India Diamond Trading Centre (IDTC), the only Special Notified Zone in the country, was launched jointly by The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) and Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB), marking a significant milestone supporting Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi’s “Make in India” campaign to promote India as the global diamond trading hub. The Centre was inaugurated by Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Commerce & Industry, Government of India in the presence of Shri. Ashish Shelar, MLA, Smt. Alka Kelkar, Deputy Mayor, and special dignitaries from the world's renowned mining companies – Jean-Marc Lieberherr, MD, Rio Tinto Diamonds; Mr. Andrey Polyakov, Vice President, Alrosa; and Mr. Marcus Lung, Senior Sales Manager (APAC and India), De Beers Auction Sales.