18.11.2020, Pune: On the 18th November 2020, the Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery, Mumbai signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the prestigious Savitribai Phule Pune University for offering a 3-Year Bachelor of Arts in Gems & Jewellery Designing. This event took place in the historic Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Hall in the SPPU campus.
The MoU was signed by SPPU Registrar Dr. Prafulla A. Pawar and IIGJ Mumbai Chairman Mr. Kirit Bhansali in the presence of SPPU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Nitin Karmalkar, Chairperson Dr (Capt.) C. M. Chitale, IIGJ Head of the Institute Mr. Sanjoy Ghosh and other distinguished guests from both the institutions.
This collaboration between the Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery and Savitribai Phule Pune University gives recognition to the importance of research and development in the gems and jewellery sector in India and marks the first step in providing formal education and training in this fast growing sector. The partnership between the two institutions will help to further the cause of a skill-based education in gems and jewellery in India.