16 October 2012

Gitanjali bags Niryat Shree Gold Award for Top Exporter in Gems & Jewellery Sector

Gitanjali Gems Ltd., the leader in branded jewellery in India, has bagged the prestigious ‘Niryat Shree Gold Award’ in the Gems & Jewellery category. At a glittering function held at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi, Mr. Sanjeev Agarwal, CEO, Gitanjali Export Corporation Ltd. received the award from the Hon’ble President of India,Shri Pranab Mukherjee. 
Speaking at the occasion, Hon’ble President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee said “ Exports have a very important role to play in the economic growth of our country. The positive contribution that this sector makes to the promotion of employment within the country is of utmost importance in attaining our goal of equitable growth. I am certain that these awards would inspire other entrepreneurs to contribute even more vigorously to the economic development of our country. I call upon FIEO to keep pace with the country’s evolving trade practices & provide t he necessary support to India’s export promotion efforts.”
“We’re proud to receive this award from such a prestigious organization as the FIEO & would like to thank the organisation for recognising our contribution in the Jewellery sector,” said Mr.Mehul Choksi,CMD, Gitanjali Gems Ltd.
The award instituted by Federation of Indian Export Organisation (FIEO),New Delhi (set up by Ministry of Commerce, Govt. Of India) is given to member exporters for achieving outstanding performance in export of goods and services. FIEO instituted two prestigious awards, ‘ Niryat Shree’ & ‘Niryat Bandhu’ in 1995 -96 for recognising the contributions of exporters and other agencies engaged in export promotion.
source: http://www.jewelryne.ws/gitanjali-bags-niryat-shree-gold-award-for-top-exporter-in-gems-jewellery-sector/

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