An Indian billionaire diamond merchant Savji Dholakia distributed 600 cars as Diwali gift to the staff member of his company, Hare Krishna Exports on Thursday (25).
The merchant is known for giving out lavish gifts to his staff on Diwali every year and continuing his tradition, this year also he surprised his employees with four wheelers.
The diamond seller and his company are located at Surat town in Gujarat state of Western India.
‘Skill India Incentive Ceremony’, the spectacular event organised in Delhi, Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi handed over the keys of brand new cars to the four employees including a physically challenged lady staff member.
The diamond workers and engineers at Hare Krishna Group get Renault KWID and Maruti Suzuki Celerio four-wheelers. The on road price of both car models are up to Rs 4,40,000 and Rs 5,38,000 respectively, according to Dholakia.
“Hari Krishna Group hosted a Skill India Incentive Ceremony 2018 at its manufacturing unit HK HUB, Surat. To grace this ceremony, prime minister of India, Narendra Modi handed over car keys to few of the company’s employees personally in New Delhi and gave his warm blessing to over 25,000 family members through a live video conferencing,” said Savji Dholakia Founder and Chairman, of Hari Krishna Group in a Facebook post on Thursday.
“As a part of the company’s loyalty bonus program, the HK Group gave incentives to approximately 1,700 diamond artists and diamond engineers in the form of cars and fixed deposits,” he added.
There are around 5,500 staff members are working in the company and out of them, 4,000 have already obtained their gifts, according to the media reports.
Two years ago, Dholakia handed over 400 flats and 1,260 cars as Diwali bonus to his company staff members. In 2015, 491 cars and 200 flats were handed over as gifts, according to the reports. However, in a surprise, such posh gifts were excluded in 2017.
According to the media reports, the diamond seller is from Amreli located in Saurashtra region of Gujarat. He had initiated his business with a small loan from his close relative.