Date Event
16-08-2019 A Meeting was convened with the Heads of Captive User Organisations chaired by Mr. Mansukh Mandaviya, Hon’ble Minister of State for Shipping (Independent Charge), Chemicals and Fertilisers, Govt. of India at the Board Room of NMPT. Sri P. B. Abdul Hameed, President, VP Isaac Vas, PP Vatika Pai and  Sri Prashant C. G., Hon. Secretary attended.
17-08-2019 Srinivas University conducted an International Conference entitled “Emerging Trends in Management, IT and Education at Hotel Srinivas.  Sri P. B. Abdul Hameed President, KCCI was invited as an “Organisation Delegate” for a round table Conference.
18-08-2019 Seminar on ‘Economic Slowdown and Its Impact on Automobile Trade’ was held at the Meeting Hall of KCCI.


27-08-2019 ಕೈಗಾರಿಕಾ ವಲಯದಲ್ಲಿಜಮೀನು ಹಂಚಿಕೆ ಬಗ್ಗೆ ಉಪ ಸಮಿತಿ ಸಭೆಯುಜಿಲ್ಲಾಕೈಗಾರಿಕಾಕೇಂದ್ರ, ಎಯ್ಯಾಡಿಇಲ್ಲಿಜರಗಿತು. ಶ್ರೀ ಪಿ. ಬಿ. ಅಬ್ದುಲ್ ಹಮೀದ್, ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷರು ಭಾಗವಹಿಸಿರುವರು.
30-08-2019 ಜಿಲ್ಲಾ ಮಟ್ಟದಎಕಗವಾಕ್ಷಿ ಸಮಿತಿ ಸಭೆಯು ಮಾನ್ಯಜಿಲ್ಲಾಧಿಕಾರಿಯವರು, ದಕ್ಷಿಣಕನ್ನಡಜಿಲ್ಲೆ, ಮಂಗಳೂರು ಇವರಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷತೆಯಲ್ಲಿಜಿಲ್ಲಾಧಿಕಾರಿಯವರಕಚೇರಿ ಸಭಾಂಗಣದಲ್ಲಿಜರಗಿತು. ಶ್ರೀ ಪಿ. ಬಿ. ಅಬ್ದುಲ್ ಹಮೀದ್, ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷರು ಭಾಗವಹಿಸಿರುವರು.
ಜಿಲ್ಲಾ ಮಟ್ಟದ “ಕೈಗಾರಿಕಾ ಸ್ಪಂದನ” ಸಭೆಯು ಮಾನ್ಯಜಿಲ್ಲಾಧಿಕಾರಿಯವರು, ದಕ್ಷಿಣಕನ್ನಡಜಿಲ್ಲೆ, ಮಂಗಳೂರು.

ಇವರಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷತೆಯಲ್ಲಿಜಿಲ್ಲಾಧಿಕಾರಿಯವರಕಚೇರಿ ಸಭಾಂಗಣದಲ್ಲಿಜರಗಿತು. ಶ್ರೀ ಪಿ. ಬಿ. ಅಬ್ದುಲ್ ಹಮೀದ್, ಅಧ್ಯಕ್ಷರು ಭಾಗವಹಿಸಿರುವರು.

The Eleventh Meeting of the Committee / Board of the KCCI, Mangaluru for the year 2018-19 was held at the Boardroom of KCCI.
10-09-2019 The Welsh Government & Mangaluru Smart City Limited organised an event on ‘Liveable Urbanism Mangaluru’ at the Town Hall Auditorium, Hampankatta, Mangaluru.
12-09-2019 Awareness Programme on ‘SabkaVishwas (Legacy Dispute Resolution) Scheme was held at the Meeting Hall of KCCI.
19-09-2019 Vice-President Mr. Isaac Vas, Past President Mrs.Vathika Kamath, Director Mr.Divakar Pai and Mr. Lionel Aranha participated in a discussion on “Setting up Entrepreneurial Development Forum – A meetup to initiate an Entrepreneurship Development forum in Mangalore region” on Thursday 19 Sep 2019 at Sahyadri Institute, Adyar, Mangaluru. Mr. Nagaraja (Naga) Prakasam a versatile and passionate leader and a full time, lead angel investor spearheaded the Impact thinking.
21-09-2019 Vice-President Isaac Vas attended an Executive Committee Meeting of the CEOL to discuss further course of development for the Incubation Centre that was spearheaded by the Chamber. Joint Director of Industries and other Committee Members were present.

