through research studies, surveys, meetings, seminars, workshops for Health care & Wellness sector etc.
  • To liaise with various related organizations, industry associations, financial institutions, government department on matters concerning the industry.
  • 1To provide the legal information and current statistics on franchising.
  • 1To make the matchmaking between the foreign franchisors who are eager to enter into Indian market and the potential investors who are interested in purchasing the franchise rights in India for Health care & Wellness sector.

Committee Members

Jesper Hougaard
Chairman& Managing Director, Serena Spa Pvt Ltd.
Mr. Parichay Upadhyay
President, New Look Skin Care Ltd.
Rajeev Bopaiah
Co Founder and Managing Director, Estee Clair Esthetique Solutions Pvt Ltd
Sandeep Ahuja
Managing Director, VLCC Health Care Ltd., CEO, VLCC International
Mr. Jatinder Walia
CEO, Body Spa
Mrs. Gurpreet Seble
COO, Nail Spa India
Mr. Jawed Habib
Chairman cum Managing Director, Jawed Habib Hair & Beauty Ltd.
Mr. Saurabh Nanda
Director, Nature’s Essence
Dr. Jaishree Manchanda
Founder cum Chairperson
Berkowits: Foundation of Youth
Sagar Y Pagar
Director, Aeropagas spa

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