Mumbai: India’s Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), the leading authority in India’s gem and jewellery trade, inaugurated its second office on 1st November, located at Zaveri Bazaar, Mumbai. The opening ceremony was graced by Dr. Harshdeep Kamble, IAS, Principal Secretary of Industries for the Government of Maharashtra, along with Mr. Vipul Shah, Chairman, GJEPC, Mr. Kirit Bhansali, Vice Chairman, GJEPC, Mr. Sabyasachi Ray, Executive Director, GJEPC, and other distinguished guests.
To serve its members across India – around 9500 members, GJEPC has offices in major gem and jewellery clusters in India namely – Surat, Jaipur, Delhi, Kolkata, Chennai, and Mumbai. Zaveri Bazaar is a prominent jewellery hub, home to over 3000 gem and jewellery manufacturing units, with around 1300 of them being GJEPC members and exporters. The new office at Zaveri Bazaar will play a pivotal role in enhancing gem and jewellery exports by better serving these manufacturers.
Dr. Harshdeep Kamble said, “The GJEPC new office is strategically situated in the iconic Bazar to enhance the ease of conducting business, which will be a crucial factor for all manufacturing and trading entities operating in this region. This facility will serve as a hub for industry players and strengthen GJEPC’s position as the apex body of the gems and jewellery industry.”
Mr. Vipul Shah emphasized, “GJEPC has consistently worked towards creating a more favorable business environment for our industry members. The opening of our new office in the bustling Zaveri Bazar is a significant step toward improving accessibility and support for local manufacturers. This new establishment will serve as a convenient point of contact, ensuring an efficient connection between manufacturers and GJEPC.”
The extended office at Zaveri Bazar will serve as a central hub for members to connect with GJEPC and seek assistance on various matters. The range of services provided include:
> Export Issue and Custom Facilitation
> Exhibition Permissions
> E-commerce Support
> RCMC/Membership Services
> MSME Support
> Liaison with Government Authorities
> Assistance with Policy-Related Issues
> Support in establishing connections with local administration, including GST, Police, and Bankers, to help your business flourish.
Mr. Kirit Bhansali affirmed, “With this new office in Zaveri Bazaar, GJEPC will be readily available to offer assistance in various aspects, including MSME support, liaising with government authorities, resolving policy-related challenges, and more. This is a moment of celebration, and we are committed to promptly addressing and resolving any issues to further promote a seamless and prosperous business environment for all.”
The new GJEPC office is located at:
5th Floor, Plot – 235/237, Venkateshwar Bhavan,
Kalbadevi Road, NR Cotton Exchange, Bhuleshwar, Kalbadevi,
Mumbai – 400002.