Dinesh Navadiya

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Dinesh Navadiya said : "The city cuts and finishes most of the world's polished diamonds....the turnover has been over Rs 232 crore...The units here create employment for 25- 30 lakh people directly or indirectly," External link

polandsun Monday, November 21, 2022 7:35:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "By the virtue of their hard-work, they have picked up the skill set really well and this is turning out to be a very healthy combination. The combination has been flourishing since 1960s helping establish Surat as the diamond hub," External link

polandsun Monday, November 21, 2022 7:35:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "The city cuts and finishes most of the world's polished diamonds....the turnover has been over Rs 232 crore...The units here create employment for 25- 30 lakh people directly or indirectly," External link

irishsun Monday, November 21, 2022 7:27:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "By the virtue of their hard-work, they have picked up the skill set really well and this is turning out to be a very healthy combination. The combination has been flourishing since 1960s helping establish Surat as the diamond hub," External link

irishsun Monday, November 21, 2022 7:27:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Discussion over declaring Russian diamond ‘conflict’ has been removed from the KPCS meeting earlier. There is no reason for Surat industries to worry. There are not enough grounds to consider Russian diamonds as ‘conflict’,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 3, 2022 6:28:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Out of all the cut and polished diamonds processed in Gujarat, 60 per cent are of Russian-origin, most of them being small-size diamonds,” External link

rough-polished Monday, July 18, 2022 2:03:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "The diamond units are providing jobs to workers, but not on a scale seen before the war. They are being given six hours of work instead of eight hours earlier, and two weekly offs as against one day earlier," External link

rough-polished Monday, July 18, 2022 2:03:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The 17 percent higher target seems achievable and it shows that the markets have recovered from the impact of global pandemic,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, June 19, 2022 1:06:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Already there are restrictions against Russian rough by the US and the UK. The development will not have much impact on the local industry as we are not importing rough from Russia due to restrictions,” External link

timesofindia Friday, June 17, 2022 1:01:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "We had been importing nearly 27 per cent of rough diamonds from Russia. But, due to the war, now that much quantity is not reaching the processing units in Gujarat, affecting the work there," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, June 12, 2022 9:36:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "The diamond units are providing jobs to workers, but not on a scale seen before the war. They are being given six hours of work instead of eight hours earlier, and two weekly offs as against one day earlier," "As of now, manufacturers are sustaining despite facing losses. The production cost has increased and ready goods are not fetching the right price. Hence, the diamond units are providing limited jobs by trimming down the working hours of employees," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, June 12, 2022 9:36:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “We had been importing nearly 27 per cent of rough diamonds from Russia. But, due to the war, now that much quantity is not reaching the processing units in Gujarat, affecting the work there,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, June 12, 2022 7:20:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The diamond units are providing jobs to workers, but not on a scale seen before the war. They are being given six hours of work instead of eight hours earlier, and two weekly offs as against one day earlier,” “As of now, manufacturers are sustaining despite facing losses. The production cost has increased and ready goods are not fetching the right price. Hence, the diamond units are providing limited jobs by trimming down the working hours of employees,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, June 12, 2022 7:20:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The popularity of lab-grown diamonds has been driven by a huge spurt in demand in the US in recent times…. We have demanded that special parks to manufacture lab-grown diamonds be promoted and they be included in the production-linked incentive scheme of the Central government,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 27, 2022 7:02:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “American buyers have refused to buy finished diamonds that started as raw ones mined in Russia. They’ve written to Indian traders threatening to ‘ban’ anyone found selling such stones,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, May 7, 2022 4:19:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The supply of roughs to the international diamond industry has been disrupted following Russia ’s attack on Ukraine. But after the latest US sanction on Russian diamond supplier Alrosa, the diamond industry across India, including Surat and Gujarat, will face a shortage of rough diamonds in the coming days,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 12, 2022 1:39:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Roughly over 17 lakh carat of rough diamonds reach Surat and Gujarat for polishing from Alrosa,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 12, 2022 1:39:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya added : “Most global companies have suspended Russian banking operations following the attack on Ukraine. Indian diamond industrialists would have obtained a supply of rough diamonds by making payments through Dubai, Belgium as well as some private sector banks in India. But after the US sanctions, payments from banks in Dubai, Belgium and India have also been cut off,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 12, 2022 1:39:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "The major reason for such a big surge is that smaller diamond manufacturing units have started importing rough directly to the city. They are taking delivery through the courier here," External link

