Ashok Seth, Regional Chairman, GJEPC – North Region; Ashok Kumar Suri, General Secretary, Delhi NCR Jewellers Committee and Amit Kapoor, GIA GG, AJP, GIA Pearls Graduate and Associate Vice President – Jewelry, Saffron Art Pvt. Ltd. were the chief guests for the ceremony and handed over the certificates to the students.
Addressing the students, Ashok Seth, Chairman, GJEPC – North Region shared his years of experience in the gem and jewellery industry and said, “Each year India’s presence in the gem and jewellery sector is only becoming stronger. India is one of the most preferred destinations for gems and jewellery globally. This has led to a huge demand for skilled manpower. This is where world-class institutes like GIA play a crucial role in providing skill-based education to help India meet international demand.”
Ashok Kumar Suri, General Secretary, Delhi NCR Jewellers Committee, said, “GIA India has played a leading role in providing gem and jewellery education in the country. GIA’s education programmes are a right mix of theory and practical training, which is highly commendable. I welcome all the students to the gem and jewellery industry and wish them success.”
Amit Kapoor, GIA GG, AJP, GIA Pearls Graduate and Associate Vice President – Jewelry, Saffron Art Pvt. Ltd. added, “GIA empowers the students with knowledge and skill to succeed in the jewellery industry. The delivery of content and practical skill imparted is world-class. My hearty congratulations to all GIA Diamond Graduates."
GIA Graduate Diamonds Diploma Program students.
In his message to the students, Apoorva Deshingkar, Senior Director – Education and Market Development, congratulated the students and said, “GIA, for decades, has been the preferred institute to acquire gemmological knowledge for jewellers across generations. The gem and jewellery sector is a highly skill-based field and our programmes provide the time-tested skills and latest knowledge updated using cutting-edge research. In our sincere attempt to make the students industry-ready they also acquire a sense of professionalism and integrity. This prepares them to operate with high ethical and professional standards.”
The GIA Graduate Diamonds Diploma Program examines the technical expertise needed to grade, buy, and sell diamonds with the insight of a seasoned professional. This diploma programme explores the GIA diamond grading procedures to assess the 4Cs – color, clarity, cut and carat weight – and how they affect diamond value. Students use professional diamond grading equipment for the purposes of examining a diamond’s quality characteristics to grade and identify diamonds.