20 May 2019
DiamondWorld Directory
Home |
News
Home
IIG Hosts a Tete-A-Tete with South India’s Foremost Jeweller
K Srinivasan, Chairman and Managing Director, Emerald Jewel Industries shared valuable insights about his illustrious journey through the jewellery industry.
By: Diamond World News Service
|
Oct 8 2018 11:39AM
|
Reference: 16701  

DecreaseIncrease

The International Institute of Gemology (IIG), the city’s leading gemology institute hosted K Srinivasan, Chairman and Managing Director - Emerald Jewel Industries for an enlightening discussion. 

Srinivasan shared valuable insights about his illustrious journey through the jewellery industry. He started out as a salesman at a jewellery store in Coimbatore, at a monthly salary of Rs 100 in 1984. 34 years later, K. Srinivasan is the Managing Director of Emerald Jewel Industry India — Coimbatore’s largest jeweller, and a reputed name in South India. From jewellery retailers to aspiring designers, he guided each one of the students about building a lucrative career in the gems and jewellery industry.

Headed by Managing Director, Rahul Desai, IIG traces its roots to a cutting and polishing factory established by Kantilal Desai in 1965. The factory imparted valuable training to its 500-strong workforce and eventually transformed into a full-fledged gems and jewellery institute called Shri Rajendra Diamond Classes (SRDC) in the early 1980s.

The institute has already trained over 1,00,000 students from around the world since its inception and is affiliated with the University of Mumbai. While it now functions under the new brand identity of IIG, it continues to offer in-depth courses on gems, diamonds, jewellery designing and merchandising.

Have Your Say
* Your view
* Name:
* Email:
* Town/city:
* Country/State:
Advertisement
HouseAd_Trade Fair
Search News by City
Advertisement
Kosher 23460
Advertisement
HouseAd_Trade Fair
Recent Issue
2019
AVAILABLE NOW...!
Advertisement
Kosher 23460
News in Pictures
Videos
Sparkly Jewels at Oscars 2019
Pictures: 19
Golden Globes 2018
Pictures: 15
Spotted: Who Wore What (December 2018)
Pictures: 4
India Diamond Week
Pictures: 8
Spotted: Who Wore What (October 2018)
Pictures: 7
Spotted: Who Wore What (September 2018)
Pictures: 6
70th Emmy Awards
Pictures: 11
35th India International Jewellery Show 2018
Pictures: 46
Spotted: Who Wore What (August 2018)
Pictures: 4
Spotted: Who Wore What (July 2018)
Pictures: 5
JJS - IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2015 powered by GIA
Views: 13724
GJEPC Chairman Interview
Views: 12569
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2012 - Part 1
Views: 19460
Promo for IJ Awards 2012 at NDTV Profit
Views: 31984
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2012- Part 2
Views: 35025
Couture India 2016 - A Business Boutique Show by IJ Magazine
Views: 10182
Savjibhai Dholakiya, Surat Businessman (Diamond Merchant) speaks in Vibrant 2015
Views: 33381
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2013 - NDTV Video
Views: 31520
Advertisement
KGK_Antwepr
Advertisement
Big Sub-IJ/DW
Member of:
Supporter of: