National Jewellery Awards Commend Industry Stalwarts
The 6th edition of the National Jewellery Awards (NJA) 2015-16 were held at JW Marriott, Sahar in Mumbai on February 6 with yesteryear actress Hema Malini as the chief guest. Organised by the All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF), the NJA recognise and honour trade members, who work tirelessly for the welfare of the industry.
The award categories included Jewellery Awards (16); Excellence Awards (9); Artisan/Craftsman/ Designer Awards (9); and Student Awards (3). The winning students received a total of I15 lakh in scholarships from the GJF to pursue a career in the industry.
Noted jewellers, celebrities and socialites were part of the evening. Bollywood divas Daisy Shah, Ayesha Takia, Ameesha Patel and Shriya Saran walked the ramp in beautiful ensembles put together by designer Archana Kochhar. Hema Malini (centre) receiving a memento from NJA committee members (from left) Rajendra Jain, K. Srinivasan, G.V. Sreedhar, and Pramod Agarwal.