rough-polished Monday, April 4, 2022 2:00:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya explained : "If they import at Mumbai, they will have to do processes related to GST for transporting the consignments to Surat," External link

rough-polished Monday, April 4, 2022 2:00:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "Earlier, some other people, who were traditionally importing roughs, used to get them at Mumbai and later the Surat-based units collected them. Hence, the imports in Mumbai were high. GJEPC ran programs to create awareness among the unit owners to empower them and they gradually started importing directly here," External link

rough-polished Monday, April 4, 2022 2:00:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "The major reason for such a big surge is that smaller diamond manufacturing units have started importing rough directly to the city. They are taking delivery through the courier here," External link

rough-polished Tuesday, March 22, 2022 3:44:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya explained : "If they import at Mumbai, they will have to do processes related to GST for transporting the consignments to Surat," External link

rough-polished Tuesday, March 22, 2022 3:44:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "Earlier, some other people, who were traditionally importing roughs, used to get them at Mumbai and later the Surat-based units collected them. Hence, the imports in Mumbai were high. GJEPC ran programs to create awareness among the unit owners to empower them and they gradually started importing directly here," External link

rough-polished Tuesday, March 22, 2022 3:44:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "The major reason for such a big surge is that smaller diamond manufacturing units have started importing rough directly to the city. They are taking delivery through the courier here," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 22, 2022 4:54:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya explained : "If they import at Mumbai, they will have to do processes related to GST for transporting the consignments to Surat," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 22, 2022 4:54:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "Earlier, some other people, who were traditionally importing roughs, used to get them at Mumbai and later the Surat-based units collected them. Hence, the imports in Mumbai were high. GJEPC ran programs to create awareness among the unit owners to empower them and they gradually started importing directly here," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 22, 2022 4:54:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “SDB membership numbers are over 4,350 now and it is a major success. Due to the rule of required membership of existing diamond industry bodies, the number of members in SDA increased,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, March 16, 2022 4:30:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The overall gross export of cut and polished diamonds from India was $25.47 billion last financial year, and we have already touched $30 billion till February end in 2021-22,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, March 7, 2022 2:47:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “About 29% of the roughs come from Russia’s Alrosa mines,” “Alrosa has recently given some assurance. We will have to see how the situation unfolds” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, March 7, 2022 2:47:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "But, I believe that if there is a ban on Alrosa on the transactions, the Russian rough diamonds, which are majorly polished in units in Gujarat's Saurashtra, will be in short supply," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, March 2, 2022 8:37:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Some community leaders shared their thoughts and encouraged leaders to work against the dangerous trend among youth. We have planned to hold meetings in each residential society to ensure that no such incident takes place again,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, February 16, 2022 6:13:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “We requested that the Surat rural police work for a speedy trial. We were assured by the ADGP that it is being attempted that the trial will be held on a daily basis,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 15, 2022 5:54:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Many times the cost is too high and since there was no alternative, they have to spend the amount. But with the option of a post office they can send small parcels at affordable cost,” External link

timesofindia Friday, November 5, 2021 2:38:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya added : “At present, they take services of private courier firms. The couriers also don’t deliver goods to a few countries while the post office has ties with many countries,” External link

timesofindia Friday, November 5, 2021 2:38:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Covid-19 cases have reduced in the USA and vaccination has also increased there so the demand for diamonds has soared,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:46:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Workers from other states started moving out as soon as the cases began to rise. So, currently there is a 30% shortage of workers,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:46:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Covid-19 cases have reduced in the USA and vaccination has also increased there so the demand for diamonds has soared,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 9, 2021 4:37:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Workers from other states started moving out as soon as the cases began to rise. So, currently there is a 30% shortage of workers,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 9, 2021 4:37:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The committee proposed that the market should be allowed to remain open for business-to-business transactions while keeping the restrictions on for the retail customers. But the city police commissioner has turned down our requests. Now, we are making the representation to the government through ministers and MLAs,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Not keeping businesses closed for two days will not be enough. People should also stay at home during these two days so that the chain of infection is broken,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 17, 2021 4:13:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The meetings were held to know the view of the industry leaders about a voluntary lockdown. But all have turned down the idea and are ready to follow all the guidelines so that employees do not get infected and spread the infection further,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 17, 2021 2:00:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya added : “Even if the government declares a lockdown, our only request will be to let the industries operate and for that we are ready to follow all the norms that will be laid down,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 17, 2021 2:00:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "Our doctors tried their best to save the newborn. As per our knowledge, she was one of the youngest victims of coronavirus in Gujarat," External link

