Gitanjali Group

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Gitanjali Jayaraman
Public company
Traded asBSE532715
NSEGITANJALI
IndustryDiamond and Jewellery
Founded1966; 53 years ago (1966)
HeadquartersMumbai, India[1]
Key people
Mehul Choksi, Chairman[2]
ProductsDiamond, jewellery, retail & lifestyle and infrastructure
Revenue135 billion (US$2.0 billion)[3][4]
Websitewww.gitanjaligroup.com now defunct and dead link

Gitanjali Group was one of the largest branded jewellery retailers in the world. It is headquartered in Mumbai, India. Gitanjali sells its jewellery through over 4,000 Points of Sale and enjoys a market share of over 50 per cent of the overall organised jewellery market in India. Prominent brands housed by the group include Nakshatra, D'damas, Gili, Asmi, Sangini, Maya, Giantti, World of Solitaire and Shuddhi.

Listing[edit]

The company has been listed on Bombay Stock Exchange with script code 532715, National Stock Exchange of India script name Gitanjali[5]

2018 Investigation[edit]

Further information: Punjab National Bank Fraud Case, 2018

Mehul Choksi, the founder and managing director[6] of ‘Gitanjali Gems’ and the maternal uncle of Nirav Modi has come under the radar of various investigating agencies, following the Enforcement Directorate (ED) filing a case against the latter for conducting fraudulent transactions from the Punjab National Bank.[7][8] This case is claimed to be India's biggest bank fraud.[9] Mehul Choksi fled India along with his nephew after the F.I.R was filed about the bank scam.[10]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Gitanjali Group". Gitanjali Group. Retrieved 23 December 2010.
  2. ^ "Gitanjali seeks patents for 25 new diamond cuts". The Hindu Business Line. 6 December 2003. Retrieved 23 December 2010.
  3. ^ http://www.nseindia.com/marketinfo/companyinfo/eod/results.jsp?param=01-APR-200931-MAR-2010ANANCCEGITANJALI&seq_id=75031&viewFlag=N
  4. ^ "Gitanjali Group eyes Rs 10K cr turnover in two years". Business-standard.com. 4 March 2010. Retrieved 23 December 2010.
  5. ^ "Gitanjali Group". Gitanjali Group. Retrieved 24 December 2010.
  6. ^ "Board of Directors – Gitanjali Group". www.gitanjaligroup.com. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  7. ^ "L'affaire Nirav Modi: Mehul Choksi, Gitanjali Gems under Sebi scanner". The Economic Times. 15 February 2018. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  8. ^ Pandey, Devesh K. (16 February 2018). "PNB fraud case: CBI registers fresh case against Gitanjali Group". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 16 February 2018.
  9. ^ "TAKE A LOOK-India's biggest bank fraud at state-run lender PNB". Reuters. 16 February 2018. Archived from the original on 17 February 2018.
  10. ^ Chauha, Neeraj (24 July 2018). "Fugitive Mehul Choksi flees to Antigua, acquires local passport". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 21 August 2018.