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NJA 2019 - Terms & Conditions

  • Entire Jewellery Fraternity (The Jewellery fraternities include Retailers, Wholesalers, Manufacturers, e-commerce entity, Designers and Gold smiths.) across India can apply for the National Jewellery Awards 2019
  • Designs/Jewellery which is manufactured in the calendar year Jan 1, 2019 to Dec 31, 2019. can only take part. Entries that do not comply with any of these rules will be disqualified
  • Jewellery design/pieces or stores or marketing activities for jewellery promotion awarded in any other jewellery awards held in the previous year will not be eligible to apply for National Jewellery Awards and if found will be disqualified from the awards
  • The Top 3 participants for Artisan/Craftsman award will receive cash prize of INR 51,000, INR 25,000 and INR 11,000 respectively
  • It is explicitly understood that the entry details are approved and overseen by the owner /partner/ director of the company
  • At the time of submitting the application, please ensure that you have provided all the necessary details. Please make a note that incomplete applications will not be accepted
  • All the supporting materials wherever necessary should be specifically attached with the entries
  • One Jewellery piece/ set/ pair/ design can participate in one category only. Similar designs, if found will be disqualified from the awards
  • Winners of the previous editions of NJA are not eligible to participate with the winning jewellery piece/ set
  • The Jewellery has to be 100% manufactured in India to participate in the National Jewellery Awards 2019
  • For applying in student category, the participant should have completed 18 years of age as on October 31, 2019
  • Application fees is not refundable
  • Kindly issue the Cheque or Demand draft or NEFT or RTGS on the name of "All India Gems & Jewellery Domestic Council"
  • Discounts are applicable on the number of entries in your cart (i.e. 5 entries and above) and not applicable on any back dated invoices. For example; on Dec 5, 2019 you have successfully paid for 3 entries and subsequently, you also apply for 4 more entries, in this scenario the discounts will not be applicable. GST applicable over and above
  • In case there is a dispute with a Jewellery design, then the participant must prove that he has designed that particular Jewellery piece. The decision of the NJA Awards committee will be final and binding
  • The third-party process auditor shall monitor the system process of NJA 2019 Program
  • The third-party process auditor shall monitor the system process of NJA 2019 Program
  • You are requested to-cooperate with the NJA Awards committee on the deadlines for submission of material/jewellery for smooth operations
  • The Jury of the NJA 2019 shall have the final authority in determining the winner of the awards. The decision of the Jury shall be final, conclusive and binding, the winner or any other person shall have no legal or any other rights to contest or dispute the decision of the jury
  • GJC shall not be legally liable for any property/person l damage/loss arising for any reason whatsoever regarding the National Jewellery Awards 2019
  • Please submit photographs of finished jewellery or sketches only. Size of photographs must be 8*10 inches only in case of hard copy submitted
  • The Award categories may be changed / modified / split / merged / increased or cancelled by the Jury based on the number and quality of entries received in each category. Awards management / jury may apply minimum cap for the category to be awarded to maintain high standards of Awards. This is at the discretion of Awards management / Jury and this cannot be contested in any manner
  • In the event that no Participant in a category are found to be worthy of inclusion by the Jury, the Award category may be cancelled by the Jury. The decision of the Jury in this regard will be final and non-contestable. The Awards management will not entertain any queries in this regard
    • The Jewellery applied for the Awards should be: Commercially available
    • Original design
    • Meet the category requirements (General and Specific) for each category in which it is entered. The category requirements are set forth below. Designs/Jewellery which is manufactured in the year 2019 can only take part. Entries that do not comply with any of these rules will be disqualified
  • By submitting your entry, you grant organizer the right and license to reproduce, publish, distribute, and display your entry materials, and portions thereof, in any of its publications in all media and advertising the same, and you represent and warrant:
    • That the work depicted in your entry is your own original creation, that organizer’s use and publication of your entry materials will not infringe upon or otherwise violate any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other intellectual property right, any right of publicity, privacy, or other personal right or any law, rule, or regulation
    • That the information provided on your payment form and entry form is accurate and complete
    • That you have obtained all necessary license and releases from persons depicted in, or involved in creating (including photographers), your entry materials and listed on your entry form so that organizer will not incur any obligation or liability to them based upon its use or publication of your entry materials
    • Entry materials (other than actual jewellery pieces) will not be returned
    • Organizer is not liable for lost, stolen, illegible, misdirected, damaged, or mutilated entries. Entry fee is nonrefundable and will not be returned (even if your entry is determined to be ineligible or disqualified) unless competition is cancelled or postponed by organizer
    • Organizer reserves the right to cancel or postpone all or portions of the competition for any or no reasons. If you have submitted an entry for a cancelled or postponed portion of the competition, organizer will refund your entry fee for that entry within thirty (30) days of any decision to cancel or postpone, and the licenses granted by you to organizer under these rules for the attached entries will terminate. In addition, organizer reserves the right to combine selected categories
    • Finalist & Winners will be required to sign and return an affidavit of eligibility and publicity / liability release within 2 days days of notification or may be disqualified
    • Taxes and other expenses on the awards are the responsibility of the winners
    • By entering, each entrant accepts and agrees to be bound by these official Rules and by the decisions of Organizers are final on all matters regarding these Awards
    • Awards Participation in the Awards is subject to defined Terms & Conditions
    • I confirm, as an individual or on behalf of my Organization that I/we am/ are part of the Jewellery industry either as retailer or wholesaler or manufacturer or designers or gold smiths. I / We will abide by the terms & conditions of the ‘NJA 2019' (mentioned in NJA Brochure & www.gjc.org.in on website) and accept that the decision of the Jury is final and binding. I confirm my / our eligibility to take part in this Award and that all information in this application and accompanying documents are correct to the best of my knowledge.