outlookindia Friday, April 16, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Our doctors tried their best to save the newborn. As per our knowledge, she was one of the youngest victims of coronavirus in Gujarat,” External link

thehindu Friday, April 16, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "Our doctors tried their best to save the newborn. As per our knowledge, she was one of the youngest victims of coronavirus in Gujarat," External link

newindianexpress Friday, April 16, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Our doctors tried their best to save the newborn. As per our knowledge, she was one of the youngest victims of coronavirus in Gujarat,” External link

Hindu Friday, April 16, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “While mass exodus has not started in the real sense, yet many workers have sent their families back to their native places. Currently there is shortage of workers by 10% to 15%,” External link

timesofindia Friday, April 16, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Since the buyers cannot travel and see the diamonds personally, all are insisting on having certificates. Certain diamonds which are of more than 2 cents or fancy coloured ones are sent to USA and it takes up to three months to get their certification,” External link

timesofindia Friday, April 16, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The foreign laboratories have their testing facilities in Mumbai but due to the pandemic the facilities are working with limited resources in adherence with the Covid-19 guidelines,” External link

timesofindia Friday, April 16, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya added : “Earlier, the companies at the time of purchasing raw diamonds could hope of making the payment in 120 days as polishing would take a month and then the certification process would take another month and in the next two months the stock could be sold off. But now due to the delay in certification, smaller companies bear the burden of interest as the payments to raw diamond suppliers have to be done in time,” External link

timesofindia Friday, April 16, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Usually schemes are initiated by the government. However, in this case, GJEPC prepared the scheme and requested the government to sponsor it. The government’s grant is provided to local associations through GJEPC,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 21, 2021 12:40:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “It is good news for the city's business and industry that the Sharjah flight will resume operations again. Those travelling to Dubai and other destinations in the world will get easy connectivity,” External link

timesofindia Monday, March 15, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya added : “Going to Mumbai and then catching an international flight is time-consuming. We need direct flights to Dubai and Hong Kong as well,” External link

timesofindia Monday, March 15, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "After COVID-19 lockdown, the diamond industry is getting back on track from November first week. In November 2019, we exported diamonds worth 620 million USD. In 2020 November, exports reached more than 1100 million USD. This means there is a jump of 92 per cent," "During this time (lockdown) the diamond polishing industry was closed. After the markets started opening, there was an increase in demand ahead of festivals," External link

irishsun Thursday, December 31, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “In local police stations, these cases did not get priority. But with a dedicated team to investigate economic offences, the frauds can be kept under check,” External link

timesofindia Monday, December 21, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “In local police stations, these cases did not get priority. But with a dedicated team to investigate economic offences, the frauds can be kept under check,” External link

timesofindia Monday, December 21, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The Covid-19 cases are on the rise in the city, especially among those connected with the diamond industry. We have decided to walk from SDA office in Varachha and cover distance of more than 10 kilometres to reach Mahidhapura diamond market. The participants will maintain social distance during the rally and will carry the placards spreading awareness on wearing masks, social distancing etc,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 26, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The Covid-19 cases are on the rise in the city, especially among those connected with the diamond industry. We have decided to walk from SDA office in Varachha and cover distance of more than 10 kilometres to reach Mahidhapura diamond market. The participants will maintain social distance during the rally and will carry the placards spreading awareness on wearing masks, social distancing etc,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The Sharjah flight is very popular among the Surti travellers, especially those from the diamond industry. Since Sharjah is closer to Dubai, the flight is a huge success. We hope that the flight operations resumes early for the benefit of the people,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "Over 100 small and medium traders have expressed their intention to shift to Surat. Many of them have already moved their operations here due to the coronavirus situation in Mumbai," External link

rough-polished Monday, November 23, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya added : “About 10 lakh migrant workforce moved out of the city during lockdown. At present, the textile industry is facing an acute shortage of migrant workers. We need more than 300 trains between Surat and Odisha to bring back the migrant workers. We have urged the central government to start Shramik special trains to bring back the workers,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “I talked with Gajera and Babu Vekariya in a conference call at around 8.17 pm on Wednesday. Gajera was upset and offered to step down from the post. Since I was out of the station I told him that we will discuss it once I return to the city,” External link