The Twelfth Meeting of the Committee / Board of the KCCI, Mangaluru for the year 2018-19 was held at the Boardroom of KCCI.



Vice-President Isaac Vas attended a Meeting at the Office of Joint Director of Industries on Organizing an Investors Meet in Mangalore in the Month of November 2019.

On behalf of the chamber following suggestions were given –

1. Highlight the Land Bank Available with facilities at various

place in Mangalore suitable for Industries at the Meet.

2. Present the new Industrial Policy which envisages Private

Industrial Areas at the meet.

3. Present Readily available Investment Projects at the Meet.

4. Present the Infrastructure available in Mangalore for Housing

5. Highlight the Leisure Infrastructure in Mangalore

6. Highlight the tourism investment opportunities available.

7. Make Presentation on CRZ rules and CRZ consultants for


8. Concurrently have an Exhibition/Show titled ‘MADE IN


TO JOIN US IN THE INITIATIVE). Suggested TMA Pai convention centre for the event.

10. Requested to involve CREDAI in the next meet.

11. Requested to present the budget and scale in the next meet.

12. Present Tourism Incentives, Financial Incentives available for


The 79th AGM of KCCI was held. Past President Mr. G. G. Mohandas Prabhu Chaired the meeting. Mr. Isaac Vas was elected as President for the year 2019-20.


27-09-2019 KCCI hosted World Tourism Day along with alongwith the District Administration and D. K. Hotels & Restaurant Association with the theme “Tourism and jobs – A better future for all”  at the Town Hall,  Mangalore.

President Issac Vas attended the AGM of MSEZ at Gateway Hotel on 27.9.2019. MSEZ was spearheaded by KCCI, initially started with the seed money from the Chamber and today is a vibrant Special Economic Zone. Past President Mr.Srinivas S. Kamath who is an Independent Director of MSEZ and Mr. M Venkatesh, Managing Director of MRPL were present.

Sri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, Vice-President attended Waste Management Workshop at Mangalore City Corporation, Lalbagh, Mangalore – 575 003.

29-09-2019 President Isaac Vas, Hon. Secretaries Nissar Fakeer Mohammed and Divakar Pai Kochikar attended the Valedictory Ceremony of the Swachh Bharath Abhiyan – a 5 year program of the Ramakrishna Mission, Mangalore which was started in 2014. More than 3,000 concerned and active citizens participated in the Swachhathe Activities of the vicinity of Central Market and the Valedictory Event.
30-09-2019 President Isaac Vas met the Shri C. T.  Ravi, Minister of Tourism, Government of Karnataka on 30-9-.2019 at Moodabidri and presented a memorandum on issues and concerns on Tourism in D.K.

Among other points that were discussed were:

1. Having a District Level Single Window clearing system for all Tourism related projects in the same lines as the single window for industries.

2. Designating Sasihitlu as a beach exclusively for surfing.

3. Allocating budget for Indian Open of Surfing.

4. Making a Calendar of Events for all Tourism events in Karnataka.

5. Having a PPP module for all Tourism Event.

6. Include all the Infrastructure required for Tourism under Infrastructure Budget of the Govt.

01-10-2019 “Skill Development, Entrepreneurship & Livelihood” Meeting was held at the 3rd Floor, DC’s Office, Mangaluru.
03-10-2019 A stakeholders meeting was held at the KSIA Hall Baikampady, Presided by President Isaac Vas as a prelude to visit of  Mr.Gaurav Gupta, Principal Secretary, Government of Karnataka regarding falling Exports through NMPT.  The Knowledge consultant from Price WaterHouse Consultants, Mr.Srikanth, Mr.Gokuldas Naik, JD industries, Mr. Prakash Kalbavi, Sub-Committee Chairman for Customs KCCI, Office bearers of KSIA, Officers of KIADB and Logistics heads of Primacy, Hon.Secretary of KCCI Nissar Ahmed were present.
04-10-2019 2019ನೇ ಸಾಲಿನ ಜಿಲ್ಲಾ ಮಟ್ಟದಕನ್ನಡರಾಜ್ಯೋತ್ಸವ ದಿನಾಚರಣೆಯನ್ನುಆಚರಿಸುವಕುರಿತು ಪೂರ್ವಭಾವಿ ಸಭೆಯುಜಿಲ್ಲಾಧಿಕಾರಿಯವರ ಕಛೇರಿಯ  2ನೇ ಮಹಡಿಯಲ್ಲಿರುವ ಸಭಾಂಗಣದಲ್ಲಿಜರಗಿತು.
Port Working Committee (PWC) Meeting was held at the BoardRoom of New Mangalore Port Trust, Panambur, Mangaluru.
10-10-2019 An Interactive Meeting with the Principal Secretary Commerce & Industries Department, Government of Karnataka and Chairman, New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) was held at the Boardroom of New Mangaluru Port Trust, Panambur, Mangaluru.
13-10-2019 President Isaac Vas and Vice President Shashidhar Pai Maroor met Sri Kota Srinivas Poojary, Honorable Minister of Fisheries Ports and Inland Transport & Muzrai from Revenue Department, District In-charge Minister – Dakshina Kannada,

