Mr. Vasant Mehta belongs to a genre of people possessing extraordinary leadership qualities. He joined GJEPC in the year 1969 as an honorary member and consequently held several critical positions including that of Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Council. He has also been a convener of the Banking Insurance and Taxation Committee for over 10 years. He has served as a member of the committee of the Bharat Diamond Bourse and has been an Advisor to their Legal Committee.
He is past Vice President of IDMA & WDC. He is also a Special advisor to Diamond Industry of China. Mr. Mehta had played a significant role by undertaking measures to transform the Indian diamond manufacturing industry into a global jewellery manufacturing hub that boasts of quality & design oriented jewellery. Mr. Mehta’s contribution in promoting and representing the Indian Gem &Jewellery fraternity in international forum has been commendable.
Mr. Mehta is a second-generation diamontaires and has been involved in his family business for over 40 years. He is founder and senior partner of M/S. V.Rameshchandra & Co., Mumbai. After graduating from Calcutta University, Vasant Mehta migrated to Mumbai and made his foray in the emerging diamond cutting industry in 1966.