timesofindia Friday, September 11, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "The demand for Indian diamond has not gone down but everything was closed across the world, so there was no business," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “This was first time post-lockdown that any foreign delegation has visited the SGCCI. The consul general of Indonesia visited Surat and he has proposed to start a direct flight between Indonesia and Surat. At present, Surat has a lone international flight to Sharjah. The consul general will be speaking with the Indonesian government for starting the flight services,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, August 20, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Workers are the backbone of the textile sector and manufacturing of MMF fabric will continue to remain affected. Surat is contributing to about 45% of the MMF fabric demand in the country,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 15, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya added : “However, from August 1, the markets were allowed to open from 12 noon to 6 pm, and an additional worker is allowed to sit on a polishing mill provided he tests negative in a rapid antigen test conducted at the expense of the diamond units, or has recovered from the infection,” External link

rough-polished Monday, August 3, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “If the workers are paying professional tax, they should also get the benefit of government schemes, especially financial assistance of Rs one lakh for their death due to Covid-19,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, August 2, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "As against the previous order of allowing operations between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., now units can operated between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m.," External link

business-standard Friday, July 31, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “There were suggestions to close industry in Surat for a week in view of Covid-19 but in a meeting with officials, several norms have been finalised. Based on these norms the diamond industry will continue functioning,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "They believe if they learn this skill, they will escape the hardship of their village," External link

trust2 Sunday, May 31, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "They believe if they learn this skill, they will escape the hardship of their village," External link

trust Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “They believe if they learn this skill, they will escape the hardship of their village,” External link

irrawaddy.com Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “They believe if they learn this skill, they will escape the hardship of their village,” External link

irrawaddy Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Even if the market is expected to revive by September, exports are likely to be down by 35-40% over the whole year. That, plus social distancing norms will lead to huge loss of jobs and pay cuts,” External link

economictimes Saturday, May 9, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "USA accounts for 39 per cent of exports, followed by Hong Kong at 37 per cent, and Chinaat 4 per cent. They are among the countries that are worst affected by coronavirus. We are facing a situation that can get worse than what we witnessed during the 2008 recession," External link

business-standard Saturday, March 21, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The shock from the meltdown has been absorbed well. Luckily, the monsoon this year has been remarkable. Reverse migration from Surat to villages is being witnessed. Polishers are heading back to rural Saurashtra to toil in farms,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 30, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya told : "Three years ago we created a database for gems and jewelry workers in Surat. Based on its success, we are now replicating it in all cities. They will be given a chip-based card, which will contain their personal details. Details that are available based on the Employee State Insurance Scheme (ESIS) and Provident Fund (PF) are with the companies. Here, the database will be with the association," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, July 24, 2019 5:37:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "At least 30 per cent of the MSMEs, which are into polishing works, have reduced their capacity utilization. Instead of six days, now they are working five days. These are units that procure raw materials from larger companies and return them after polishing. Further, several units in Saurashtra and north Gujarat are affected to the extent that thousands have gone out of job. These units employ 10 to 15 workers. Around 10,000 to 15,000 are out of work and have returned to agricultural jobs," External link

asianage Monday, July 15, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "Also banks have decided to pull back from financing the diamond trade and have asked traders to return 30 per cent of money after Nirav Modi's fraud claims" External link

business-standard Wednesday, April 10, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT



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Dinesh Navadiya

Last updated on 2016-07-06T12:05+0300.

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Dinesh Navadiya said : "The city cuts and finishes most of the world's polished diamonds....the turnover has been over Rs 232 crore...The units here create employment for 25- 30 lakh people directly or indirectly," External link

polandsun Monday, November 21, 2022 7:35:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "By the virtue of their hard-work, they have picked up the skill set really well and this is turning out to be a very healthy combination. The combination has been flourishing since 1960s helping establish Surat as the diamond hub," External link

polandsun Monday, November 21, 2022 7:35:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "The city cuts and finishes most of the world's polished diamonds....the turnover has been over Rs 232 crore...The units here create employment for 25- 30 lakh people directly or indirectly," External link

