Date: November 2001

Sri Punit Srimal’s “Diamond Theory”- a part of SINGEM’s Diamonds curriculum since 1997, receives copyright from the Government of India. The elusive answer to the centuries old question regarding the ‘4th C-Cut’ is propounded via the SINGEM ACG Technique for Diamonds. The theory also includes the revolutionary Diamond Pricing Technique invented by Mr. Srimal.

Date: August 2001

First ever mobile classes are initiated with an intensive nine day workshop called “Gateway to Diamonds.” The complete, practical program on diamond grading and pricing is a resounding success with 45 people participating in it’s first ever edition held in India’s southern hub, Chennai.