GJTCI Excellence Awards- 6th Edition

Date:2018-10-06 12:42:53

Published By:Jayesh

Ahmedabad-The 6th Edition of GJTCI Excellence Awards got concluded in Ahmedabad, Gujarat on October 2, 2018 to coincide with the 150th birth anniversary of eternal leader Mahatama Gandhi. GJTCI Excellence Awards recognised individuals making a contribution in transforming the Gem and jewellery Industry. A total of twenty (22) awards were given during the official award ceremony. As a Trade Council, GJTCI periodically recognizes individuals and groups who have made significant contributions to the Gem and Jewellery, to appreciate their contribution, and promote excellence.

Present at the ceremony were Honourable Mr. Pankaj Modi, Information Department, Govt. of Gujarat, Mr John Geeveargese, President YMCA, Mr. Jaimin Vasa, President GCCI, and over 300 participants that included Board of Directors of GJC, IBJA, GJEPC and other dignitaries.

This year, to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Father of Nation, Mahatama Gandhi, a spinning wheel made of pure silver studded with Swarovski Gemstones was displayed along with other antique artworks and jewellery pieces. 9.5 Kg silver was used along with 6500 stones to make the Charkha. The Charkha was designed in Rajkot, by Mr. Manish Bhindi of Bhindi Manufacturers.

The council was established in the year 2000 and since then it is organizing Educational & Social program. The president of Gem and Jewellery Trade Council of India, Shri Shantibhai Patel has always been experimental, finding different ways to escalate the gem and jewellery industry from last four decades. During the conversation, he says, ‘The growth in every industry leads to the growth of the country. The intention for this program is to contribute in the growth of Gujarat’s gem and jewellery sector. Through this function, we also promote the artwork of the craftsmen in Gujarat. We dedicate this event to all the craftsmen. ’

As a tribute to Mahatama Gandhiji, a special fashion sequence on Khadi was performed by GJTCI, with handmade Khadi clothes and jewellery designed by Mrs Arpita Patel, Head of Education Dept., GJTCI.

Ms. Manali Arora, Project Head said “Shri Shantibai Patel has been the driving force behind this whole process. His vision, interest and hard work has once again culminated in another success story”. The event was presented by Jewel Star and Powered by Sequel Logistics.




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