GJEPC advocates for jewellery industry at DPIIT Make in India forum
The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council took part in the “DPIIT- CII National Consultation Forum for Make in India 2.0” and put forward its ideas for how to grow India’s gem and jewellery exports.
GJEPC chairman Pramod Kumar Agrawal led the organisation’s delegation at the recent government meeting presided over by the Minister of Commerce and Industry and Railways Piyush Goyal in Delhi, the GJEPC announced on its website. Goyal addressed various industry representatives at the meeting and stated his commitment to the Union Government’s ongoing “Make in India” campaign to increase both exports and domestic production.
Agrawal spoke on behalf of the GJEPC and posited that jewellery clusters should be developed and products upgraded to international export standard through knowledge sharing and support. Agrawal and other GJEPC representatives also shared the council’s target to increase jewellery exports to $75 billion and add two million jobs to the sector by 2025.
Prior to the meeting, the GJEPC took part in a “Brainstorming Session on Gems and Jewellery Sector” with a other jewellery industry representatives to share ideas for how to stimulate growth and contribute to India’s goal of reaching a $1 trillion economy. The session also included talks on how to increase investments in the industry.
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade and Confederation of Indian Industry organised the meeting and representatives from other industries also attended.
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