All India Gems & Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) conducted COA election on 30th December this year.
A total of 18 COAs have been elected and will act as Director of GJF for a period of 2 years, followed by Election in 2018.
List of the elected Zonal Chairmen is as below:
- Nitin Khandelwal – West
- Vijay Khanna – North
- Shankar Sen – East
- N Padmanaban – South
Besides the Zonal Chairmen, 18 elected COA panel members will meet in the first week of January 2017 to choose new Chairman and Vice-Chairman. The panel members will also choose Heads of the internal committees as well as three additional members who will be nominated on the COA as a panel member.
|1||Sankar Sen||Large Manufacturer – Jewellery||East|
|2||Vijay Khanna||Large Retailer||North|
|3||Shubhang Mittal||Medium Retailer||North|
|4||Krishna Behari Goyal||Small & Medium Manufacturer – Colour Stones||North|
|5||Bipin Berry||Small Retailer||North|
|6||Pramod Agarwal||Large Manufacturer – Retailer||North|
|7||Anatha Padmanaban||Large Retailer||South|
|8||Suresh I. Dhruv||Precious Metal – Bullion||South|
|9||Avinash Gupta||Medium Manufacturer – Jewellery||South|
|10||Ashok Kumar Jain||Medium Retailer||South|
|11||Jayantilal J.||Medium Retailer||South|
|12||Nitin M. Khandelwal||Large Retailer||West|
|13||Madan S. Kothari||Small Manufacturer – Jeweller||West|
|14||Manoj Kumar Jha||Medium Manufacturer – Jewellery||West|
|15||Shantibhai R. Patel||Small Retailer||West|
|16||Sanjay R. Agarwal||Small & Medium Manufacturer – Silver||West|
|17||Sayyam Mehra||Large Wholesaler||West|
|18||Sanjay Kumar Jain||Small & Medium Wholesaler||West|
The entire e-Voting election process was conducted by an authorized independent person (Returning Officer) under the supervision of a technical team known by Election Agency, both appointed by GJF.