Social Welfare

Educational Activities

SDA promotes education in the local community by conducting several events and generous donations to local schools. SDA has been successfully running a girl’s school for the past 18 years.

We also organize events to motivate students to excel in education by awarding them with a generous donation and we make sure that it goes for the right cause.

In addition to providing academic knowledge to the community students, SDA arranges special seminars to educate local artisans about diamond technicality and diamond grading in association with The International Gemological Institute (IGI) and Gemological Institute of America (GIA).

Cricket tournament: Diamond Premier League (DPL) 2012

Surat Diamond Association organized a cricket tournament from April 13th to April 22nd,2012 at Hare Krishna Campus, Sarthana. A total of 16 teams from different companies from the local diamond industry participated in the tournament. Out of the two finalists, Jodhani Brothers and Minaxi Diamonds, the Jodhani Brothers won the tournament.

During the valedictory function, a fashion show was organized where young kids walked the runway. The funds collected during the event were to the kids suffering from HIV.

City Safety Awareness Program

SDA conducted a safety awareness program on July 21st, 2011 in association with Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) for improving the safety of the local people. This program was graced by the presence of the police commissioner of Surat, Mr. Rakesh Asthana and the Mayor of the city, Mr. Rajendrabhai Desai. Mrs. Reshmaben Rangrej from Ahmedabad was honored for her act of bravery for reporting a complaint against her husband who was associated with the planning of a bombing incident in Ahmedabad.

Campaigns for betterment of the Community

Green Initiatives:
The Tapti Shudhhikaran Abhiyan Initiative(Tapti Cleanliness Campaign) was undertaken to promote and maintain the cleanliness of the river Tapti.
Anti-addiction campaigns:
SDA organized proactive “Quit smoking/tobacco” campaigns led by motivational speakers to encourage a tobacco-free society.
Initiative to eliminate malnutrition in children:
“SDA Kuposhan Naboodi Yojna” (Eliminate Malnutrition Program) campaign aims to eradicate malnutrition in children. Through this campaign, SDA members sponsor to finance the needs of children by providing them with basic necessities.