PM Modi inaugurates world's largest diamond hub: Know more

By Editorji News Desk
Published on | Dec 17, 2023

Inauguration by PM Modi

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated world's largest diamond hub in Surat on December 17

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4,000 diamond trading offices

SDB, located in Gujarat's DREAM city, boasts of 4,200 diamond trading offices and is reportedly bigger in capacity than the Pentagon

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Shift from Mumbai to Surat

SDB has been planned to expand and shift the diamond trading business from Mumbai to Surat, the hub of cutting and polishing diamonds

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Biggest trading hub

Once opened to full capacity, SDB will become one of the biggest trading hubs of diamonds and jewellery

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High security measures

Over 4,000 CCTV cameras have been installed, Bio-metrics of employees collected for secure access

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Project Timeline and Cost

SDB project commenced in December 2017 and was completed in five years, at a total cost of Rs 3,200 crore

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