Malabar Gold, C. Krishniah Chetty, G.R.Thanga Maligai, Mehta Emporium, KK Jewels, Kulthiaa, Sona Chandi amongst winners of the 9th edition of GJC’s National Jewellery Awards (NJA)
5 million people work in the G&J industry that is worth $40 billion and contributes around 7 per cent to our nation’s GDP
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IIJS Signature 2020 to have special design pavilion featuring works of women entrepreneurs and upcoming designers
The platform will be a great experience for our designers and entrepreneurs to network and meet buyers from India and abroad
The Board of Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery Jaipur welcomed the new Chairman, Dr Nawal Kishore Agrawal during the Board Meeting held that took place on Jan 4, 2020.
BVC Clearance, a BVC Logistics enterprise has been awarded the Best Customs Broker of the Year 2019 award at the 46th India Gem & Jewellery Awards (IGJA) 2019 organized by the GJEPC
India’s exports of gems and jewellery are largely concentrated in the United States, UAE and Hong Kong which together account for as much as 80 per cent of the shipments
IJES will bring an outstanding incitement in jewellery industry for “Make in India” and for Global Markets by bringing in best international and Indian experts
Expansion of scope of ECIS by ECGC to banks lending to exports, is an encouraging step towards resolving the finance woes of the G&J sector: GJEPC
GJEPC applauds and welcomes the announcements made by Hon’ble Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to boost exports
In Union Budget 2019-20, gold import duty was raised to 12.50 percent to 10 percent while GST on jewellery was fixed at 3 percent as compared to 1 percent under the previous tax regime
Its presence at the IIJS Premier 2019 helped raise awareness around the rapidly growing scope and opportunities of this industry among aspiring students and professionals
Craft Pavilion at IIJS 2019, taking the initiative to revive traditional artforms of Indian jewellery
GJSCI has taken onus of nurturing the dying art form of Indian Jewellery. Several skill development initiatives to increase skilled workforce in jewellery industry
This decision proceeds from a spate of complaints on impure 24 carat bars being received by jewellery makers from states like Delhi, UP, MP and Maharashtra
Customs clarifies that Gems and jewellery carried for international exhibitions now exempted from IGST
This comes into effect post several representations by the GJEPC to the Ministry of Finance, Department of Revenue, Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs
The 2nd Edition of IJW – ZAVERI BAZAAR, the most successful and cost effective business concept that brings further ease for Manufacturers & Wholesalers as they can display maximum product range to buyers without any trouble of logistics, security, insurance & stall construction hassles
As Mumbai practically came to a standstill owing to incessant rains over the last 24 hours, the gems and jewellery industry got together at the Manthan conclave today to learn from the best of the best
IBJA's representation in the Ministry and RBI on gold related matters has been a path breaking work under Bharatiya's leadership
GJEPC has asked for a reduction in import duty on Cut and Polished Diamonds & Precious and Semi-Precious Gemstones from 7.5% to 2.5% and on Gold from 10% to 4%
The Council indicated that it would seek continued support from the Government for major constructive reforms on international trade policies, ease of doing business, domestic bank financing and manufacturing/technological impetus for the gem & jewellery exporters and entrepreneurs
Union Minister Shri Suresh Prabhu inaugurates Indian Institute of Gems & Jewellery, Udupi IIGJ Udupi is the 6th training institute set up by GJEPC
With over 100 retail stores and engaging workforce of over 5,000 artisans and craftsmen, Udupi boasts of a rich jewellery lineage. IIGJ Udupi has been set up by GJEPC in association with National Institute of Design (NID), Ahmedabad
With a view of aligning the goal of PM “Make in India vision” to the gems & jewellery sector, GJEPC’s initiative aims at making India a global gem & jewellery manufacturing hub by promoting local artisans and indigenous design & production.
The grand finale of the 8 th edition of the country’s biggest and most eagerly awaited gems and jewellery awards were bigger and grander than ever before
Union Minister Shri Suresh Prabhu unveils GJEPC’s Parichay Card for gem & jewellery sector workers, artisans and craftsmen in India
GJEPC creates “Swasthya Kosh” a special fund to offer health insurance to Parichay card holders & their family
The Innovation & Incubation center is being established to foster a culture of research and entrepreneurship amongst the student community who have undergone a jewellery study program at any of the IIGJS.
Under the guidance of Alok Chaturvedi, director general, DGFT, 14 jewellers will meet in Delhi today to discuss the formation of a local gem & jewellery body
As the new Chairman of GJC, Anantha Padmanabhan has big plans for the industry and he shares with IJ his immediate plan of action
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.
IIJS, Asia’s leading Gem & Jewellery trade exhibition organised by GJEPC concludes providing healthy lifeline to trade at a crucial time.
