Shri Anoopbhai Mehta on his receiving
Lifetime achievement award, by GJEPC 49th IGJ Awards, 2023
Anoopbhai spoke in his brief thanks giving address.
“— it is due to collective contributions of Members of BDB, G&J trade, —-”
Award is presented by Honourable
Shri Piyush Goyal,
Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Textiles Minister, Govt. of India
About Shri Anoopbhai Mehta: He needs no introduction. Shri Anoopbhai Mehta, President, BDB and Chairman, GII is a highly respected diamantaire, has contributed tremendously to the development of the diamond industry for more than 40 years. Born into a family of diamantaires, he joined the family business when he was still in his teens. Today, Anoopbhai is a partner at Mohanlal Raichard & Sons, chairman and managing director of Mohit Group. Under Mehta’s leadership, BDB is working towards promoting India as a leading diamond trading hub and his contributions to G & J trade are well recorded. GII is lucky that he accepted to be chairman of GII at critical juncture. Welcome Anoopbhai.
He is sought after personality and member of many bodies: an executive committee member of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses and has been associated with the Gem & Jewlery Export Promotion Council for several years. He also serves on the committee of the Diamond Exporters Association Ltd (DEAL).