irishsun Monday, November 21, 2022 7:27:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "By the virtue of their hard-work, they have picked up the skill set really well and this is turning out to be a very healthy combination. The combination has been flourishing since 1960s helping establish Surat as the diamond hub," External link

irishsun Monday, November 21, 2022 7:27:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Discussion over declaring Russian diamond ‘conflict’ has been removed from the KPCS meeting earlier. There is no reason for Surat industries to worry. There are not enough grounds to consider Russian diamonds as ‘conflict’,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 3, 2022 6:28:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Out of all the cut and polished diamonds processed in Gujarat, 60 per cent are of Russian-origin, most of them being small-size diamonds,” External link

rough-polished Monday, July 18, 2022 2:03:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "The diamond units are providing jobs to workers, but not on a scale seen before the war. They are being given six hours of work instead of eight hours earlier, and two weekly offs as against one day earlier," External link

rough-polished Monday, July 18, 2022 2:03:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The 17 percent higher target seems achievable and it shows that the markets have recovered from the impact of global pandemic,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, June 19, 2022 1:06:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Already there are restrictions against Russian rough by the US and the UK. The development will not have much impact on the local industry as we are not importing rough from Russia due to restrictions,” External link

timesofindia Friday, June 17, 2022 1:01:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "We had been importing nearly 27 per cent of rough diamonds from Russia. But, due to the war, now that much quantity is not reaching the processing units in Gujarat, affecting the work there," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, June 12, 2022 9:36:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "The diamond units are providing jobs to workers, but not on a scale seen before the war. They are being given six hours of work instead of eight hours earlier, and two weekly offs as against one day earlier," "As of now, manufacturers are sustaining despite facing losses. The production cost has increased and ready goods are not fetching the right price. Hence, the diamond units are providing limited jobs by trimming down the working hours of employees," External link

newindianexpress Sunday, June 12, 2022 9:36:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “We had been importing nearly 27 per cent of rough diamonds from Russia. But, due to the war, now that much quantity is not reaching the processing units in Gujarat, affecting the work there,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, June 12, 2022 7:20:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The diamond units are providing jobs to workers, but not on a scale seen before the war. They are being given six hours of work instead of eight hours earlier, and two weekly offs as against one day earlier,” “As of now, manufacturers are sustaining despite facing losses. The production cost has increased and ready goods are not fetching the right price. Hence, the diamond units are providing limited jobs by trimming down the working hours of employees,” External link

financialexpress Sunday, June 12, 2022 7:20:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The popularity of lab-grown diamonds has been driven by a huge spurt in demand in the US in recent times…. We have demanded that special parks to manufacture lab-grown diamonds be promoted and they be included in the production-linked incentive scheme of the Central government,” External link

HindustanTimes Friday, May 27, 2022 7:02:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “American buyers have refused to buy finished diamonds that started as raw ones mined in Russia. They’ve written to Indian traders threatening to ‘ban’ anyone found selling such stones,” External link

newindianexpress Saturday, May 7, 2022 4:19:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The supply of roughs to the international diamond industry has been disrupted following Russia ’s attack on Ukraine. But after the latest US sanction on Russian diamond supplier Alrosa, the diamond industry across India, including Surat and Gujarat, will face a shortage of rough diamonds in the coming days,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 12, 2022 1:39:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Roughly over 17 lakh carat of rough diamonds reach Surat and Gujarat for polishing from Alrosa,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 12, 2022 1:39:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya added : “Most global companies have suspended Russian banking operations following the attack on Ukraine. Indian diamond industrialists would have obtained a supply of rough diamonds by making payments through Dubai, Belgium as well as some private sector banks in India. But after the US sanctions, payments from banks in Dubai, Belgium and India have also been cut off,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, April 12, 2022 1:39:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "The major reason for such a big surge is that smaller diamond manufacturing units have started importing rough directly to the city. They are taking delivery through the courier here," External link

rough-polished Monday, April 4, 2022 2:00:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya explained : "If they import at Mumbai, they will have to do processes related to GST for transporting the consignments to Surat," External link

rough-polished Monday, April 4, 2022 2:00:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "Earlier, some other people, who were traditionally importing roughs, used to get them at Mumbai and later the Surat-based units collected them. Hence, the imports in Mumbai were high. GJEPC ran programs to create awareness among the unit owners to empower them and they gradually started importing directly here," External link

