Articles tagged under: Diamonds

Surat Diamond Bourse project may be ready for inauguration by April 2022

January 01, 2022
Surat Diamond Bourse project may be ready for inauguration by April 2022

Surat: The inauguration of Surat Diamond Bourse is likely to take place in April 2022 at the hands of Prime Minister Narendrabhai Modi. Surat diamond bourse  is part of Rs 2900 crore Surat DREAM city project.  About per cent work of under-construction Surat diamond bourse has been completed. The gardening, interior, cleaning and finishing works are pending and likely to be completed by March or April 2022. The size of construction is about 66 lakh square feet. There are 9 towers with 15 flo...Read More

3-day Gems and Jewelleries Exhibition kicks off in Surat

November 27, 2021
3-day Gems and Jewelleries Exhibition kicks off in Surat

Surat: Union Minister of State for railways and textiles Darshana Jardosh today inaugurated the 3-day gems and jewelleries exhibition at Sarsana convention centre, Surat organised by Surat Jewellery Manufacturers Association. Over 200 manufacturers have participated in this 3-day exhibition from 27th to 29th November. An umbrella of natural diamonds of 175 carat weight of the cost of Rs 20 lakh has become a centre of attraction in the exhibition. It is made of 12 thousand diamonds and 450-gr...Read More

Surat to have a World Jewelry Trade Centre

August 30, 2021
Surat to have a World Jewelry Trade Centre

Surat: Icchapore in Surat will have a world jewellery trade centre spreading across 60 thousand yards of land. The then Chief Minister of Gujarat Narendrabhai Modi had allotted the land of Ichchhapor GIDC to Gujarat Diamond Bourse for the construction of jewellery park in year 2004. The UPA government had given permission for a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) status for the same but the project of jewellery park couldn’t materialize due to recession in the diamond business in 2008-2009. Later ...Read More

Rupani presents 46th India Gems & Jewellery Awards to 42 entrepreneurs

August 27, 2021
Rupani presents 46th India Gems & Jewellery Awards to 42 entrepreneurs

Surat(Information): Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today presented awards to 42 entrepreneurs from all over India, including Surat, Mumbai and Delhi, in different categories at the 46th India Gems & Jewellery Awards function organised by the Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) and sponsored by Union Commerce and Industries Ministry at Surat. Speaking at the function at the Diamond City premises, he said the Indian diamond polishing and jewellery industry has shown to the ...Read More

Surat gets India’s first auction house by GJEPC

August 11, 2021
Surat gets India’s first auction house by GJEPC

Surat : Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) will have its first Auction House developed on the fourth floor of Titanium Square in Vesu area of city on August 16. GJEPC has developed the Auction House at the cost of Rs 4 crores in 2200 square feet space. The rent of this auction house will be Rs 1 lakh per day. The first booking has been received for August 18. The Auction House has 15 cabins including a conference room, an administrative room, Navratna Gallery, Safe Depos...Read More

3 Months Extension for Re import of Cut and Polished Diamonds

July 12, 2020
3 Months Extension for Re import of Cut and Polished Diamonds

New Delhi: In view of COVID-19 pandemic situation, the Government today extended relief to gems and jewellery sector by relaxing the requirement of re-import of cut and polished diamonds, which have been sent abroad for certification and grading, by three months. CBIC said that this extended time period would be available to exporters to bring back cut and polished diamonds after due certification and grading by specified laboratories abroad. This extension shall apply to all cut and polished...Read More

Import – Export of diamonds in Surat significantly up this year compared to 2018

October 09, 2019
Import – Export of diamonds in Surat significantly up this year compared to 2018

According to figures announced by Surat Diamond Bourse, the city of Surat witnessed increase in import and export of diamonds in year 2019-20 compared to same period in previous year. While import of diamond increased by Rs. 3,783 crore this year compared to previous year, export also witnessed increase of Rs. 233 crore this year. By the month of August in year 2018, Rs. 14,491.91 crore rough diamonds were imported through 7,101 registered orders in addition to import of Rs. 11.92 crore cu...Read More

Box of diamond containing around 99 carat of precious gem stolen during International exhibition in Surat

December 15, 2018
Box of diamond containing around 99 carat of precious gem stolen during International exhibition in Surat

Surat: A box of diamond containing around 99 carat of the precious gem worth around Rs 6 lakhs were stolen during a well known international diamond exhibition 'Sparkle International 2018' organized in Sarsana area of this southern city of Gujarat which is also known as the diamond city of India due to large presence of related cutting and polishing Industries. The 3 day exhibition to be concluded on December 17, was inaugurated yesterday only. Police Inspector of Khatodara polic...Read More

PM addresses Hari Krishna Skill India Incentive Ceremony at Surat via video

October 25, 2018

Surat: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today addressed Hari Krishna Skill India Incentive Ceremony function held at Surat live via video. In this function, 600 employees of major diamond firm Hari Krishna Exports Pvt Ltd. were given cars as Diwali bonus. Employees came on stage with family members and received keys of cars. Savjibhai Dholakiya, owner of Hari Krishna Exports presented car keys to staff members. Prime Minister himself presented car keys to two handicapped women staffers and ...Read More

Diamond company in Gujarat to give 600 cars to staffers as Diwali bonus tomorrow, PM Modi may attend the event via video

October 24, 2018
Diamond company in Gujarat to give 600 cars to staffers as Diwali bonus tomorrow, PM Modi may attend the event via video

Surat: Hari Krishna Exports Ltd, a Diamond manufacturing and exporting company with manufacturing units at Surat in Gujarat, would distribute 600 cars to its as many employees as annual Diwali bonus tomorrow during an event here which would also be joined by PM Narendra Modi through video conferencing. Owner of the company with its sales head-office in Mumbai, Savji Dhanji Dholakia today said that this was part of the company's policy to appreciate the contribution of employees. ...Read More

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