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Jewellery Career Fair
GJEPC in association with IIGJ-Delhi and GIA India hosted its first Career Fair in New Delhi for the Gems and Jewellery (G&J) Industry in the Northern Region. The event was held on Monday, May 9, 2011 in Manekshaw Centre, Khyber Lines, Parade Road, Delhi Cantonment -110010.

The objective of Career Fair is to support the industry’s growth and encourage greater professionalism by providing a platform for employers and job seekers to connect. The event builds awareness of the many diverse career paths available in the gems and jewellery industry and attracts qualified professionals, not just from within the industry, but from important support fields, such as finance, marketing, communications and human resources.

Career Fair will offer attendees the opportunity to meet and speak with the industries leading figures on hand for one-on-one mentoring sessions. Participants will get a chance to ank questions related to the field of expertise to individual mentors to enhance their knowledge about the aspect of the business. It will help them get a broad picture of the industry before they step into it.

Panel Discussion

The Career Fair began with a panel discussion on the topic - the "G&J Industry: The Sunshine Sector" and the panellists for the event were:
  • Rajiv Jain – Chairman, GJEPC
  • Mr. Sanjay Kothari - Vice-Chairman, GJEPC
  • Ramesh Narang – Managing Director, Hazroorilal & Sons Pvt ltd
  • Anil Sankhwal – Regional Chairman, GJEPC- North & Chairman , IIGJ-D
  • Pooja Juneja – Celebrated Jewellery Designer
Mentoring Session

This was followed by the mentoring sessions which saw participation from 12 domain experts related to the G&J industry guiding the participants through brief 10-15 minute one on one session. The list of the mentors is as below:

Coloured Stone Jewellery Atul Jain, Business head Atul Jewellers
Design Rosily Paul Vadakkel, jewellery designer, goldsmith and gemmologist
E-Commerce Geetanjali. K. Khanna, marketing and sales, Jewellery and Lifestyle products
Educationist Sylvo Richard Schroeder, Design consultant, Designer & principal at IIGJ-D
Entrepreneur Ruhee Nanda, store owner Gold Souk, Gurgaon
Exports K.K. Duggal, Foreign Trade Expert, over 25 years of experience in Export Promotion
Gemmology Prem Prakash, GIA Alumni, Senior Faculty IGI, panelist Bimtech, HOD IIGJ-D
Manufacturing/Product Development Shailja Ranawat, Head design and manufacturing D Silk n Silver, Alumni Zeichen Akademie Germany
Marketing Manish Khattar, Designer, Consultant Cottange Industries Exposition
Merchandise Hema Malani, Faculty IIGJ-D, Alumni GIA
Business Management Himanshu Shekhar – Director, Manohar Lal Saraf & Sons
Retail Sales Anjali Agarwal, partner Lustrous Gems Pvt Ltd. Designer and Goldsmith

Recruiting Companies

A total of 44 companies across the gems and jewellery industry participated in the Fair as recruiters. Collectively, they offered over 302 job vacancies at the event.
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