Surat Diamond Association is a non-profit organization established in 1988, It has been successfully representing the local gem and jewellery industry and caters the interests of the diamond community since 1988. it has 4500 plus members comprising of manufacturers, brokers, DTC Sight Holders, traders, importers, exporters and institutions. SDA represents almost all of the major companies who have their operations in Surat. In order to promote the growth of the diamond industry, SDA has undertaken a number of initiatives, such as reduction in Goods & Service Tax, the Empower ID program to address labour related issues in the SME sector; seminars and fairs to increase awareness about rapidly changing technology and economic trends;
A Diamond Hospital and Research Centre was built by SDA.
SDA is regularly conducting education programs for the betterment of the local community.