Articles tagged under: Diamond industry

What would reopen in Surat, what would not, which conditions to apply

May 19, 2020

Surat: Surat City Mayor and Municipal Commissioner today held a meeting with representatives of various industries and markets and took some important decisions on reopening. - Textile and diamond markets to reopen in odd-even manner with half staff capacity. - Diamond markets will not be allowed to reopen in open to sky manner. - Processing units can operate in the night but curfew will be in implementation during 7 pm to 7 am. - If more than one persons is found Covid19 posit...Read More

Movement from Surat to other districts of Gujarat to be allowed from Thursday: Minister

May 05, 2020
Movement from Surat to other districts of Gujarat to be allowed from Thursday: Minister

Gandhinagar: Movement of migrants from Surat to other districts in Saurashtra and north Gujarat will be allowed from Thursday, State cabinet minister Ganpat Vasava told media persons. Minister Vasava said, 'today at Surat district collector office, a meeting was held to allow inter-district movement. Online application will need to be filed online. Initially only luxury buses will be allowed. Detail instructions will be issued later. Online applications will be accepted from tomorrow and in...Read More

Gujarat govt mulling to allow Surat to Saurashtra travel; important announcements made today

May 04, 2020
Gujarat govt mulling to allow Surat to Saurashtra travel; important announcements made today

Gandhinagar: The Government of Gujarat may soon come out with a guideline to allow movement of people from Surat to various districts of Saurashtra. Secretary of Chief Minister's Office, Ashwani Kumar shared following details: - Surat has large population of Saurashtra origin diamond industry workers. Many of such diamond artisans want to return to their native places in Saurashtra. - At present no permission has been given for movement from Surat to various districts of Saurashtra su...Read More

Laborers again protest at Surat Dream City Diamond Bourse construction site

April 28, 2020

Surat: A group of construction labourers protested and pelted stones at the office of Dream City Diamond Bourse in Surat, alleging that they were made to work amid Coronavirus Lockdown. Workers also demanded that they be sent back to their native places. This is not first time that they have staged violent protest. Earlier too the labourers had created ruckus over demand to go back to their native places. It's worth noting that the State government has permitted construction to go ahead with con...Read More

Diamond trader to leave worldly life, become monk with wife and two daughters in Surat

January 24, 2020
Diamond trader to leave worldly life, become monk with wife and two daughters in Surat

Surat: Husband, wife and two daughters - all four members of a super rich family in Surat is going to leave worldly life to become Jain monk on January 29 under Acharya Gunratnasurishwar Maharaj saheb. Diamond trader Vijay maheta, his wife Sangita and two daughters will take diksha to become Jain monks in a function in Pal area. Mahta is originally from Sui village of Banaskantha district of North Gujarat. He had diamond businss worth crores of Rupees of turnover but he scaled down it for la...Read More

SGCCI delegation meets PM Modi in New Delhi, discuss the issues pertaining to industries

December 28, 2019
SGCCI delegation meets PM Modi in New Delhi, discuss the issues pertaining to industries

Surat: A group of 11 leaders of Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SGCCI) called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday. The delegation members instead of presenting bouquet or shawl, presented Surat's famous Andhali Vani Ponk to Prime Minister. The PM on receiving ponk said, 'it seems ponk season has started in Surat'. Ponk or Paunk is a Gujarati snack made from tender roasted sorghum grains. SGCCI delegation thanked Prime Minister for custom notified a...Read More

‘Morbi the best model in Gujarat for export, not Surat’

December 28, 2019
‘Morbi the best model in Gujarat for export, not Surat’

Gandhinagar: Suvidh Shah, Assistant Director General of Foreign Trade ADGFT - Directorate General of Foreign Trade speaking here on Friday said the role model for DGFT in Gujarat is Morbi and not Surat because while Surat registers Rs. 7,000 crore export of textile and diamond combined, Morbi registers Rs. 10,000 crore export of tiles only. Speaking at The Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Shah said, 'Morbi is witnessing growth, though it is a small district. India's first w...Read More

In pics/video: Gujarat CM, Dy CM riding Jet Ski at newly developed water-rich lake in Amreli with Savjibhai Dholakia

September 08, 2019
In pics/video: Gujarat CM, Dy CM riding Jet Ski at newly developed water-rich lake in Amreli with Savjibhai Dholakia

Amreli: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today were seen on Jet Ski in a lake body at Dudhala village of rural Amreli district in Saurashtra region. While Rupani was on driving seat with Surat based diamons baron Savjibhai Dholakia on his back, Nitin Patel choose to ride on back seat in another round. Gujarat government developed this lake in partnership with Surat based diamond baron Savjibhai Dholakia who hails from Amreli, under Sujalam Sufalam ...Read More

Live: PM Modi inaugurates Rasilaben Sevantilal Shah Venus Hospital in Surat

January 30, 2019

Surat: Live video feed of Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurating multi super speciality Rasilaben Sevantilal Shah Venus Hospital in Surat. The hospital is located near Lal Darwaja Flyover at Ring Road in Surat. DeshGujarat Read More

Accused arrested for diamond theft in Sparkle 2018 exhibition in Surat is lecturer in U.P. based Engineering college

December 17, 2018
Accused arrested for diamond theft in Sparkle 2018 exhibition in Surat is lecturer in U.P. based Engineering college

Surat: A thief arrested for stealing Rs. 6 lakh value of diamonds from Sparkle 2018 diamond exhibition here has turned out to be a 38-year old lecturer working in IFTM University at Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh. According to Crime Branch ACP R.R. Sarvaiya, accused Prabhunash Virendradev Mishra(38) is resident of Saketnagar in district Deoria in Uttar Pradesh. He was arrested from Kadodara. Police has recovered Rs. 6 lakh diamond from his possession. Prabhunath has completed M.Tech. He teaches ...Read More

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