The Government of India set up the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) Public Private Partnership (PPP) in 2008 to ensure that India creates infrastructure to train - 4.6 million in next Ten years which will be required to substantiate the growth. India will have the youngest population in the world with almost 65 % of the population will be below the age of 35. India can create pool of talented people required for Indian growth and also support the world with fresh talent.

For further details on NSDC please visit www.nsdcindia.org

Gem and Jewellery industry currently employing 4.5 million and as per survey by NSDC and ICRA, there will be requirement of additional 4 million people in next 10 years. In the Gem & Jewellery Industry four major bodies have joined hands to formulate the Gem & Jewellery Skill Council of India (GJSCI).

The founder organisations that have helped create the GJSCI are:

  • The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC)
  • The All India Gems and Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF)
  • The SEEPZ Gems & Jewellery Manufacturers Association (SGJMA) and
  • The Jewellers Association Jaipur.