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GJEPC Contributes 21 Crores to PM Cares Fund




Statement by Mr. Pramod Agrawal, Chairman, GJEPC

“GJEPC, the apex body of gem and jewellery trade in India has decided to contribute Rs. 21 Crore to PM-CARES Fund, pledging our commitment on behalf of the entire gem & jewellery trade in India for the welfare of the nation.

Nation is facing an unprecedented crisis and needs the service of organizations and their resources like never before. In such times, the Council steps forward to show its solidarity and ardent support towards all the initiatives undertaken by Govt of India to Fight Covid 19.

Under the strong and able leadership of our Honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, Govt of India has initiated proactively every possible measure to contain the spread of Covid-19 in the country. I am hopeful that GJEPC’s contribution towards PM-CARES fund can make a difference to several initiatives undertaken by the Govt. towards relief of Covid 19.

The economic situation of our country and that of several industries has taken a severe beating. We have also called upon our members, trade associates, Gem & Jewellery associations to come forward and donate generously to the PM-CARES Fund.”


GJEPC is the Apex body of Gem & Jewellery Trade in India sponsored by Ministry of Commerce Govt of India , with 7000 Members across the country. The Council has offices across Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Kolkatta, Jaipur and Surat. The Council spearheads USD40 Billion Gems & Jewellery Industry and plays pivotal role in Promoting sectoral exports, Policy Recommendations to the Govt on behalf of the trade, Provide sustainable Development through infrastructure development and CSR, promote Self Regulation through MyKYC and is the Nodal Agency for Kimberley Process in India. Education and Research is provided through 5 IIGJs and Laboratories across India. For more information log on to www.gjepc.org.

For more information on the Release, contact Ms Dolly Choudhary, Director, Promotions & Marketing, GJEPC: dolly@gjepcindia.com/9987753823


Courtesy: Retail Jeweller India News Service

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