As the new Chairman of GJC, Anantha Padmanabhan has big plans for the industry and he shares with IJ his immediate plan of action
In a GJC-COA meeting held on 3rd January, Anantha Padmanabhan, MD, NAC Jewellers has been elected as the Chairman
Executive Chairman of DMCC, Ahmed Bin Sulayem to inaugurate the show.
The Chairman also called upon Training Institutes to join hands with GJSCI towards imparting skilling as an Assessment Agency or Training Partner as all the curriculum and qualification packs are aligned to NSQF levels based on international standards.
All India Gems &Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) along with GJSCI to help Tihar Jail inmates to become jewellery artisans.
The CBI charged former Chairman-cum-Managing Director R K Dubey and two of the then executive directors of the Canara Bank of cheating and forgery in the alleged loan default of over Rs 68 crore sanctioned in 2013.
According to All India Gem and Jewellery Domestic Council's zonal Chairman Shankar Sen, there are around 500 hallmarking centres across the country at present and 70 per cent of these are located in metropolitan cities.
The All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) has unanimously elected Mr. Anantha Padmanaban as its Vice Chairman. Mr. Padmanaban is currently Zonal Chairman – South and he is the Managing Director of NAC Jewellers, Chennai.
The show witnesses 14,500 pre-registrations on Day 1 as compared to 11,000 last year. The Council expects the registration to be over 16000 by the end of the show.
Other elected members include, Ashok Seth Regional Chairman Northern Region, Diamond Panel members include Manish Jivani, Milan T Choksi, and Sanju Kothari
Traders from India as well as abroad are rooting for their favourite contenders
Nominations for Vice Chairman & Chairman have been received and the voting process will commence in January.
Mr. Navrattan Kothari, Patriarch, KGK Group and Mr. Sanjay Kothari, Vice Chairman, KGK Group received the coveted award at the gala event held at the InterContinental, Hong Kong.
Industry looking forward to this day, as it is just before GST, says Nitin Khandelwal, Chairman GJF.
The best IIGJ Chairman’s Trophy was awarded to Shiv Chandan, Ms. Oneza Chauhan was declared the second runner up and Ms. Kushali Patel was announced as the third runner up for their consistent performance during their course.
GJF COA installation ceremony was graced by Ajay Sancheti, Hon. Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) and Dr. Vedprakash Mishra.
Founder and Chairman of the company, Arun Kaigaonkar has been one of the notable personalities of Indian gems and jewellery fraternity.
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