GJSCI Signs MOU with Maharashtra Government

Mumbai: Gem & Jewellery Skill Council of India (GJSCI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding  (MOU) with Maharashtra State Skill Development Society (MSSDS) on 8th February 2016.

The MOU was signed in the presence of Chief Minister of Maharashtra Mr. Devendra Fadnavis.  Through this MOU the signatories Mr. Prem Kumar Kothari, Chairman – GJSCI and Mr. S. S. Sandhu, Principal Secretary – Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Department, Government of Maharashtra have undertaken to explore collaborations for increasing employment potential in the State of Maharashtra by enabling supply of skilled manpower in the desired sector, strengthening the training infrastructure related to the requisite skill set as well as by adopting new age technologies as per the demand of industries.

It also states that MSSDS along with GJSCI undertake the onus of skilling 12000 tribal girl child in the next 2 years and hereon, any kind of skilling and improvement in the working conditions of the artisans in the gem and jewellery sector will be routed through GJSCI.