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IIGJ - Full-fledged training institute opens in Jaipur
The institute will offer multiple courses including some by GIA
By: Diamond World News Service
Dec 14 2010 8:09PM
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Jaipur welcomed a new training centre for its gem and jewellery industry - Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery (IIGJ), which was inaugurated on December 13, 2010, in Sitapura, Jaipur, at the hands of Hon. Chief Minister of Rajasthan Shri Ashok Gehlot . Prominent jewellers of the city, many of whom have provided support to the project, attended the inauguration.

Previously, the city was home to Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council’s Jewellery Product Development Centre (JPDC), a smaller initiative in the form of a training institute, for the gem and jewellery industry. However, IIGJ, which is also an initiative of the GJEPC is projected as a new landmark for the Jaipur city, which is housed in a dedicated building of its own, and offering multiple courses from designing of jewellery to manufacturing the final piece . GIA too has slated to conduct courses in a classroom dedicated to GIA, with faculty from Mumbai. GIA plans to offer 30 percent scholarship to students for GIA Courses at the IIGJ, Jaipur .

Rajiv Jain, Chairman, GJEPC and Vijay Choradia, Hon.Secretary -IIGJ said, “ It is a dream come true for us . We started with a very small center of JPDC and handfull of students few years back, which is now transformed in this mega campus . “.

At the event, Chief minister Shri Ashok Gehlot also confirmed an allotment of land for a hostel facility near the institute, to accommodate students outside Jaipur vicinity .

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