‘IIGJ: Pride of In­dia’ Cof­feetable Book Un­veiled

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Dur­ing the IIJS in­au­gu­ra­tion, the In­dian In­sti­tute of Gems & Jew­ellery (IIGJ) man­age­ment com­mit­tee in­clud­ing chair­man Kirit Bhansali, di­rec­tor Anil Vi­rani and in­sti­tute head San­jay Ghosh along with Coun­cil mem­bers, re­leased a cof­feetable book ti­tled, “IIGJ: Pride of In­dia”.

Bhansali noted that so far more than 8,000 stu­dents had passed from the in­sti­tutes, which now num­ber seven in to­tal after the ad­di­tion of Benares and Udupi branches. He said, “Jew­ellery train­ing is no longer vo­ca­tional, but a main­stream ca­reer op­tion.”

GJEPC chair­man Pramod Agrawal added, “As the in­dus­try is aim­ing to cre­ate two mil­lion more jobs in the near fu­ture, the Coun­cil is also plan­ning to set up the first ever univer­sity of gems and jew­ellery in the coun­try.”

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