Mumbai: The All India Gems and Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF), the national trade body for the promotion and growth of trade in Gems and Jewellery Industry across India, presents the most prestigious National Jewellery Awards (NJA 2015) in the gems & jewellery (G&J) industry. This annual award ceremony is aimed at recognizing the immense talent, innovation and creativity of its members, associates and students presently studying in gems & jewellery institutes.
NJA 2015 comprises four different segments and 26 award categories. The four different segments are: Retailer Awards (For GJF members only); Manufacturer Awards (For GJF members only); Jewellers Awards (Open to all in the industry fraternity) and Students Award (For students presently studying in a gems & jewellery institute)
NJA Students Award is a special recognition to acknowledge and encourage the creative skills of youth in the gems & jewellery industry. The awards numbering 10 will carry a Scholarship worth of Rs 15 lakh which wouldhelp student to further their career aspirations.
Each category of the awards has a personalized timeline and appropriate assessment process in order to define the excellence of the winner in the most adequate procedure that will propel the vital recognition that one accurately earns.
GJF will also unveil an exclusive directory of all participating jewellery designs “NJA Design Digest 2015” which will showcase all the master pieces of NJA 2015 participants. NJA Design Digest 2015 will be circulated to all GJF members and associations across India.
Mr. Haresh Soni, Chairman, GJF, said, “GJF is pleased to host the 5th NJA 2015 Awards. The gems and jewellery industry has significantly contributed to the growth of Indian economy in the last five years. The industry has gained global popularity because of its talented craftsmen, jeweler designs, its superior practices in cutting and polishing fine diamonds and precious stones and its cost-efficiencies.
NJA 2015 is about crafting inspiration, passion, devotion and motivation for the industry. Honoring the innovation and creativity that inspires the flair of such talent is the core objective of GJF NJA 2015 will honor every aspect, contribution and endeavor that goes in encouraging & enhancing innovation, creating masterpieces and setting new benchmarks in achieving business growth in the G&J industry.”
Mr. Nitin Kadam, Chairman, NJA Committee, GJF, said “NJA 2015 is a testimony of our commitment to thegrowth and development of the gems and jewellery industry. These awards are a stellar example of GJF´s unbiased and relentless efforts for the welfare of gems and jewellery industry and the people engaged in the industry, which has won it accolades and an unquestionable credibility for being fair, supportive and appreciative towards the industry”
Mr. Manish Jain, Vice Chairman, GJF said “The trust and faith of its members, industry and government have undoubtedly contributed to this non-profit organization’s growth in the sector and established NJA Awards as the most prestigious & coveted in the industry,”
The Award Categories:
The 2 Categories in Jewellers Awards are: 1. Paramparik Jewellery of the Year (North, South, Central- East and West,); 2. Unique Jewellery Design of the Year (Manufactured with precious metals & stones).
The Jewellers Awards (Open to all in the industry fraternity) shall be selected by assessment procedure drawn by a very specialized jury constituting of experts who merit in specialized aspects of craftsmanship and design & innovation. Members can apply for the Jewellers Awards section by filling up the details on the application form. (Application forms available at www.nja.co.in).
The 15 Categories in Retailer Awards are: 1.Best Diamond Jewellery of the Year -In Vogue; 2.Best Diamond Jewellery of the Year –Bridal; 3.Best Gold Jewellery of the Year-In Vogue; 4.Best Gold Jewellery of the Year-Bridal; 5.Best Jadau Jewellery of the Year- Precious stones; 6.Best Jadau Jewellery of the Year- Non- Precious stones; 7.
Best Colored stone Jewellery of the Year; 8.Best Unique & Innovative promotion of the Year; 9.Best Advertising Campaign of the Year – Print; 10.Best Advertising Campaign of the Year – Audio Visual; 11.Best single store of the Year (North, South, West, Central-East); and 12.Best Retail chain of the Year.
The 5 Categories in Manufacturer Awards are: 1. Best Diamond Jewellery Design of the Year; 2. Best Gold Jewellery Design of the Year; 3. Best Jadau Jewellery Design of the Year; 4. Best Platinum Jewellery Design of the Year; 5. Best C Z Jewellery Design of the Year (Manufactured with precious metals). The Manufacturer Awards shall be selected by assessment procedure drawn by a very specialized jury constituting of experts who merit in specialized aspects of craftsmanship and design & innovation. Members can apply for the Manufacturer Awards section by filling up the details on the application form. (Application forms available at www.nja.co.in).