rough-polished Monday, April 4, 2022 2:00:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "The major reason for such a big surge is that smaller diamond manufacturing units have started importing rough directly to the city. They are taking delivery through the courier here," External link

rough-polished Tuesday, March 22, 2022 3:44:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya explained : "If they import at Mumbai, they will have to do processes related to GST for transporting the consignments to Surat," External link

rough-polished Tuesday, March 22, 2022 3:44:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "Earlier, some other people, who were traditionally importing roughs, used to get them at Mumbai and later the Surat-based units collected them. Hence, the imports in Mumbai were high. GJEPC ran programs to create awareness among the unit owners to empower them and they gradually started importing directly here," External link

rough-polished Tuesday, March 22, 2022 3:44:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "The major reason for such a big surge is that smaller diamond manufacturing units have started importing rough directly to the city. They are taking delivery through the courier here," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 22, 2022 4:54:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya explained : "If they import at Mumbai, they will have to do processes related to GST for transporting the consignments to Surat," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 22, 2022 4:54:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "Earlier, some other people, who were traditionally importing roughs, used to get them at Mumbai and later the Surat-based units collected them. Hence, the imports in Mumbai were high. GJEPC ran programs to create awareness among the unit owners to empower them and they gradually started importing directly here," External link

timesofindia Tuesday, March 22, 2022 4:54:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “SDB membership numbers are over 4,350 now and it is a major success. Due to the rule of required membership of existing diamond industry bodies, the number of members in SDA increased,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, March 16, 2022 4:30:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The overall gross export of cut and polished diamonds from India was $25.47 billion last financial year, and we have already touched $30 billion till February end in 2021-22,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, March 7, 2022 2:47:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “About 29% of the roughs come from Russia’s Alrosa mines,” “Alrosa has recently given some assurance. We will have to see how the situation unfolds” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, March 7, 2022 2:47:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "But, I believe that if there is a ban on Alrosa on the transactions, the Russian rough diamonds, which are majorly polished in units in Gujarat's Saurashtra, will be in short supply," External link

newindianexpress Wednesday, March 2, 2022 8:37:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Some community leaders shared their thoughts and encouraged leaders to work against the dangerous trend among youth. We have planned to hold meetings in each residential society to ensure that no such incident takes place again,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, February 16, 2022 6:13:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “We requested that the Surat rural police work for a speedy trial. We were assured by the ADGP that it is being attempted that the trial will be held on a daily basis,” External link

timesofindia Tuesday, February 15, 2022 5:54:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Many times the cost is too high and since there was no alternative, they have to spend the amount. But with the option of a post office they can send small parcels at affordable cost,” External link

timesofindia Friday, November 5, 2021 2:38:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya added : “At present, they take services of private courier firms. The couriers also don’t deliver goods to a few countries while the post office has ties with many countries,” External link

timesofindia Friday, November 5, 2021 2:38:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Covid-19 cases have reduced in the USA and vaccination has also increased there so the demand for diamonds has soared,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:46:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Workers from other states started moving out as soon as the cases began to rise. So, currently there is a 30% shortage of workers,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 9, 2021 8:46:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Covid-19 cases have reduced in the USA and vaccination has also increased there so the demand for diamonds has soared,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 9, 2021 4:37:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Workers from other states started moving out as soon as the cases began to rise. So, currently there is a 30% shortage of workers,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, June 9, 2021 4:37:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The committee proposed that the market should be allowed to remain open for business-to-business transactions while keeping the restrictions on for the retail customers. But the city police commissioner has turned down our requests. Now, we are making the representation to the government through ministers and MLAs,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, May 6, 2021 2:04:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Not keeping businesses closed for two days will not be enough. People should also stay at home during these two days so that the chain of infection is broken,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 17, 2021 4:13:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The meetings were held to know the view of the industry leaders about a voluntary lockdown. But all have turned down the idea and are ready to follow all the guidelines so that employees do not get infected and spread the infection further,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 17, 2021 2:00:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya added : “Even if the government declares a lockdown, our only request will be to let the industries operate and for that we are ready to follow all the norms that will be laid down,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, April 17, 2021 2:00:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "Our doctors tried their best to save the newborn. As per our knowledge, she was one of the youngest victims of coronavirus in Gujarat," External link

outlookindia Friday, April 16, 2021 7:22:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Our doctors tried their best to save the newborn. As per our knowledge, she was one of the youngest victims of coronavirus in Gujarat,” External link

thehindu Friday, April 16, 2021 4:39:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "Our doctors tried their best to save the newborn. As per our knowledge, she was one of the youngest victims of coronavirus in Gujarat," External link

newindianexpress Friday, April 16, 2021 4:34:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Our doctors tried their best to save the newborn. As per our knowledge, she was one of the youngest victims of coronavirus in Gujarat,” External link

