A state-of-the-art Surat Diamond Bourse (SDB) is planned on the Surat Airport road with the proposed investment to the tune of Rs 2,000 crore.
By Industry sources said owners of big diamond companies, including Diamond Trading Company (DTC) sight holders, have been explore for 2 lakh square meter land on Vesu-Dumas Road in the city to construct a world-class 'Sardar Diamond Bourse', which will house diamond trading offices and cabins for small traders.
A DTC sightholder said, “All eyes are on Wednesday evening’s meeting in the diamond city. We want to reach at the a general agreement for the same and that things will be finalized soon”
"The 'Chalo Surat' movement has gained momentum. In the next few days, the developers of Sardar Diamond Bourse are likely to purchase 2 lakh square metre of land between Vesu and Dumas. The bourse would be set up in three years." said By Surat Diamond Association president Dinesh Navadia
More than 100 Diamantaires In mumbai are ready to relocate their office to surat.
What benefits city gets?
- City diamond Annual turn over reach above 2 lakh core
- International Diamond Trading center.
- One million new jobs will be created
- Direct import & export from city no need to depend upon mumbai
- It will boost the Air Connectivity issue.