Introduction

The Indian gems and jewellery sector is among the most competitive in the world, contributing to around 15% of the country’s GDP, and accounting for more than USD 39 billion of revenue from exports in 2015-16. In recognition of the business excellence demonstrated by entrepreneurs who make up this industry, the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), the apex body of the sector, is pleased to announce the India Gem & Jewellery Awards 2016.

IGJA 2016 will felicitate award winners for their exemplary performance on key parameters like growth, export excellence, marketing initiatives, innovation, value additions and investment in R&D, among other attributes, during the year 2015-16.

Dun & Bradstreet, one of the world’s leading providers of business information, knowledge and insights, has been entrusted with the responsibility of Knowledge Partner for IGJA 2016.