Government of Karnataka on 13.10.2019 at Mangalore and submitted a memorandum with 3 issues to be taken up at the Maritime States Council Meeting in New Delhi on 15.10.2019. The issues were as follows –

1. JAICO Tunnel Connectivity to Bangalore.

2. BharathMala Infrastructure works which included Nanthoor Junction Flyover, KPT Flyover and  host of works and

3. Formation of Maritime Board the Act of which has been approved by the President in 2017. Minister assured us that he is working on the formation of the Maritime Board and will give us the good news shortly. He also assured to take up the other two issues.


14-10-2019 KGTTI apprenticeship training programme held on 14.10.19 in the GITI premises .

The event was conducted by Mr. Giridhar Salian (Deputy Director/Principal Grade 1/ Deputy Apprenticeship Director). There were representatives from Lamina Group, Cardolite, CEAT tyres, Principal of Hebich Technical Training Institute to name a few. The courses offered there are 1) Advance welding 2) Information Technology (CISCO) 3) Tally ERP 9.0 4) Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. They take both apprenticeship and skill up-gradation.

Delegates were  taken to the I.T. department and explained about the registration procedures for apprenticeship both for students as well as for establishment.They helped every participant with registration process and explained the new and improved website.

Sri Amith Ramachandra Acharya, Director, KCCI attended.

17-10-2019 Press Meet was held at the Meeting Hall of KCCI.

An interactive session with the Office-bearers, Board of Directors and Sub Committee Chairmen to discuss the plans for the year was conducted and was chaired by Past President CA. Srinivas S. Kamath.

18-10-2019 MCF Limited conducted a program on “Plastic Waste Management –  – Recycling Opportunities” at MCF . Directors Sri B A Nazeer and Sri P. B. Mudassar attended the program.

The First Meeting of the KCCI Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association Amendment Sub-Committee for the year 2019-20 was held at the Conference Room of KCCI, Chamber Building, Bunder, Mangaluru – 575 001.

19-10-2019 Mangaluru Smart City Limited Advisory Committee Meeting was held at the D. C’s Office Court Hall. Sri Isaac Vas, President attended.

Progress of Smart Roads, UGD Work, Construction of Smart Bus shelter and E toilets Pan City, Rejuvenation and Rain water harvesting of Kavoor Lake and Gujjarkere Lake, Upgradation of Mangala Stadium, construction of Indoor stadium for Kabaddi and shuttle badminton near Urva Market, Installation of Roof To Solar on Government Buildings, Swimming Pool and Yemmekere, Redevelopment of Old bus stand area, Transport Hub at Padil, Connector Road from NH66 near Jeppu to Morgans Gate including construction of RUB, Redevelopment of Fish Market and Central Market and Waterfront area development among other things were discussed.

The First Meeting of the Women Entrepreneur Sub-Committee for the year 2019-20 was held at the Conference Room of KCCI, Chamber Building, Bunder, Mangaluru – 575 001.

The 1st General meeting of the Governing Body for the year 2019-20 was.held on 19-10-2019 at CEOL, Conference Hall, Mallikatte, Mangaluru. Sri Isaac Vas President and Sri Divakar Pai Kochikar Hon. Secretary attended.

21-10-2019 The First Meeting of the Editorial Board of the Journal for the year 2019-20 was held at the Conference Room of KCCI, Chamber Building, Bunder, Mangaluru – 575 001.
22-10-2019 The First Meeting of the Native Startup Sub-Committee for the year 2019-20 was held at the Conference Room of KCCI, Chamber Building, Bunder, Mangaluru – 575 001.