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GJEPC interacts with jewellery industry in W. Bengal
Takes steps to achieve the vision of India as a leading jewellery supplier to the world
By: Diamond World News Service
Aug 31 2017 8:53AM
Reference: 15548  

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) conducted a meeting with jewellers and representatives of various jewellery associations, and government officials in Kolkata, reports suggest. West Bengal is among the prominent centers for gold jewellery manufacturing in India. The agenda of the meeting centered around 'How to achieve No. 1 Status in Jewellery Exports’, as per reports.

GJEPC Chairman Praveenshankar Pandya addressed the gathering which was graced by Dr. Amit Mitra, Hon’ble Finance Minister of the Government of West Bengal.

The GJEPC with the encouragement of the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, envisions to see India grow as the leading jewellery supplier to the world and achieve jewellery exports worth US$ 60 billion by 2022, reports add.

GJEPC focused on encouraging talent in design, manufacturing and merchandising among jewellery manufacturers to upgrade the quality quotient; which is reflected in the establishment of the Common Facility Centres (CFCs) where advanced technology and facilities can be commonly used by independent manufacturers as needed, as per reports. Mr. Pandya expressed plans to set up three CFCs in West Bengal. GJEPC was assured support towards its initiatives by Dr. Mitra, reports add.

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