Jewellery industry gains glitter in Jaipur

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Jaipur, May 25 (ANI): After a gap of sluggishness due to global meltdown, the gems and jewellery business in Jaipur is slowly picking up.

Of late, the demand has picked up not only across the world but also from within the country.

"By the end of this year, the trade will normalize. We are expecting by end of this financial year as compared to last year. We might do well or remain at the same level," said Rajeev Jain, Vice Chairman of Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council.

He also adds that the exports stood around 21 billion dollars last year.

Meanwhile Jaipur Industry men are also eying domestic market as they believe it has huge potentials.

They are also focussing on the diamond promotion in the domestic market. They have already hold workshops in Mumbai and Kolkata and will further conduct in Delhi.

Jaipur jewellery is highly appreciated all over India. 'Kundankari', 'Meenakumari' and coloured stones are famous Jaipur jewellery product.

Jaipur's colour stone market is worth crore rupees and employs around three lakh people alone in this trade. By Lokendra Singh (ANI)

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