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India Forms Skill Council for Gem & Jewelry Sector

Aims to train 4 million people by 2022.
Jan 16, 2012 2:43 AM   By Dilipp S Nag
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RAPAPORT... The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) on Monday announced the formation of Gem & Jewellery Skill Council of India (GJSCI) to enhance and upgrade the skills of workers.

''The entire gem and jewelry industry of India had been pitching for GJSCI with National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) for the last few months,'' said Rajiv Jain, GJEPC’s chairman. ''It will go a long way in training and enhancing the skills of artisans, and help the industry overcome the shortage of skilled manpower.''

GJSCI, promoted under the sponsorship of NSDC, is a joint venture of GJEPC, the All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF), Seepz Gems and the Jewellery of Manufacturers' Association (SGJMA) and Jewellers Association of Jaipur (JJA).

GJSCI will have 11 directors from the industry and two from the government on  its governing council. Of the 11 industry directors, five will be nominated by GJEPC, four by GJF and one each by SGJMA and JJA.

Currently, the gem and jewelry sector in India employs around 3.4 million and GJSCI aims to train 4.07 million people by 2022.
Tags: Dilipp S Nag, gem, GJEPC, GJSCI, jewellery, Jewelry, Rajiv Jain, Skill Council
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