New Delhi, January 05. Union Minister of Commerce and Industry Anupriya Patel has inaugurated the prestigious IIJS Signature 2023 jewelery fair and the India Gem & Jewelery Machinery Expo (IGJME 2023) in Mumbai. This promotion runs from 5 to 9 January.
Organized under the auspices of Gems and Jewelery Export Promotion Council of India (GJEPC), the opening session of the exhibition was also attended by MP Poonam Mahajan, GJEPC Chairman Vipul Shah and Malabar Golds & Diamonds PM Ahmed.
According to the official information released, 1,300 units will exhibit their products in this exhibition organized at Bombay Exhibition Center (BAC) in Goregaon, where more than 2,400 booths are set up. More than 32,000 corporate guests from 43 countries including US, UK, Saudi Arabia, Hong Kong, Japan etc are expected to attend the five day event.
The exhibition will feature gold and cubic zirconia jewelry, diamonds, precious stones and other studded jewelry, silver jewelry, art and gift items, retail gemstones, etc.
GJEPC Chairman Vipul Shah has stated that they are aiming to make the IIJS exhibition fully carbon neutral by 2025-2026 and are taking steps in that direction. To this end, IIJS Signature has engaged Tata Power Renewable Energy Limited for the first time, which supplies electricity from solar and wind energy.
Shri Shah said that GJEPC along with its members is committed to contributing to the protection of the Earth’s ecosystem. In collaboration with the SankalpTaru Foundation, we intend to plant 50,000 trees in one year. For this, the foundation gets Rs 155 per plant.