“World largest diamond trading center, BDB Bharat Diamond bourse operational at Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) Mumbai. With about 9 towers, 2500 diamond trading offices spread over 1.6 million square feet area, This bourse (trading hub) has all state of art facilities ideal to be biggest diamond trading complex of India..”
About Diamond Bourse at BKC
India is now the 3rd largest country when is comes to diamond purchasers/consumers after United states and Japan, and one of the biggest manufacturers of diamonds that are exported world wide. BDB which is now operational at BKC has huge dedicated space specially for diamond traders from India and around world with 20 acres of plot which is about (1.6 million square feet) which is really huge and perfect hub to be called as world’s largest diamond trading center, which was till date tagged to Antwerp diamond center in Belgium.
After almost a decade struggling to get up and running, this beautiful bourse which has 560000 square feet of landscape garden is operational which is formed by 2 major joint organizations which are ‘Members of Diamond Exporters and Traders of India’ and ‘Mineral and Metal Trading Corporation of India’. BDB is a pure non profit organization focused as an service oriented company formed to cater the diamond traders of Mumbai and around India, who are specialized and known as leading exporters of precious gems/metals and other jewellery. This diamond exchange will be a centralized hub for all traders/exporters related to this industry with all the required support, facilities and services to enhance the diamond market focused to be on 1st position as leading manufacturers, consumers and exporters of diamond stones and gems.
When it comes to safety and security of such beautiful and important commercial center of Mumbai, This Diamond complex is protected with one of the biggest commercial insurance of about Approximate 500 crores which do not include any individual insurance policies that will be separately owned by individual diamond traders inside bourse for their premise. This 3 major insurance policies being insurance against fire emergencies, theft and burglary related and public liability policy from one of the leading insurance firm called ‘United India Insurance Company’. More than thousand people are already employed at this diamond trading centre working 24 hours in separate shifts to take care of the bourse.
Facilities at Diamond Bourse
Taken into consideration the facilities their are Offices of diamond exporters, traders, custom officer, banks along with other commercial’s like restaurants and other services. All ground floors of 9 towers are planned to rent out to other financial and non financial commercial offices that benefits with banks, restaurants and other miscellaneous services that can help workers/employees at BDB BKC. About more than half million people are already employed in diamond trading business with all traders around India.
Precious Cargo Customs Clearing Offices
Since diamond is one of the very precious metals, This Diamond trading bourse of Bandra have dedicated customs and clearing agents offices inside the HUB. Approximately 12000 square feet area given to customs and separate 7000 square feet of bourse area for clearing agent, which makes it a special precious cargo clearing zone (Customs Area) of Mumbai at Bandra Kurla Complex.
Since 2009, crores of varieties of diamonds like Cut and Polished diamond, Gold Jewellery with precious stone, Rough Diamond gems and others have been Imported and Exported through this customs by various Importers and Exporters of India who now also have their trading offices inside this worlds largest bourse.
Address and Contact Numbers
Address : Block G, Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), Bandra (East), Mumbai, State : Maharashtra, India, Pincode : 400051
Contact : +91-22-26522220 (Kindly Note that 91 is India ISD and 22 is Mumbai STD code), Official Website
Understanding BDB Office Code
Since its a huge premises and every office has be given a code combined with other codes like Tower Code, Core, Floor Number and Finally the main trader/organization office premise number.
Decode 1 : Tower Alphabet (It can be any letter between A to J, Excluding ‘I’)
Decode 2 : The Core, 3 core being ‘West’, ‘East’ and ‘Centre’
Decode 3 : The Floor Number
Decode 4 : Diamond Traders / Organization premise number.
Example : BE3002 ( Which Means Tower ‘B’, East Core, 3rd floor, Office Number 002)
How to Reach BDB
By Train : The nearest station being ‘Bandra’ which is also a terminus in Mumbai, Get down in EAST side and private auto, buses are ready available from station.
By Road : On Western Express Highway which is connected to EAST location follow the board and get into main Entrance of ‘Bandra Kurla Complex’ and its exactly inside same.