Sep 03, 2014

IIGJ, Delhi conducts Training Programme for senior Custom Officials

IIGJ, Delhi conducted a special 10-day hands-on ‘Training Programme on Gems and Jewellery’ for senior level Custom officials.

The course ran from August 20 to September 2, 2014 and was attended by officers from the Office of the Commissioner of Customs: Air Cargo Export, New Custom House, New Delhi.

During the course, the officials were introduced to the 4C’s, various diamond simulants, treatments, the concept of navratnas, instruments used in gemmology, practical training on identification of diamonds and gemstones and evaluation of jewellery.

Certificates of Participation were distributed to the officials at the end of the programme by Anil Sankhwal, Chairman, Northern Region and IIGJ, Delhi. The participating officials expressed their appreciation and recommended that such training should be regularly offered to the officials from the Customs department.