“Alone we can do so little, together we can do so much.” –Helen Keller
SDI TEAM COMPRISES WELL-TRAINED,YOUNG AND EXPERIENCED MEMBERS
Mr.Anish Ostwal joined SDI since its establishment as Diamond Grader. His dedication towards work has brought him to the professional level in teaching Diamond grading and Gold Appraisal. At present, Anish is a skilled diamond grader and also manages the accounting department at SDI. His knowledge, years of experience in learning the market and new trends in the field of jewellery and management has made him extraordinarily efficient that along with teaching he is also a part of management and looks after day to day affairs of the institute. SDI is proud of Anish for his hard working, punctual, and efficient nature. He believes that “If you work with Passion then success will follow you automatically”.
“Power House of SDI”
Nisha, an energetic & hardworking personality has been the backbone of SDI since 2015. She has pursued her Diploma in Jewellery Designing & Colour Stone Identification from SDI & has 3 yrs of working Experience in Corporate Sector.She is the HR at SDI & her multitasking ability & Social Media knowledge has helped SDI grow leaps & bounds.Her Echelon at SDI doesn’t hold her being a down to earth person. A role model to all the staff & Faculties at SDI. She is creatively best, Ethical & Punctual personality. Her Role as HR is to inspire the students & recognize their responsibilities & place them in well known companies for a better future in the field of Gems & Jewellery Sector.
“The Life Line of the Institute”
The Reason behind the Institute’s harmonious working environment, Manjula remains to be the undisputed contributor. From being the ‘perfect counselor’ to the students to being ‘a helpful coordinator’ to her colleagues, Manju ( as she is fondly called) dons miscellaneous hats. Students find her “friendly and approachable.” “She is linguistically so strong, that we have no inhibitions to approach her, when in need,” expresses a student. “ Her smiling face and greeting, right at the reception assures you that your day will go great!!” exclaims a fellow colleague. “I like it here, people are great to work with and the organization has many things to offer,” exclaims the cheery Manju.
Keerthana Nayak. K
Being very passionate about Jewellery Designing since childhood, Keerthana completed her graduation from School of Jewellery Designing & Management, Manipal & Diploma in Jewellery Designing from International Gemological Institute(IGI), Mumbai. During her graduation, she actively participated in International Jewellery Designing Competition. Her hobbies and interests include drawing, painting, sketching and creating fashion jewellery. She enjoys learning new things everyday and also loves to share her knowledge with students who share the same interest as hers by helping them in their creative-transformation. Keethana’s mantra is “Work so hard that one day your signature will be called as an Autograph.”
Shantanu himself is alumni of SDI. He has done his Diploma in Computer Aided Jewellery Designing from SDI. His area of interest and never-ending research about CAD helped him to get the height and he has now become the part of our team. To describe Shantanu, he is the young and energetic faculty who is always punctual and never says no to any work as a team. He is definitely not less than a multi-talented personality having such great hobbies of sports, bike riding and especially in photography. He is ambitious, creative and sociable. As an instructor he always brings out the best in students by being positive and cheerful.
Shantanu believes in, “The pain you feel today is the strength you feel tomorrow, for every challenge encountered there is an opportunity of growth.”
“Work until you no longer have to introduce yourself”.
Alumni of SDI!!! Rajesh has pursued Diploma in Gems and Jewellery Professional from SDI. Rajesh has an experience of 6 years in Gems & Jewellery Industry. His keen interest in Gemstones and diamonds made him become a part of SDI as a Gemology Instructor. His service of 2 years in SDI-GJL (Gems & Jewellery Laboratory) has helped himself to grow as a Gemologist. To describe Rajesh, he is friendly, calm, and approachable. One of the coolest & Calm faculties SDI has ever had in Gemology department.
Ram Kumar B
“If you want to walk fast, walk alone, if you want to walk far, walk together”
Alumni of SDI!!! Ram Kumar persuaded his Diploma in Diamond Grading and Color Stone Identification (Gemology) from Solitaire Diamond Institute. He is fun loving, talented and friendly person.His keen interest, knowledge and talent lead him into Gems and Jewellery field. After his completion of the course he worked as an intern at SDI lab (GJL) to further polish his skills in grading. Now, he is a Gemologist at SDI. Ram is very much keen in teaching students on diamond grading along with lab activities, he is also a Diamond Grading faculty at SDI. Students are very well benefitted from his theoretical and vast practical knowledge on Gems and Jewellery.
Senior Lab Assistant
Gagan believes “Nothing can motivate yourself but YOU”
He joined SDI in 2013 and works as a Senior Lab Assistant at SDI GJL (Gems and Jewellery laboratory). His qualities like hard working, multi- tasking, profound knowledge in business has made him to handle variety of tasks in SDI – GJL. Gagan is always energetic, friendly and helpful nature and makes the SDI environment lively. He has a good knowledge of jewellery market in Bangalore. Due to his friendly nature he has created a good relationship with customers and other faculty member.
Being a believer of a free soul, according to Rupali, “Art is the creative way to express the courage.” She has completed her Fine Jewellery Designing from JD International Design School, Bangalore and successfully participated in many designing competitions. Being a jolly aesthetic girl Rupali believes to design with Positivity and enjoys each and every step of making it. Gaining the knowledge about the historical facts of jewellery isn’t enough for her she’s even keen on reading, painting, art and crafts, Fashion jewellery making thus she helps all the students for each and every step where they face the difficulties during designing.
Although time management plays an important role in her characteristics, she always welcomes the challenges to get some additional knowledge. Rupali is a great team member with full of energy also she has the positive power to encourage everyone.
“Key person of SDI” – A Day at SDI will never start without him. He is in charge of SDI’S Hospitality and has been supporting SDI in its growth indirectly. His sense of humor and punctuality wins everyone’s heart. As a fun filled character he is always positive and entertaining at times and carries a smile on his face. Heartiest respect towards his mother tongue Kannada makes everyone learn the language. SDI’s senior most employee who has been a part of SDI since its inspection. He believes in, “Slow but steady, wins the race”.