ISLAMABAD – Lahore has become the 2nd largest jewellery production hub after Karachi, as more than 25000 business enterprises related to gems and jewellery are operating in Punjab,  providing employment to more than 20,0000 individuals. 

Traditionally Lahore has been a land of finesse artisans and this tradition has transcended in the jewellery industry as well.  Continuing its progress on the mandate of development of gems and jewellery PGJDC has established a Gems and Jewellery Training and Manufacturing Center (GJTMC) at Lahore.

The center is successfully providing training and common facility services to the gems and jewellery industry of Punjab.  Talking to APP, an official said the training center is not only for the jewellers but for everybody who wants to learn to design jewellery.

“With its new approach in jewellery making, GJTMC will help refine artistic abilities to making jewellery while working in a creative and rewarding jewellery profession”. Official said GJTMC Lahore possesses a highly qualified, experienced and dedicated faculty which brings forth students creativity and convert dream ideas into beautiful jewellery pieces.

In an effort to support the growing industrialization of the province, PGJDC intends to open a GJTMC in thriving gems and jewellery industry of Sargodha in near future as well.