Lavender (Lavandula spica) is an ornamental plant economically valued for its highly fragrant flower. Lavender oil extracted from flowers is an important ingredient in many commercial products. Cultivation of lavender in the hills of Jammu has changed the face of farming and brought in scent of profit to farmers. Aroma mission launched by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in 2016 envisaged to bring transformative change in the aroma sector through interventions in the areas of agriculture. It is expected to enable Indian farmers and aroma industry to become global leaders in the production and export of essential oils.