Colin Shah appointed as Chairman of India’s Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council


India’s Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) announced the appointment of Colin Shah as Chairman of the GJEPC, which promotes exports of India’s gems and jewellery around the world.

Colin Shah will take over as Chairman from Pramod Kumar Agrawal.

Vipul Shah has been elected and appointed as Vice Chairman of the GJEPC.

The new management will take charge from 23rd of June 2020 and will have a tenure of two years until 2022.

Commenting on the appointment, Colin Shah, said, “The new term at the GJEPC starts amidst acute uncertainties due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis in India and around the world.

“The Council is focusing on increased digitization, exploring new ways of reaching customers and unconventional ways of creating demand for gems and jewellery.

“We are fortunate to have a very strong team representing every segment of our industry. We are confident that we will all work closely with the industry and the government, especially the Ministry of Commerce and industry, to give Indian gems and jewellery a competitive edge in the world market.”

Colin Shah