The preparation for the competition started with a registration process, where about more than 150 candidates across India registered themselves for the WorldSkills Competition. The competition is scheduled to happen in Kazan, Russia, 2019.
Commerce & Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu chaired the meeting to discuss the nuances of the formation of domestic council for the G&J industry.
The countrys gems and jewellery exports contracted by 8 per cent to about USD 32.72 billion in 2017-18 owing to demand slowdown in major markets, including the US.
Gems & Jewellery Exports from India reported USD 40972.36 mn in FY18 vis-a-vis USD 43,157.11 mn in FY17
The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) of India, announced the performance figures for the Indian Gems & Jewellery Sector for FY 20017-18. The Indian Gem and Jewellery industry has witnessed a decline of 5.06 % with total gem & jewellery exports recorded at USD 40972.36 million (Rs. 264130.64 crores ) as compared to USD 43,157.11 million ( Rs. 289207.47 crores) in the same period last year.
The RBI ban on Letter of Undertaking (LoU) as a trade finance instrument, will not have much impact on the gems and jewellery industry in West Bengal, but a hike in bank's credit margin may hurt the business, a GJEPC official said.
'Such vast irregularity without any detection across several financial periods are extremely surprising and unreasonable': GJEPC
The GJEPC, the apex council for the gems & jewellery industry releases a statement on PNB fraud; whille expressing its faith in the Indian banking system, the statement also places onus on the banking system for having neglected an irregularity of this magnitude for such a long period.
The proposed Jewellery Park will be established in Navi Mumbai. An MoU to this effect was signed between GJEPC & MIDC at the ongoing Convergence, ‘Magnetic
The All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) has unanimously elected Mr. Anantha Padmanaban as its Vice Chairman
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.
Welcoming the Budget, the gems and jewellery industry said positive focus on the rural economy and estimated growth of GDP to 7.2-7.5 per cent will boost demand.
Union Budget Favourable for Gold but Detrimental for the Diamond & Gemstone Industry Owing to Doubling of Customs Duty to 5 Per Cent
While announcements for gold seemed positive, the industry mourns the Government’s decision to increase customs duty to 5 per cent on polished diamonds as well as gemstones.
The Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery (IIGJ), Varanasi, an educational venture of the Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) starts its maiden operation in the historical city of art and culture, Varanasi.
The commerce ministry has pitched for reduction in import duty on gold in the forthcoming Budget with an aim to promote gold jewellery exports, a senior government official said.
Other elected members include, Ashok Seth Regional Chairman Northern Region, Diamond Panel members include Manish Jivani, Milan T Choksi, and Sanju Kothari
The 4th edition of PMI in the Smart City promises to be Bigger & Better in terms of Business Orientation than ever before
GJF presents the bigger and better avatar of its eagerly awaited business networking event - The Preferred Manufacturer of India (PMI) in Pune from 8th to 10th January 2018 at the J W Marriott Hotel.
Gems and jewellery exports saw a 4.8 per cent dip at USD 22.43 billion during April- November this year owing to demand slowdown in major markets, including the US.
The Election Process for GJEPC Chairman & Vice Chairman Underway; all Nominations Received & Voting Process to Begin in January
Nominations for Vice Chairman & Chairman have been received and the voting process will commence in January.
Chairman Praveenshankar Pandya, during his recent visit to Kerala to inaugurate the Kerala Jewellery show, announced to set up Common Facility Center (CFC) at Thrissur, Kerala.
Indias gems and jewellery exports rose by over 11% to USD 6.78 billion during the first two months of the current fiscal, largely driven by demand in major markets like the US.
GJSCI organized a Training Partners Meet to discuss priorities of the coming year along with the updates on various schemes and benefits.
PMI showcases Variety of New Designs, Innovative Creations and Extraordinary Jewellery Collections in Gold & Diamond
An opportunity for distinguished Hand-made Jewellers, Manufacturers and leading Retailers.
Higher demand in the Middle-East and South-East Asia could help India’s gems and jewellery export grow this fiscal to about USD 42 billion.
According to the MOU, IIGJ – Jaipur will act as an RPL training facilitator, JAJ as Mobilization Agency and GJSCI will act as Project Implementation Agency (PIA).
GJF & industry delegates submits GST representation to the Bihar Finance Minister Abdul Bari Siddiqui & Commercial Tax Minister Bijendra Prasad Yadav
All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation seeks GST of 1.25 per cent for the gems & jewellery sector
IIGJ Andheri conducts 10th Convocation Ceremony Of The Diploma In Jewellery Design &Manufacturing Technology
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.
Under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojna, GJSCI initiates implementation of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) Program in SEEPZ
The aim behind this initiative is to uplift the karigars of gems & jewellery industry in India.
The seminar was, especially organised for the non-members of the Council who are doing business in an unorganised manner, but have played a significant role by contributing to the success of the “Make in India” initiative.