Hindu Friday, April 16, 2021 4:06:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “While mass exodus has not started in the real sense, yet many workers have sent their families back to their native places. Currently there is shortage of workers by 10% to 15%,” External link

timesofindia Friday, April 16, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Since the buyers cannot travel and see the diamonds personally, all are insisting on having certificates. Certain diamonds which are of more than 2 cents or fancy coloured ones are sent to USA and it takes up to three months to get their certification,” External link

timesofindia Friday, April 16, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The foreign laboratories have their testing facilities in Mumbai but due to the pandemic the facilities are working with limited resources in adherence with the Covid-19 guidelines,” External link

timesofindia Friday, April 16, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya added : “Earlier, the companies at the time of purchasing raw diamonds could hope of making the payment in 120 days as polishing would take a month and then the certification process would take another month and in the next two months the stock could be sold off. But now due to the delay in certification, smaller companies bear the burden of interest as the payments to raw diamond suppliers have to be done in time,” External link

timesofindia Friday, April 16, 2021 5:02:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Usually schemes are initiated by the government. However, in this case, GJEPC prepared the scheme and requested the government to sponsor it. The government’s grant is provided to local associations through GJEPC,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, March 21, 2021 12:40:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “It is good news for the city's business and industry that the Sharjah flight will resume operations again. Those travelling to Dubai and other destinations in the world will get easy connectivity,” External link

timesofindia Monday, March 15, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya added : “Going to Mumbai and then catching an international flight is time-consuming. We need direct flights to Dubai and Hong Kong as well,” External link

timesofindia Monday, March 15, 2021 2:54:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "After COVID-19 lockdown, the diamond industry is getting back on track from November first week. In November 2019, we exported diamonds worth 620 million USD. In 2020 November, exports reached more than 1100 million USD. This means there is a jump of 92 per cent," "During this time (lockdown) the diamond polishing industry was closed. After the markets started opening, there was an increase in demand ahead of festivals," External link

irishsun Thursday, December 31, 2020 5:40:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “In local police stations, these cases did not get priority. But with a dedicated team to investigate economic offences, the frauds can be kept under check,” External link

timesofindia Monday, December 21, 2020 12:02:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “In local police stations, these cases did not get priority. But with a dedicated team to investigate economic offences, the frauds can be kept under check,” External link

timesofindia Monday, December 21, 2020 3:08:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The Covid-19 cases are on the rise in the city, especially among those connected with the diamond industry. We have decided to walk from SDA office in Varachha and cover distance of more than 10 kilometres to reach Mahidhapura diamond market. The participants will maintain social distance during the rally and will carry the placards spreading awareness on wearing masks, social distancing etc,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 26, 2020 1:07:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The Covid-19 cases are on the rise in the city, especially among those connected with the diamond industry. We have decided to walk from SDA office in Varachha and cover distance of more than 10 kilometres to reach Mahidhapura diamond market. The participants will maintain social distance during the rally and will carry the placards spreading awareness on wearing masks, social distancing etc,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 26, 2020 5:08:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The Sharjah flight is very popular among the Surti travellers, especially those from the diamond industry. Since Sharjah is closer to Dubai, the flight is a huge success. We hope that the flight operations resumes early for the benefit of the people,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, November 26, 2020 4:20:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "Over 100 small and medium traders have expressed their intention to shift to Surat. Many of them have already moved their operations here due to the coronavirus situation in Mumbai," External link

rough-polished Monday, November 23, 2020 1:22:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya added : “About 10 lakh migrant workforce moved out of the city during lockdown. At present, the textile industry is facing an acute shortage of migrant workers. We need more than 300 trains between Surat and Odisha to bring back the migrant workers. We have urged the central government to start Shramik special trains to bring back the workers,” External link

timesofindia Wednesday, September 16, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “I talked with Gajera and Babu Vekariya in a conference call at around 8.17 pm on Wednesday. Gajera was upset and offered to step down from the post. Since I was out of the station I told him that we will discuss it once I return to the city,” External link

