WFDB plans membership expansion across Diamond pipeline
A decision to this effect was taken by the WFDB's executive committee at its latest meeting in Germany. The organization's leadership agreed to create sub-committees, which would set up the events open to newly-enrolled associate members and national members.
GJF urges govt to implement GST for jewellery at uniform rate of 1%
The All India Gems and Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) urged the Union Government to implement uniform 1% Goods & Services Tax (GST) across the entire gems and jewellery sector since such an initiative will bring all jewellery manufacturers under one umbrella. Such action will also help the gems & jewellery sector to promote 'Make in India' concept at grass root level and help in getting the sector more organised.