Thursday 31 March 2016

#‎AOJNewsUpdate‬ : There has been false rumours circulating about meeting with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

#‎AOJNewsUpdate‬ : IBJA has not got any invitation for meeting with the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Alrosa christens 83.59-carat diamond as ‘Mothers of Russia

Russian diamond miner Alrosa has named an 83.59-carat diamond Mothers of Russia. The diamond was recovered in mid-February from the Yubileynaya pipe, and extracted by the Aikhal Mining and Processing Division at the Processing.......Read More

#AOJQuote‬ of the day 31st March 2016

“Before the strike, we used to work on more than 25 lakh pieces of jewellery in a month. Due to this indefinite strike, across India, hallmarking centres have made losses amounting to more than Rs 6cr.”

Harshad Ajmera, President, Indian Association of Hallmarking Centres (IAHC)

GJSCI initiates Project Vanika to facilitate training and skilling in jewellery for tribal women

 Gem & Jewellery Skill Council of India (GJSCI) announced Project Vanika in Palghar by entering a tri party alliance with Imitation Jewellery Manufacturers Association (IJMA) & Aasmant Foundation to facilitate training and skilling of 4000 tribal women in the next three years in imitation/fashion jewellery manufacturing.....Read More

Muthoot Exim launches gold recycling centre in Ahmedabad

Muthoot Exim Pvt Ltd, the precious metals division of the Muthoot Pappachan Group (MPG), sees more household gold coming in for recycling as the government aggressively promotes its gold monetisation scheme.....Read More

Hallmarking operation disrupted due to jewellers strike

The nationwide strike by jewellers against the proposed 1% excise duty on non-silver jewellery has affected several other major stakeholders in the industry. Operations at hallmarking centres, which are a major service provider in the jewellery industry, have been entirely disrupted for almost a month now,...Read More

Delhi CM meets Pranab Mukherjee over excise on jewellery; says it will encourage ‘Inspector Raj’

Delhi Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal yesterday met the President of India and asked to intervene on the budget proposal of the union Government to impose one per cent excise duty on jewellery....Read More

Narendra Modi Visits Antwerp Diamond Center

During a visit to Belgium, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has met with members of the Board of Directors of the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC), the umbrella organization for the Antwerp diamond industry. The meeting signified the importance of....Read More