[Master Board] Help a Jewelry School in India

New posting to The Gem and Jewelry Master Board BBS

Hi Everyone,

It has been great communicating thru this webboard. Let me share about an
Educational Institution that has been setup in Chennai, India as a joint
project with the World Gold Council.

It was about May 97 that the whole thing started, a Polytechnic was
identified in South India and a joint project for training Jewelers was

It is operational now and there are about 60 students undergoing training
in various fields of Jewelry making.

I am in the process of helping them run this place effectively and I have
been associated with them from Day One.

All the machinery and equipment hass been installed tested and
commissioned. Now the process of setting up a reference library is in

I have a request now !!

Those of you who have old magazines / catalogs that containg jewelry
designs and books, Video Cassettes, other educational material that you
want to donate may generously do so, to help an upcoming Institution. This
will go a long way in the bringing up of the Institution.

Others who have info on good books may also share nformation on where to
source them from.

These may be sent to :

The Training Manager - Jewelry Technology
Dr Dharmambal Govt Polytechnic
Chennai 600113

Lookig forward to generous inflow of Educational Material.

Thanks & Regards

R.V.C. Pathy
Auruma Consultants
20, First Floor
Sriramar Street
Devarajanagar, Saligramam
Chennai - 600093