Join us on a journey through this timeline of our genesis from a humble start-up to one of the most respected and well-established diamond manufacturing firms in the country.
Mr. Govind Dholakia, a Diamond cutting and Polishing worker left his art to follow a dream, to start manufacturing fine diamonds and lead build an empire of his own.
Manufacturing operations commences at Surat.
Shree Ramkrishna Exports Pvt. Ltd. (SRK) is constituted as a partnership firm with three partners, Mr. Govind Dholakia, Mr. Bhagwanji Patel and Late Mr. Virji Godhani in Surat.
Expansion of manufacturing facilities at Surat; A huge 3 story building was constructed in the heart of the Surat diamond industry by doubling the production capacity to 7.2 million stones annually.
Established another large factory equipped with latest technology such as laser machines and computer-based management systems in the heart of Surat employing 1200 craftsmen and 500 office staff members.
SRK certified as Export House by the Government of India.
SRK certified as “Trading House” by the Government of India.
Achieved compliance of ISO 9001:2000 certification from the certification body ABSQE
Awarded with 'GJEPC-INDIA Year 2001-02', an award for Outstanding Exports of Cut and Polished Diamonds (non-DTC category), with a 122% increase in export turnover.
Award by the hands of Shri. L. K. Advani for “Outstanding Contribution towards Development of Diamond Industry & Social Welfare Activities” by The Southern Gujarat Chambers of Commerce & Industries.
Set up a Jewelry manufacturing unit called Jewel Goldi, in SEEPZ, Mumbai to cater to International appetite for Jewelry Consumption.
Jewel Goldi (India), a manufacturing unit, was started in MIDC, Mumbai to cater to the growing Indian Domestic market.
Commenced operations in Hong Kong with our marketing affiliate - S. Goldi (Asia) Ltd.,to cater to the fast growing Far East market.
Awarded by GJEPC with "Solitaire Design Award" for the best jewellery design to Jewel Goldi, the prestigious jewellery affiliate of SRK at the India International Jewellery Show (IIJS) 2004.
Set up 'Jewel Goldi (NY) Inc., in New York, to promote Jewelry sales in United States and provide better services to our existing clients.
Company’s Founder & Chairman, Mr. Govind Dholakia, receives the "Suryapur Ratna (Jewel of Surat) Award” from the Surat Municipal Corporation for his "Outstanding Contribution towards Development & Growth of the Trade, Business & Society".
Visionary founder Mr.Govind Dholakia was Awarded with Patidar Udyog Ratna by Samast Patidar Samaj Trust.
SRK received the Appreciation Award on extending a supportive hand to the "Parliamentarians Cricket Match"
Jewel Goldi (India) launched a B2B jewelry collection called ‘Cents and Carats’, in the Indian market.
Mr. Govind Dholakia, Chairman honored by ‘Giants International’ for his extraordinary contribution to the diamond industry.
SRK was first to be Honoured and Recognized by Sarin Technology Ltd, Israel, for owning 100+ planner machines for the First time ever in the World.
Mr.Govind Dholakia initiated, “Matrushri Santokbaa Manav Ratna Award” and the first award was presented to Dr. Prof. Sam Pitroda, a revolutionary Scientist who plays a pivotal role in the changing and Emerging India. The award was presented by Hon’ble Governor of Gujarat Naval-Kishor Sharma.
SRK fulfilled the Founder’s Dream by Publishing the book "Diamond Education & Beyond" in English & Gujarati, spreading awareness about diamonds.
Laid foundation for the construction of New Factory unit called ‘Dream Project’ in the centre of diamond city Surat, Gujarat.
SRK posted its video on Youtube.com. The Video is an A/V presentation of the organisations operations and talks of the company’s philosophies.
SRK became a member of “DTC Accredited Business Programme”, which was initiated by Diamond Trading Company (DTC) for its clients who are very strong applicants for DTC sights but due to lack of supply they didn’t become Sightholders.
Achieved compliance of ISO 9001:2008 certification from International Organization for Standardization.
Launched online platform, ‘srkexport.com’- a diamond mine online, at the India International Jewellery Show (IIJS), Mumbai, to provide customers with Value Added service.
Jewel Goldi, a jewellery division of SRK was Awarded by GJEPC with "Solitaire Design Award" for the best jewellery design at the India International Jewellery Show (IIJS) 2008.
Jewel Goldi, a jewellery division of SRK was awarded with, ‘Innovation excellence award 2008-09’ from Titan Industries Ltd. (Jewellery division).
