The Organisation

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council is the apex body driving India’s export-led growth in the gem and jewellery sector, since 1966.

Headquartered in Mumbai with regional offices across the country, the Council has over 10,000 members in its fold.


Promoting Brand India

  • Organising India’s biggest and second-biggest trade shows, IIJS Premiere and IIJS Signature
  • Organising joint participation in international jewellery shows
  • Undertaking image-building exercises through international advertisements, publications and audio-visuals
  • Inviting countries to explore areas of co-operation in supply of rough diamonds, coloured gemstones and sourcing of finished jewellery
  • Identifying potential partners and buyers in international markets through buyer-seller meets

Connecting Government & Trade

  • Facilitating better interaction on trade-related issues between the industry and the Government of India, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Ministry of Finance, DGFT, Dept of Commerce, Dept. of Finance
  • Taking up relevant export-related issues with the Government, Ministries, Regulatory Authorities and Agencies
  • Undertaking image-building exercises through international advertisements, publications and audio-visuals
  • Representing trade-friendly policies for inclusion in the EXIM Policy

Upholding Diamond Integrity

  • Executing the Kimberly Process Certification Scheme in the country, as the Nodal Agency appointed by the Government of India

Spreading Education

  • Running training institutes that impart manufacturing skills, technical and design excellence in six cities – Mumbai, Delhi, Surat, Jaipur, Varanasi and Udupi

Innovation and Infrastructure

  • Providing MSMEs with affordable modern machines and tools at Common Facility Centres
  • Setting up Jewellery Parks across the country

Health and Well-being

  • Providing health insurance for the employees of the Council's member companies through the group mediclaim scheme called Swasthya Ratna

Paying Back To Society

  • Founded by GJEPC in 2014, Jewellers for Hope has donated Rs.1 crore every year to one or more NGOs/charities doing exceptional work in supporting the underprivileged.
  • Providing relief to victims of natural calamities and emergency situations through the Gem & Jewellery National Relief Foundation (GJNRF).