Cluster Mapping Study of the Gems & Jewellery Sector in India
K A Siddiqui
Prabir Kumar Ghosh
Shayequa Zeenat Ali
This study was undertaken by NCAER on request of the Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) to evaluate the key industry characteristics, its competitiveness, and its employment potential. The study provides a comprehensive map of G&J clusters in each industry segment based on the number of units and workers. The NCAER team surveyed a total of 6,743 G&J units, 5,139 urban and 1,604 rural, in 19 Indian States. The study team also undertook a comprehensive workforce mapping and an analysis of the skills and technology gaps in the sector.
National Growth and Macroeconomic Centre