Jewel Goldi, a jewellery division of SRK was awarded with, ‘No Purity Rejection 2008 - 09’ from Titan Industries Ltd. (Jewellery division).
“Shree Ramkrishna Institute of Computer Education and Applied Science, Surat” was inaugurated by the Honourable Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri. Narendra Modi.
SRK was recognized by Steel Authority of India (SAIL) for its outstanding HR practices and was ranked 14th in India amongst top 25 companies for ‘HR Best Practices’. SAIL, the leading manufacturer of steel in cooperation with Indian Institute of Management – Ahmedabad (IIM-A), included SRK in its book ‘HR Best Practices – Manufacturing Sector in India’.
SRK launched its web services ‘srkexport.com’ in Hong Kong September Show 2009, to cater to the growing online Far-East Market.
“Manav Ratna Award” was presented to Dr. Vergis Kurian for achieving excellence in their respective field by the hands of the Most Respected Religious Speaker Shri. Morari Bapu.
SRK’s membership to “DTC Accredited Business” Programme was renewed for the second term for meeting the same stringent De Beers Best Practice Principles (BPP) requirements as DTC Sightholders and staying committed to the future of the diamond industry.
Jewel Goldi, a jewellery division of SRK was awarded with, ‘No Purity Rejection 2009 - 10’ from Titan Industries Ltd. (Jewellery division).
Our Philanthropist Chairman Mr. Govind Dholakia receives the “Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Award” from Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Foundation, New-Delhi as he follows the route, ideologies and philosophy that was once practiced by the Iron man, Sardar Patel.
srkexport.com was registered as a company in Hong Kong with a Tag line – ‘a diamond mine online’, to cater to the ever growing appetite of Chinese market and extend our web services in other Far-East countries.
On 13th January 2010, SRK scripted its own History by organising an Annual SRK Family function with total gathering of 20,000+ guests which was marked as a celebration of 2 of the young partner’s wedding. The function was followed with Gujarati drama and Dinner for all.
SRK, build its own Multipurpose playground, naming it as “SRK SPORTS COMPLEX”, to help organise the intra-company Cricket tournaments of SRK Group companies.
Introduced a Mobile Revolution in the diamond Industry by launching first of its kind Mobile Website - m.srkexport.com SRK Lite, a lighter and faster mobile friendly version of srkexport.com at JCK Las Vegas Show 2010.
Another Revolutionary Innovation par excellence was launched by SRK,‘Design Canvas’ an E-Diamond Jewellery Layout Design Application by Mr. Roland Lorie, CEO, IGI Worldwide at Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair 2010.
Awarded by GJEPC for highest exports of “Cut and Polish Diamonds” for the year 2009 - 2010 by the hands of CEO DTC, Ms. Varda Shine; Union Minister of India, Mr. K. V. Thomas and Civil Aviation Minister, Mr. Praful Patel.
Principle Founder & Chairman, Mr.Govind Dholakia joins the board of newly initiated SRDSIL (Surat Rough Diamond Sourcing India Ltd.) as a principle Founding Member.
Awarded by GJEPC for 2nd Rank in Highest exports of “Cut and Polish Diamonds” for the year 2010 - 2011 by the hands of Shri Narendra Modi, Chief Minister of Gujarat, Mr. Rajiv Jain, Chairman of GJEPC.
Shree Ramkrishna Export Pvt. Ltd.ranked 1st and was recognized by FedEx IBL (International Business League) for its outstanding Entrepreneurship.
Shree Ramkrishna Export Pvt. Ltd. was recognized by AHCA (Asian Human Capital Award), Government of Singapore’s Initiative for its outstanding HR practices and ranked 47th across Asia.
'SRK Empire’, our state-of-the-art manufacturing facility @ Surat with latest technology & machinery was inaugurated on 12-04-2011 by Ms. Varda Shine.
On 9th September 2011 Shree Ramkrishna Export Pvt. Ltd. (SRK)shifted to Bharat Diamond Bourse EE-6011,
BKC, Bandra(E) world's largest diamond bourse having 6500+ Sq.ft.office with all ultra-modern facilities.
Achieved DTC Sightholder status on 30th March 2012.
SRK consecutively awarded since last 3 years by the GJEPC for its Outstanding Export Performance and Contribution in the trade for the category of “Cut & Polished Diamonds” for the year 2011-12.