timesofindia Friday, September 11, 2020 2:26:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "The demand for Indian diamond has not gone down but everything was closed across the world, so there was no business," External link

news-yahoo-in Wednesday, August 26, 2020 6:37:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “This was first time post-lockdown that any foreign delegation has visited the SGCCI. The consul general of Indonesia visited Surat and he has proposed to start a direct flight between Indonesia and Surat. At present, Surat has a lone international flight to Sharjah. The consul general will be speaking with the Indonesian government for starting the flight services,” External link

timesofindia Thursday, August 20, 2020 2:10:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Workers are the backbone of the textile sector and manufacturing of MMF fabric will continue to remain affected. Surat is contributing to about 45% of the MMF fabric demand in the country,” External link

timesofindia Saturday, August 15, 2020 2:14:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya added : “However, from August 1, the markets were allowed to open from 12 noon to 6 pm, and an additional worker is allowed to sit on a polishing mill provided he tests negative in a rapid antigen test conducted at the expense of the diamond units, or has recovered from the infection,” External link

rough-polished Monday, August 3, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “If the workers are paying professional tax, they should also get the benefit of government schemes, especially financial assistance of Rs one lakh for their death due to Covid-19,” External link

timesofindia Sunday, August 2, 2020 7:09:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "As against the previous order of allowing operations between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., now units can operated between 12 p.m. and 6 p.m.," External link

business-standard Friday, July 31, 2020 7:09:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “There were suggestions to close industry in Surat for a week in view of Covid-19 but in a meeting with officials, several norms have been finalised. Based on these norms the diamond industry will continue functioning,” External link

HindustanTimes Tuesday, June 23, 2020 5:35:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "They believe if they learn this skill, they will escape the hardship of their village," External link

trust2 Sunday, May 31, 2020 6:32:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "They believe if they learn this skill, they will escape the hardship of their village," External link

trust Sunday, May 31, 2020 3:33:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “They believe if they learn this skill, they will escape the hardship of their village,” External link

irrawaddy.com Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:53:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “They believe if they learn this skill, they will escape the hardship of their village,” External link

irrawaddy Thursday, May 28, 2020 8:42:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “Even if the market is expected to revive by September, exports are likely to be down by 35-40% over the whole year. That, plus social distancing norms will lead to huge loss of jobs and pay cuts,” External link

economictimes Saturday, May 9, 2020 6:13:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "USA accounts for 39 per cent of exports, followed by Hong Kong at 37 per cent, and Chinaat 4 per cent. They are among the countries that are worst affected by coronavirus. We are facing a situation that can get worse than what we witnessed during the 2008 recession," External link

business-standard Saturday, March 21, 2020 6:40:00 PM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : “The shock from the meltdown has been absorbed well. Luckily, the monsoon this year has been remarkable. Reverse migration from Surat to villages is being witnessed. Polishers are heading back to rural Saurashtra to toil in farms,” External link

HindustanTimes Monday, September 30, 2019 9:21:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya told : "Three years ago we created a database for gems and jewelry workers in Surat. Based on its success, we are now replicating it in all cities. They will be given a chip-based card, which will contain their personal details. Details that are available based on the Employee State Insurance Scheme (ESIS) and Provident Fund (PF) are with the companies. Here, the database will be with the association," External link

dnaindia Wednesday, July 24, 2019 5:37:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "At least 30 per cent of the MSMEs, which are into polishing works, have reduced their capacity utilization. Instead of six days, now they are working five days. These are units that procure raw materials from larger companies and return them after polishing. Further, several units in Saurashtra and north Gujarat are affected to the extent that thousands have gone out of job. These units employ 10 to 15 workers. Around 10,000 to 15,000 are out of work and have returned to agricultural jobs," External link

asianage Monday, July 15, 2019 5:43:00 AM EAT

Dinesh Navadiya said : "Also banks have decided to pull back from financing the diamond trade and have asked traders to return 30 per cent of money after Nirav Modi's fraud claims" External link

business-standard Wednesday, April 10, 2019 4:22:00 AM EAT



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president of surat diamond association25.00%EN07/06/201606/07/2016
president50.00%EN07/04/201604/07/2016
Names Lang Count
Dinesh NavadiyaEN100.00%


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