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45th edition of India Gem and Jewellery Awards held successfully in Delhi

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NEW DELHI: The Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) recently organised the 45th India Gem and Jewellery Awards (IGJA) function in the national capital. The dazzling jewellery awards night saw over 41 awards in different categories for the outstanding work and contribution to the gems and jewellery industry for 2018.

Eminent industry personalities like Nirupa Bhatt, Managing Director- India and Middle East, Gemological Institute of America; Uma Shankar Paliwal, Former Executive Director, Reserve Bank of
India; Prabhakar Dalal, Former Executive Director, EXIM Bank were the jury for the IGJA Awards 2018.

Anubhav Gems Private Limited- IGJA Awards

Emerald Jewel Industry India Limited

Hari Krishna Exports Private Limited -IGJA Awards

Kiran Gems Private Limited

 

In the industry performance categories, the award for the Precious Metal Jewellery- Plain (Large for exports above Rs.100 crore-Rs 250 crore) was given to Emerald Jewel Industry India Limited.
Vallabhji Malsi & Co. won the award for exports above Rs. 250 crore. Renaissance Global Ltd. was named as the winner for Studded Jewellery (Large)- Exports Rs. 500 crore & above. Shubham Motiwala & Jewellers Private Limited bagged the award for the Plain & Studded Jewellery(SME)- Exports below Rs. 100 Crore.

Anubhav Gems Private Limited was the winner under the Cut & Polished Coloured Gemstones, whereas, RMC Gems India Limited won the Cut & Polished Synthetic Stones. The highest turnover-Cut and Polished diamonds award was won by Kiran Gems Private Limited. The Best Growing Company of the Year award for Precious Metal Jewellery -Plain & Studded was won by Shubham Motiwala & Jewellers Private Limited. Hari Krishna Exports Private Limited was named the Best Growing Company of the Year- Cut & Polished Diamonds.

Quote- Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Commerce and Industry

Congratulating the award winners, Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry said, “I urge all the industry players to look-up to the winners and inspire from them to excel further. Industry over the years has seen a sea change and I take this opportunity to congratulate GJEPC for making the industry more robust in terms of corporate governance and more organised. The industry should produce more entrepreneurs and business leaders.  GJEPC stands firm for the industry growth and in consistent engagement with the government for formalising various policies, which has boosted the jewellery exports.”

 

Quote-Pramod Agarwal

Pramod Kumar Agrawal, Chairman, GJEPC, also addressed the gathering. He said, “India’s Gem & Jewellery industry through GJEPC is working on the Prime Minister’s Vision of ‘Make in India’ and is constantly putting the efforts to achieve exports of US$ 75 billion and creation of additional two million jobs by 2025. The industry is pleased to note that today DGFT issued public notice saying exporters can submit self-attested copies of shipping bill instead of custom attested EP copy of shipping bill. It is a big step towards ease of doing business. Our industry is on the path of becoming more organised and GJEPC has initiated a number of self-regulation measures to achieve this goal.”

 

Courtesy: Retail Jeweller India News Service

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