Saurabh Gadgil, Chairman & Managing Director of P. N. Gadgil Jewellers has been appointed as the Vice President (VP) of India Bullion & Jewellers Association Ltd. (IBJA) for the West Zone. Saurabh Gadgil will take over from Prithviraj Kothari, the former Vice President of IBJA and get hold of all the responsibilities and duties as the newly elected member on board with immediate effect from 22nd July, 2015. The decision to choose Saurabh Gadgil was taken by the Board of Directors, taking into consideration the achievements and dynamic approach of the young businessman and his contributions towards the advancement of the gems & jewellery industry. ‘It brings me great pleasure to be appointed as the Vice President of IBJA for the Western region. With my new role as the VP at the highly reputed apex body, it calls for a dual responsibility and therefore I shall endeavor to contribute towards the development and regulation of the bullion and jewellery industry in the long run and shall facilitate in addressing issues and disputes in the bullion trade for economic growth of the country’, said Saurabh Gadgil.