Thursday, April 27, 2017



Hon’ble Prime Minister Narendra Modi has urged the gems and jewellery industry to pick up pace. In the attempt to accelerate India’s growth with the "Digital India" &  “Make in India” initiative, the Prime Minister last week has urged the diamond industry in Surat to take a lead in getting our country ranked as number one in the gems and jewellery industry. The gems and jewellery sector plays a significant role in the Indian economy, contributing around 6-7% of the country’s GDP.
Highlighting the need for gems and jewellery to become DIGITAL, Mr. Modi emphasized, “Surat has made a mark in the diamond industry but can we now look at the entire gems and jewellery sector. Enough of just diamond cutting and polishing. We need to make consumers across the globe interested in ‘designed in India’ jewellery.”

SRDC Also moving one step ahead for making Diamond, Gemology and Jewellery Designing and Manufacturing education and knowledge Digitally available for the students with aid of E-Courses Programs. All the study materials making available Digitally, and student can easily login with password and can excess to education anywhere from their Tabs, Laptops or even Mobiles. They can study while travelling, at home, at office, at their pace and time availability. SRDC also started DISTANCE LEARNING & ONLINE EDUCATION for student to opt for different ways to pursue their career. 

 SRDC E-Course was launched by Shri. Mukesh Mehta - President INDIA BULLION AND JEWELLERY ASSOCIATION at Convocation ceremony on 24th April 2017 with SRDC invited guests, students and IBJA Members.

“As far as the gems and jewellery sector is concerned, our aim should not only be Make in India but Design in India together with Digital India.


 24th April, 2017.

SRDC, a premiere practical training institution for Gem & Jewellery related courses celebrated the 1st Convocation ceremony for the quarter January to March 2017. Diamond Grading, Gemology and Jewellery designing and Chinese Language students awarded the credentials. The grand event was held for the first time ever at India Bullion and Jewellery Association (IBJA) on 24th April 2017 afternoon 3 pm to 5 pm. In this event, about 45 SRDC passing out students received the University of Mumbai Certificates and SRDC Certificate and Diploma awards.

The chief guest of the event was Mr. Mukesh Mehta, President India Bullion and Jewellery Association (IBJA) and the honourable guest was Mr. Arun Morya, Co-ordinator K. P. B. Hinduja College. The event was started by the welcome speech by Ms. Kejal Jobanputra, Representative SRDC and was followed by an inspirational speech by Chief Guest, Mr. Mukesh Mehta.

Walking in the same direction of our Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri. Narendra Modiji’s  dream about DIGITAL INDIA, Today we also started contributing towards digitalisation of the SRDC Gem & Diamond Education. SRDC inaugurated E-COURSES for all the SRDC Programs at the same event by Chief Guest Shri. Mukesh Mehta and invited guests from the industry.

SRDC launched SRDC Catalog 2017-18 with the esteem presence of IBJA Members, SRDC Students and industry guests.

Students awarded Certificates and Diplomas in different field of their learning programs such as Diamond Graduate (DG), Gemology Graduate (GG), Masters In Gemology (MIG), also Certificate program from University of Mumbai students will be awarded University certificates for Gems Junior, Jewellery Designing Level 1, Polished Diamond Grading and Corporate Chinese Course (Mandarin Language Course). More than 45 students were awarded for the completion of their respective courses. 3 Students are graduating from most famous and comprehensive course “Graduate Gemology (GG)” and 5 Students are graduating from the business program “Diamond Graduate (DG)”.

The Vote of Thanks was given by Mr. Rahul Desai, Director SRDC.
Lastly, Rahul Desai advised his students to:
"Don't run after Success/Money, Have patience and Go for Perfection!, Success will follow automatically to you. SRDC want you to do good business but “Ethically” and never compromise with our Values”