SRK Founder & Chairman Mr. Govind L. Dholakia has been awarded as 'Outstanding
Entrepreneur-2011' by Federation of Gujarat Industries (FGI).The award was given by Narendra Modi - Honorable CM of Gujarat.
FGI Award for Excellence in the Area of ‘Exports Performance and Promotion’ to Shree Ramkrishna Exports Pvt. Ltd(SRK).The award was given by Shri Narendra Modi - Honourable Chief Minister of Gujarat.
Shree Ramkrishna Exports Pvt. Ltd. (SRK) has been awarded 2nd time continuously by FedEx in International Business League 2&3 for the “Outstanding Entrepreneurship”.This award was given by Mr. Rakesh Shalia – Managing Director – Marketing (Middle East, Indian Subcontinent & Africa) at Guangzhou, China.
SRK is proud to announce its 1st Diamond graded as Flawless with D Color from GIA.
This stone is of 3.01 Cts FL D EX-EX-EX, Type-II A Certificate which means Excellent in cut, Excellent in symmetry, Excellent in polish.
It is the special success of SRK to discover the Rare Pair of Pear Shaped Twin diamonds which are even more identical than the twin brothers.It is an excellent value diamonds with Flawless (FL) and Internally Flawless (IF) Clarity.The weight of the both pair is 5.55 & 5.56. The total weight is 11.11 which is lucky number.
Shree Ramkrishna Exports Pvt. Ltd.(SRK) is honoured with “Most Socially Responsible Exporter” in the “ECGC - D&B Indian Exporters Excellence Awards”.The prestigious award was honored from the graceful hands of Shri.S.R. Rao Union Commerce Secretary, to our Director Mr. Shreyans Dholakia.
SRK is honoured with "Silver Certificate of Merit" by The Jury and the Executive Committee of Frost & Sullivan for the “India Manufacturing Excellence Awards” organized by ET NOW for Manufacturing and Supply Chain Excellence.
Shree Ramkrishna Exports Pvt. Ltd. (SRK) got the membership of United States Green Building Council (USGBC).
Shree Ramkrishna Exports Pvt. Ltd. (SRK) implemented ISO 50001:2011(Energy Management Standard).This certificate is being recommended first in India by ANAB (American National Accreditation Board) through BSI(British Standards Institute).
Dr. Kalam became the guest of the Diamond city for the evening and visited Shree Ramkrishna Export Pvt. Ltd on 8/08/2013 Friday.
Shree Ramkrishna Exports (SRK) Group Earns Jewellery News Asia (JNA) Award for Manufacturer of the Year - Diamond Cutting & Polishing&Employer of the Year.
Shree Ramkrishna Exports (SRK) Group Earns Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) Award for Cut & Polished Diamonds - Large Category & Best Exporter of the Year.
SRK Group Chairman Mr. Govind Dholakia visited ISRO as a guest lecturer & addressed 100 Scientist of ISRO by sharing his entire journey on “Entrepreneurship: - Wonders of Traditional Wisdom”.
Shree Ramkrishna Exports Celebrated 50 years of its Founder Mr. Govind Dholakia’s Journey into Diamond Industry
SRKID declared the only authorized institute for vocational training in Gems & Jewellery Industry by Government of Gujarat State
Shree Ramkrishna Welfare Trust a CSR Initiative of Shree Ramkrishna Exports Pvt. Ltd. achieved the Award for the Outstanding Achievement in Social Welfare Program from the SGCCI (Southern Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry by the graceful hands of Mr. R.V. Kanoria (Immediate Past President-FICCI)
SRK obtained Alrosa Alliance on meeting high standards of business conduct and for possessing a keen insight into the diamond market.
SRK Founder & Chairman Mr. Govind Dholakia was conferred with AMA-Atlas Dyechem Award for “Outstanding Entrepreneur” of the year 2013.
SRK- Founder & Chairman (Govind Dholakia) addressed Management Students of India’s best B-school IIM-A. SRK CSR activities was formulated as case study and included in IIM-A syllabus.
SRK, Founder and Chairman, Mr. Govind Dholakia, has won the Life Achievement Award - Manufacturing by Retail Jeweler Magazine 2014 for his contribution to Global Diamond Industry.
SRK Exports Founder & Chairman, Mr. Govind Dholakia was Conferred with Sarin - Life Time Achievement Award 2014 for his inestimable Contribution towards Diamond industry.
SRK Exports was conferred with “Sustainability Initiative of the year" award - 2014 by JNA - UBM Group.