Press Release

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Councils (GJEPC) Awards


Jaipur, 19 March: Jaipur’s renowned jeweler Ms. Sunita Shekhawat was awarded ‘The Women Entrepreneur of the Year’ at the Annual Council Awards at the 43rd edition of The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council’s (GJEPC) held in Mumbai on Saturday.

Ms. Shekhawat was given the award by the Jury & Agency appointed by the Council for Outstanding Performance and Contribution in the Trade (2015-2016).  This year, the event had an added significance as GJEPC had its 50th Anniversary year.

Sunita Shekhawat said “This award is a tremendous amount of motivation to excel in our work and exceed the expectations of our clients and develop more business associations in coming years.”

The IGJA function is considered one of the most prestigious events of the gems and jewelry industry. Award winners are not only honored at the event, but also receive greater recognition from peers, suppliers and business associates all the year round, establishing a firm foundation for further growth.

Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Commerce & Industry (Independent  Charge), Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman and Shri Devendra Fadanvis, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra has were the Chief Guest and Presiding Guest respectively.

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