Our dedication goes beyond enhancing customers’ gratification and employees’ welfare. We seek to add glitter to the entire clan of mankind and contribute generously to make this earth a safer, healthier and happier place to live.Mr Rahulbhai Nagjibhai Dholakia
Shree Ramkrishna Exports has been an epitome of trust in the diamond industry for over five decades. They have mastered all aspects of diamond crafting – supply (accessibility through trade relations), craftsmanship (scalability through automation), quality (reliability through training), enterprise (inventory through technology) and sustainability (responsibility through knowledge).
Shree Ramkrishna Exports (SRK) has been into CSR activities much before the mandatory 2 per cent rule for corporates, and they do not believe in venturing into sustainable development activities for value addition to their brand. Their responsibility towards society come from the bottom of their hearts by being sensitive to the prevailing conditions of the nation. Through their activities, they strive to fulfil UN’s all the 17 Sustainable Development Goals.
SRK has taken numerous initiatives in health, education, social engagements, and few others which have helped cities, states and the country on a great scale. Thousands of people have benefitted with a number of their projects. SRK provides support and impacts the lives of people by offering financial aid in the form of charity and donation, infrastructure development, advice and guidance for the growth and development of the society at large.
To constantly monitor, develop and implement ideas into logical strategies, the knowledge arm, SRK Knowledge Foundation (SRKKF) works under the aegis of SRK. Shri Govind Dholakia’s (Founder-Chairman, SRK) resilient and passionate belief in ‘giving back to society’ had inspired the setting up of SRKKF.
UDAAN – Towards a shining future: This ten-day programme held in May 2019 was aimed to provide first hand on-site professional experience to the youth of rural Gujarat. It provided them an opportunity to experience multiple career options in diverse sectors of employment through innovative, critical, inventive and practical methods and get a live experience of the roles and responsibilities of these professions. As a part of this programme, students visited corporate companies and various industries and gained knowledge of diamond manufacturing units, hospitals, IT and software companies, solar panel units, educational institutions, textile mills, textile markets, special economic zones and myriad other places of knowledge, history, spirituality, sports, pleasure and amusement.
Conducting annual lecture series: SRK in collaboration with IIM-A conducts annual lecture series for disseminating knowledge and wisdom of individuals from various fields by inviting prominent people to drive debate on significant social issues. So far, they have had three such series.
School Empowerment Programme: Under the school empowerment programme (SEP), SRK has adopted five government schools from the rural areas of Gujarat for contributing towards better learning and teaching outcome. SEP focuses on holistic development of children and aims to provide better opportunities to those schools which are deprived of facilities, and also to boost their moral values and ethics.
Skilling diamond craftsmen: Shree Ramkrishna Research and Knowledge Institute of Diamonds is an authorized training centre for skill development of the diamond craftsmen. It provides training to young people aspiring to make their career in the diamond industry.
Relief Centre: To help socially and economically deprived people, a relief centre was set up in the campus of V. N. Godhani English School in 1997. At the relief centre, Shri Govind Dholakia personally meets around hundred socially and economically challenged people daily. He guides them on medical, educational, social and other issues. He is always enthusiastic to help them on where and how to get the best medical treatment, and guides them on education and employment-related matters. So far SRK has provided financial aid to 48000 people for medical treatment, and provided scholarships to more than 11000 students for their higher education.
Research scholarship programme: Scholarships are offered to Ph.D researchers in various disciplines on the basis of academic merit, quality of research proposal, and potential of candidates and the impact of their research work for societal development.
Through their encouragement, the research work of these scholars will contribute in the social development. More than 22,000 students have received scholarship so far.
Amazing Moments in CSR Initiative
Reconstruction of towns after Gujarat earthquake: Shree Ramkrishna Charitable Trust helped reconstruct two villages of Lutavadar and Manba after a massive earthquake hit Gujarat in 2000. They were renamed as ‘Godhani Gaam’ and ‘Nanduba’ respectively.
Serving the tribals: Every year they team up with Nanduba Medical Centre to battle various health issues faced by the tribal communities under the initiative named ‘Sarvarog Nidaan Medical Camp’. This initiative aims to serve the tribals of Dang, Bharuch and Narmada regions. Over the last 25 years, they have donated clothing, toys, food packets, and various other needed materials to the deserving people.
Undertaking health check-ups: Dr APJ Abdul Kalam’s enduring dream to uplift the rural and deprived population of the country inspired them to launch the ‘Kalam Health Project’ and carry out India’s first population health study. The study was done at geographically challenged Saurashtra and other rural areas of Gujarat, in addition to embedding modern technology into social work. Till date, around 1,12,225 people have undergone health check-ups.
Providing assistance to girl child: The SRK Bhagyalaxmi Yojana aims to provide assistance to girl child. Under this yojana, a family having four or more girls are provided financial assistance for their bright future ahead. They support 22 families under this yojana.
Clean-up movement during floods: During the Surat floods of 1994, 1998, 2002 and 2006, and during subsequent plague epidemic, SRK was actively involved in the clean-up movement.
Check-Dam construction: Govindkaka initiated a large-scale campaign in association with Saurashtra Jaldhara Trust to build 100 Check-Dams in the entire Saurashtra region. It was a mass campaign which received strong support from local communities and government. This construction resulted in the rise of the ground water level, and improved the agricultural production of the region by multifold.
Helpdesks for farmers: SRK has established helpdesks in remote villages like Lathi in Gujarat to provide free consultation to the farmers on government policies that can benefit them. Having tied up with institutes to take innovative agricultural practices to the farmers in remote places, SRK organises special seminars and workshops on the best practices in agriculture for the farming community.
Felicitating Army personnel: SRK felicitated the brave hearts of Kargil war by commemorating them posthumously and extended financial aid to their next of kin through their initiative Hum Chale Toh Hindustan Chale.
Honouring incredible efforts: The world has some very special people who work tirelessly on behalf of human race. To recognize the incredible efforts and achievements of such people, Shri Govindkaka instituted the Santokbaa Humanitarian Award in 2006 in the loving memory of his mother, Late Smt. Santokbaa. Till date, SRK has awarded 13 humanitarians with the prestigious award.