Panjikar is a leader in Gemology Lab Services Edu-Tech for the last 35+ years.

Established by Dr. Jayshree Panjikar in 1982, the brand Panjikar is notable and renowned for technical expertise in Gemstones, Diamonds, and Pearls with Laboratory Services (Pangem Testing Laboratory) and Training Institute (Pangemtech) in the Gem and Jewellery Industry.

Our Directors

Dr. Jayshree Panjikar

Dr. Jayshree Panjikar is an internationally recognized authority on Gemmology, The Science of Gemstones. Dr. Panjikar is the first Indian lady to study complete doctoral thesis on gemstones at the Heidelberg University, Germany. Dr. Panjikar is also the author of the book ‘GEMSTONES Properties and Identification’.

Dr. Panjikar is A Gemstone Panel Member of the International Mineralogical Association (IMA) and Precious Metal and Gemstone Panel Member of the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS).She has taken an active role for the formulation of the BIS standards for Diamonds. Executive Secretary of the International Gemmological Conference (IGC).Member of the Board of Studies for the University of Mumbai. Member of the Board of Studies in the St. Xavier’s College Mumbai.

Aatish Panjikar

Aatish Panjikar has been involved in the field of gemology since 2003. Aatish completed his Diploma in Gemology from Gemological institute of India. An experienced lab gemologist and a prolific technical instructor, Aatish is an Engineer by qualification and certified diamond grader from HRD, Antwerp Belgium. He has been a part of many technical papers and research projects with Dr. Jayshree Panjikar.

Prachi Jadhav-Panjikar

Prachi Jadhav-Panjikar started her career in Gems and Jewellery Industry in the year 2011. Prachi is a Management Post-Graduate from Pune University. She completed her Professional Gemmologist course from Seamless Education Academy and is a Graduate Gemologist from GIA Carlsbad. Prachi is also Jewellery Designer. Her persona and artistic outlook has definitely added a creative avenue to the organization.