Category Archives: Other Interesting Related News

World Environment Day Exhibition Gampaha Sri Lanka

A world environmental day exhibition was held at Gampaha, Sri Lanka on the 5th of June 2010. The National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA) had  a stall at the exhibition. The exhibition was attended by many people including school children. Here are some of the images taken at the exhibition, courtsey NGJA.

Market Share of Sri Lankan Gemstones up in China

The National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA) and the Sri Lankan Embassy in China have gone a long way to ensure that Sri Lankan gemstones secure a brand name in China. Last year with the assistance of the NGJA and Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellery Association, the Sri Lankan Embassy facilitated the participation in 10 […]

Facilities Offered by the National Gem and Jewellery Authority

In order to simplify the export procedure the National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA)has introduced a new scheme ,and all functions connected with exports are centralized at the NGJA Colombo office.The NGJA levies a 0.70% services fee on exports. Income earned through Gem Exports and and local sales on foreign currency are exempted from income […]

In Tough Times Work Like a True Professional

Some strategies that will help you more proactively and become a valuable asset to your organization (especially during tough economic times). -Have a clear and free mind. -Set clear and objective targets -Improve your skills -Align your personal goals with organizational goals -Be multifaceted in your ability -Plan, organize and prepare. -Execute what you plan( […]

Gem and Jewellery Institute (GJI) -Training Facility

The Gem and Jewellery Institute (GJI) is the foremost center for vocational training in the Gem and Jewellery sector in Sri Lanka Based on a recommendation by Peter Raw, a consultant for the UK based World Gold Council in 2000, GJI was established with equity participation from eleven leading private sector jewellery manufacturing exporters and […]

He Found Gold in Mountain Streams

By Janaka Perera Reproduced with kind permission from the National Gem and Jewellery Authority In the early 20th Century and before , Sri Lanka’s industries had to depend solely on coal and fuel oil imported at considerable expense . None gave thought to the fact that in the island’s mountain streams was a gift more […]