College of fragrance for the blind in Mumbai is making news
It is believed that people with visual impairment have a sharper smelling power than others.
The College of Fragrance for the Visually Impaired, COFVI, is a one of its kind institute in India that aims to help them make use of that gift. The college is based in Mumbai and has a training course that uses a mix of technology and unconventional teaching methods.
The institute was set up in 2012 and has trained several visually impaired people. COFVI has trained and placed nearly 25 students in the last four years as fragrance evaluators and quality control executives.