Gemfields’ Yogesh Khatoria Awarded Bharat Gaurav
Yogesh Khatoria, Gemfields director and head of operations – India, was recently honoured with the Bharat Gaurav at the British Parliament. Khatoria was felicitated for his noteworthy contribution in the global mining industry and his efforts in making Gemfields the world’s leading supplier of responsibly sourced coloured gemstones.
The Bharat Gaurav award is a prestigious award for Indians who have achieved a landmark in their field and have made India proud on a global platform.
Based in Jaipur, Khatoria manages the Indian operation for Gemfields. Khatoria has over 20 years of experience in the coloured gemstone industry, specifically in emeralds, rubies and sapphires. Khatoria was involved in the development of Gemfields’ rough emerald grading system. He has also developed the rough traded auctions which run alongside the Kagem Mining Ltd. auctions.
Khatoria was one among 37 other prominent personalities to be felicitated at the event.