Mumbai: The 7th National Jewellery Awards (NJA) 2017 organized by All India Gems and Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) concluded with a glittering celebrity studded night. Mr. Manoj Dwivedi – Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce, Government of India, was the chief guest at the event. The award function showcased and recognized the talent and craftsmanship in the gems and jewellery industry.
Known for its stand for craft, devotion and motivation for the industry, NJA under the auspices of GJF is considered to be Industry’s biggest and widest award show that recognizes all sector of the industry and offers a platform where true talent of the industry are appreciated and encourage to stimulate growth and creativity in the industry.
Mr. Anantha Padmanaban, Director – GJF and NJA Committee Convener, said, “This year NJA received encouraging responses from leading jewellers and we are thankful to them. NJA enhances the knowledge of individuals with the latest trends and fashion of the industry, thus helping to encourage one’s competence in terms of designs and trends of the industry”.
Mr. Nitin Khandelwal, Chairman, GJF, said, “The trust, faith and belief that GJF has earned from its members, industry and Government has undoubtedly contributed for the growth of this apex federation in the Gems and Jewellery Sector. NJA opens up an untapped business opportunity for participants in the industry and motivates the crafting inspiration, passion, devotion, enthusiasm and innovative spirit of the jewellers in the industry”
The National Jewellery Awards for 2017 comprises of Total 25 Award categories that includes Jewellery Awards 12, Excellence Awards 5, Store Awards 5, Designer Award 2, and Student Awards with a substantial amount as scholarship given to the winning students.