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GJSCI Announces the Winners of Design Revive Contest

Gem & Jewellery Skill Council of India (GJSCI) announced winners of Revive-e Design Contest 2017 during the 3rd edition of Jewel Talks, an interactive knowledge forum, in Mumbai on 23rd February 2017.

Mahima from Institute NIFT, Mumbai won the first prize, Vipula Ayare from Institute SNDT College, Mumbai won the second prize and Sankesh Surana from institute GIA, Mumbai won the third prize. The winners were felicitated by GJSCI with a cash prize of Rs. 20,000, Rs. 15,000 and Rs. 10,000.

The prizes were handed over by Shefali Patel. Certificate of participation to the candidates of Revive Design contest were awarded by Laksh Pahuja who was speaker at Jewel Talks-3 rd Edition. Certificate of appreciation to the participating colleges were awarded by Deeta Thakural who was also a speaker.

GJSCI curated Design Revive Contest 2017 aiming to inspire fresh talent in pursue a career in jewellery designing. The 2 months exercise began by inviting students nationwide to contest, followed by a preliminary round where selected 12 finalists were taken to Hupari for a field trip.

The designs were reviewed and the winners were shortlisted on 18th February at Hotel Ramada Plaza, Mumbai by a jury that comprised of industry veterans Sucheta Kashikar, Aditi Motla, Deeta Thakural, Shefali Patel, Shanoo Bijlani, Laksh Pahuja, Hetal Vakil, Rupali Gupta, Gautam Banerjee and Samit Datta.

“We are encouraging the young talent to take jewellery designing as a profession by providing a gateway for them. Design Revive Contest was one such initiative and we are looking forward to bring more budding talent to the industry”, said Prem Kothari- Chairman, GJSCI.

“We are overwhelmed by the response we got for Design Revive Contest. This activity enabled us to gather young and immensely creative talents. The particpants showed great enthusiasm and dedication at all levels and the results turned out impeccable”, said Binit Bhatt- CEO, GJSCI.

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