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GJEPC sets up ₹50 crore Covid-19 relief fund

The Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council has carved out ₹50 crore from its reserves to support workers of the industry and people affected by Covid-19 crisis.

The industry body has also appealed to its members to contribute to the welfare fund and collect another ₹50 crore for supporting people affected by the novel disease. The fund will also be used to support several initiatives undertaken by State governments to fight the current crisis in India, said the Council. The Council has formed a Task Force to decide on modalities to use the donated fund by identifying the industry needs ...

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