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Feb 13, 2017

First Ever Common Facility Centre Inaugurated at Visnagar by Hon'ble Commerce Secretary

The first ever Common Facility Centre for the gems and jewellery trade was inaugurated by Smt Rita Teaotia, Hon'ble Commerce Secretary, Government of India at Visnagar in Gujarat today. The centre is part of the government supported project to establish centres at key locations in smaller towns where artisans from smaller enterprises will have access to the latest technology for diamond cutting and polishing. Also present on the occasion were Shri Manoj Dwivedi, JS, MoC&I, Smt. D. Thara, industries Secretary, Govt. Of Gujarat, Shri Rushikesh Patel, MLA Visnagar, Shri Dineshbhai Navadiya, GJEPC Regional Chairman, Gujarat, Shri Sabyasachi Ray, Executive Director, GJEPC, Shri Jethabhai Prajapati, President Visnagar Diamond Association, Shri Govindbhai Patel, member of Implementing and Monitoring Committee, members from Gujarat Regional Committee, office bearers of Amreli, Palanpur, Ahmedabad and Botad diamond association and trade members from local diamond industry. Pic caption: Lighting the lamp at the inauguration of the Common Facility Centre at Visnagar