GD graduation ceremony in Surat, 13 Jan
On Jan. 13, a commencement ceremony was held for graduates of the GIA Graduate Diamonds (GD) Diploma programme in Surat. Chief guest Dinesh Navadiya, President of the Surat Diamond Association, presented students with their diplomas. He said that GIA’s GD programme will enable graduates to speak the language of diamonds confidently to customers. “While the students studied diamond grading, GIA’s high standards of integrity, academics, science and professionalism is what will shape them the most as industry professionals,” added Apoorva Deshingkar, Country Head of Sales for GIA in India and the Middle East.