Piplod Is The New Address for GIA India’s Surat Classroom
Piplod is the new address for GIA India’s Surat Classroom GIA India has started its classroom at Piplod in Surat since the beginning of May 2018. It offers courses with programmes in diamonds, coloured stones, pearls, jewellery design and merchandising. The state-of-the-art facilities give an enriched learning experience.
Business owners, students and professionals learn specialised skills in the programmes to implement and succeed in the industry.
There is an increase in retail and manufacturing businesses in the city according to Nirupa Bhatt, Managing Director of GIA India and Middle East. She said, “the local businesses are in need of trained and educated designers, merchandisers and gemmologists. We have been conducting programmes in the city and servicing the diamond cutting industry for several years now and believe the new classroom will help provide promising talent to the industry.”
GIA India began its programmes in the country in 2004. Today its programmes in education and classes are run pan-India including Mumbai. Its courses include GIA Graduate Gemologist, GIA Graduate Diamonds and GIA Graduate Colored Stones diploma programs, and Jewelry Design. The structure of the classes and seminars give industry professionals and enthusiasts a push to their career with education. Between 2008 and now, GIA India has granted over $1,150,000 in scholarships to around 200 of its students.