21 Sep 2021
DiamondWorld Directory
Home |
Diamond companies lure migrant labourers back to Surat with 10% increment in wages
Production of polished diamonds down by 20%
By: Diamond World News Service
Jul 6 2021 11:26AM
Reference: 25697  


Dinesh Navadiya, regional chairman (Gujarat) of Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) told the Economic Times newspaper, "Production of polished diamonds got affected in the second wave of covid and it is still down by 20 per cent. We want the migrant workers to return but unless the Kharif sowing is over, they are unlikely to come back."

Owing to the second wave of Covid1-19, production of polished diamonds has fallen by 20 per cent and is yet to recover. Many migrant labourers have gone back to their villages have taken to farming Kharif crops. 

Diamond companies are hence offering a 10 per cent hike in their wages to lure them back to Surat so that demand can be met. 

Follow DiamondWorld on Instagram: @diamondworldnet
Follow DiamondWorld on Twitter: @diamondworldnet
Follow DiamondWorld on Facebook: @diamondworldnet
Have Your Say
* Your view
* Name:
* Email:
* Town/city:
* Country/State:
*  Company:
*  Name:
*  Mobile:
*  Email:
Subscribe for DiamondWorld weekly Newsletter
Search News by City
Kosher 23460
Kosher 23460
Recent Issue
Kosher 23460
News in Pictures
Young Diamantaires
Pictures: 16
Stunning Jewellery from Cannes 2019
Pictures: 24
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
JJS - IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2015 powered by GIA
Views: 29880
Diamond World Expert Hour with Evgeny Agureev, Deputy CEO, ALROSA
Views: 6207
GJEPC Chairman Interview
Views: 26192
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2012 - Part 1
Views: 35843
Promo for IJ Awards 2012 at NDTV Profit
Views: 49744
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2012- Part 2
Views: 62968
Couture India 2016 - A Business Boutique Show by IJ Magazine
Views: 20193
Savjibhai Dholakiya, Surat Businessman (Diamond Merchant) speaks in Vibrant 2015
Views: 47756
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2013 - NDTV Video
Views: 46858
GIA 2021
DW Whatsapp Sub sq
Member of:
Supporter of: