MARCH 2022 – MAY 2022

MARCH 2022 – MAY 2022

CHAMBER AT WORK – MARCH – APRIL – MAY 2022
15-03-2022 4.30 p. m. Canara Bank organized MSME Credit Camp at their Circle Office, Light House Hill Road, Mangaluru. KCCI Vice-President Shri M. Ganesh Kamath was the Chief Guest at the event who briefed the audience about various initiatives taken by KCCI for MSMEs. He was honoured by the General Manager of Canara Bank, Shri Yogesh Acharya.
19-03-2022 10.00 a. m. Fisheries Export Promotion Workshop was jointly organized by COOPEXCIL – NCDC (Cooperative Sector Exports Promotion Council – National Cooperative Development Corporation) and Dept. of Fisheries – Govt. of India (Dof – GoI) under the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojna (PMMSY) at hotel, The Ocean Pearl, Kodialbail, Mangaluru. Shree Prabhu Paulraj, Director, COOPEXCIL – NCDC, New Delhi, welcomed the delegates and guests. Various measures to boost fisheries exports were discussed. KCCI was represented by its President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, Director Shri P.B. Ahmed Mudassar, KCCI member Shri Steevan Ronald D’Souza of Transit Global and Chief Operating Officer of KCCI Shri Mytreya A. Shri Steevan Ronald D’Souza of KCCI presented his views on the infrastructure support for Export Promotion.
22-03-2022 11.30 a. m. A District level Single Window Committee meeting was held at District Industries Centre (DIC), Yeyyadi, Mangaluru. The meeting was chaired by Joint Director, DIC, Shri Gokuldas Nayak. KCCI Vice President Shri Ganesh Kamath attended the meeting.
23-03-2022 11.00 a.m Additional District Commissioner Shri Krishna Moorthy H.K., held a meeting at his office to discuss about the event to be conducted by the state government on ‘Election system and the need for improvements’ at the Town Hall of Mangaluru on 01st April, 2022. Various educational institutions and other stake holders attended the meeting. Students were encouraged to participate with their views and suggestions. KCCI was represented by Chief Operating Officer, Shri Mytreya A.
24-03-2022 9.00 a. m. An informal meeting was called by Sr. Vice President, Dr. L. Ravindran of Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC) and KCCI, Mangaluru at the hotel, The Ocean Pearl, Kodialbail, Mangaluru. The Chambers shared their activities and challenges related to their jurisdictions and ways to take them forward. Mutual co-ordination and participation of both the Chambers in some of the activities were discussed. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, Vice President Shri M. Ganesh Kamath, Directors Shri Amit Ramachandra and Shri P.B. Ahmad Mudassar, Chief Operating Officer of KCCI Shri Mytreya A and Past President of BCIC Shri H.V. Harish were present.
5.00 p. m. A meeting was organized by Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Mangaluru division through virtual mode with all exporters to understand the issues and concerns of exporters to prepare for the District Export Promotion Committee meeting. The meeting was attended by KCCI Hon. Secretary Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed.
29-03-2022 4.00 p. m. KCCI organized a seminar on Labour Law Compliance for its members at the Meeting Hall of KCCI. Shri Shivakumar B.E., Assistant Labour Commissioner, Mangaluru Division addressed the gathering on various critical topics like compliance and documentation regarding various labour acts and other. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor delivered the welcome address. Vice-President, KCCI, Shri M. Ganesh Kamath introduced the speaker. Vote of thanks was given by Hon. Secretary Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed.
31-03-2022 5.30 p. m. KCCI organized a webinar for its members on considerations for establishing business in Mexico. Mr. Emeka John Eni, Esq. Managing Partner, Attorney & Counselor-at-Law was the speaker who spoke on the mentioned topic. Hon. Secretaries of KCCI, Shri Ananthesh V Prabhu delivered the welcome address and Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed gave the vote of thanks.
01-04-2022 11.00 a. m. Discussion on Electoral reforms was jointly organized by the Deputy Commissioner office, Mangaluru City Corporation, SDM college, District Entrepreneurship Association and Mangaluru University at the Kudmal Rangarao, Town Hall, Mangaluru. The event was chaired by Shri Vishweshwar Hegde Kageri, Speaker of Legislative Assembly. St. Aloysius college, P.A college and Sahyadri college were among other colleges whose students participated in the discussion. Present on the occasion were Shri Vedavyas Kamath, MLA South, Mayor Shri Premananda Shetty, Deputy Commissioner Dr. Rajendra K.V and Shri Jinendra Kumar, Vice President, Mangalore Bar Association.
03-04-2022 3.00 p. m. An interactive session with Dr. Murugesh R Nirani, Hon’ble Minister of Medium & Large -Scale Industries, Govt. of Karnataka was organized by Kanara Industries Association (KIA), Bikampady, Mangaluru. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor participated in the event.
06-04-2022 10.30 a. m. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between KCCI and Srinivas University Institute of Management and Commerce (SU IMC), Mangaluru at the conference room of KCCI. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor and Dean, SU IMC Prof. Keerthan Raj exchanged the MoU. Present on the occasion were KCCI Hon. Secretary Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed, KCCI Director and In-charge of Industry Academia Interconnect Shri P.B. Ahmed Mudassar, Chief Operating Officer of KCCI Shri Mytreya A., Prof. Venkatesh Amin, Trainer, SU MIC and Prof. Varun Shenoy, Training & Placement Officer, SU IMC. The collaboration aims facilitation of student talent empowerment towards industry development.
11-04-2022 10.30 a. m. Central University of Kerala, Dept. of Commerce and International Business School of Business Studies in association with Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC), virtually organized Professional Development Programme on Enhancing Quality of University Education on the topic, “Monetary Policy Responses of Central Banks of Different Countries to Rising Inflation”. KCCI Vice President Shri M. Ganesh Kamath was the Chief Guest who delivered the inaugural address.
4.00 p. m. KCCI organized an interactive session for the members with Shri Akshy Sridhar, Commissioner, Mangaluru City Corporation. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor delivered the welcome address. Vice President Shri Ganesh Kamath introduced the chief guest to the audience. Hon. Secretary Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed gave the vote of thanks. Shri Ananthesh V Prabhu, Hon. Secretary was also present.
22-04-2022 10.00 a. m. Srinivas University Institute of Management & Commerce (SU IMC) held their inaugural function of MANEGMA – 2022, a hybrid national conference on “Emerging Trends in Post Covid Scenario in Management, IT, Social Sciences & Education” at Srinivas Auditorium, Pandeshwar, Mangaluru. Dr. P.S. Aithal, Vice Chancellor, Srinivas University briefed the audience about the conference. Prof. Keerthan Raj, Dean, IMC, SU introduced the Chief Guest to the audience. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor who was the Chief Guest at the event addressed the gathering. Prof. Amith D. Menezes, Convenor, MANEGMA 2022 also addressed the gathering. Prof. Venkatesh Amin, Training Director SU IMC gave the vote of thanks. Also present on the occasion were KCCI Director and Incharge of Industry Academia Interconnect Shri P.B. Ahmad Mudassar and Chief Operating Officer of KCCI Shri Mytreya A.
25-04-2022 4.30 p. m. The First Meeting of the Board of KCCI for the year 2022-23 and the seventh meeting of the present committee of KCCI was held at the Board Room of KCCI, Chamber building, Mangaluru. Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, President, KCCI chaired the meeting. Directors and special invitees were present in the meeting.
27-04-2022 10.00 a. m. Central University of Kerala, Department of Commerce and International Business, School of Business Studies in association with Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) organized Leadership Thought Series (LTS) on the topic, ‘Why Gandhi Matters’ at their Class Room No. 209, Teaching Block 2 of the college. Welcome address was rendered by Dr. Saranya P, Faculty, Dept. of Commerce and International Business, Presidential address was given by Prof. Dr. T. Mallikarjunappa, Head, Dept. of Commerce and International Business, Central University of Kerala. Inaugural address was delivered through virtual mode by the KCCI Hon. Secretary, CA Ananthesh V. Prabhu. Key note address was given by Prof. (Dr) John Moolakattu Stephen, Dean, School of Global Studies, Dept. of International Relations and Politics, Central University of Kerala. Vote of thanks was given by Ms. Divya A V., II year M.Com student and event was compered by Ms. Geethanjali V., II year M.Com student.
30-04-2022 6.30 p. m. Inaugural function of Belthangady Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCCI) was held at the Buntara Bhavana, Guruvayanakere. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor was one of the Chief Guests for the event. The event was inaugurated by Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) of Belthangady Taluk, Shri Harish Poonja. The event was chaired by the new President of BCCI, Shri Pushparaj Shetty. Other Chief Guests were MLCs Shri Harish Kumar and Shri Pratap Simha Nayak who graced the occasion. Also present were Shri Haaris I.J, Vice President, BCCI, Shri Suneal Shenoy Treasurer, BCCI, Shri Ronald Lobo, Secretary, BCCI, Shri Yashwant Patwardan, Vice Secretary, BCCI
09-05-2022 11.00 a. m. A preparatory meeting is convened at District Industries Centre (DIC), Yeyyadi, Mangaluru to discuss about the preparations for the workshop organized by the Govt. of Karnakata on “Udyami Agu, Udyaoga Needu” & “Kaigarika Adalath”. The meeting was chaired by Shri Gokuldas Nayak, Joint Director, DIC. KCCI was represented by its President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor and Chief Operating Officer, Shri Mytreya A.
4.00 p. m. Preliminary meeting on “Udyami Aagu Udyoga Needu” and “Kaigarika Adalath” – Mangaluru Division was virtually conducted under the Chairmanship of Managing Director, Karnataka Udyog Mitra, Bengaluru. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor and Chief Operating Officer of KCCI, Shri Mytreya A participated in the virtual meeting. Joint Director of District Industries Centre (DIC), Yeyyadi, Mangaluru briefed on the registrations from different colleges and also the preparations for the event.
11-05-2022 4.30 p. m. An informal meeting was called by Shri Pratap Heblikar, Former Special Secretary, Government of India and Dr. Prof. Chengappa Bidanda, former senior research fellow, Institute for Defence Studies and Analysis (IDSA), New Delhi, Former Senior Editor, Deccan Herald and formerly Christ University, Bangalore to discuss on the Maritime (Coastal Security). The meeting was held at the Conference room of KCCI. Also present were Prof. Jayaraj Amin, Chairman, Dept of Political Science and Dean, Arts Faculty, Mangalore University and Dr. Dayanand Naik, Associate Professor, Dept of Political Science, Mangalore University. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, Hon. Secretary Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed, Director Shri Divakar Pai Kochikar, Director and Incharge of Industry Academia Interconnect Shri P.B. Ahmed Mudassar, Chief Operating Officer Shri Mytreya A was present in the meeting.
12-05-2022 9.30 a. m. Karnataka Coastline Business & Conclave was jointly organized by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Karnataka State council, Karnataka Maritime Board and State Bank of India at the Hotel, The Ocean Pearl. Hon’ble Minister of Medium & Large -Scale Industries, Govt. of Karnataka, Dr. Murugesh R Nirani was the Chief Guest. Welcome address was given by Shri Ullas Kamath, Chairman, FICCI Karnataka State Council, Keynote address was delivered by Dr Venkata Ramana Akkaraju, Chairman, New Mangalore Port Authority. Special address was given by Shri Kapil Mohan, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary & CEO – Karnataka Maritime Board, Govt. of Karnataka. Others present on the stage were Shri M Venkatesh, Managing Director, MRPL, Shri Gaurav Gupta, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Infrastructure Development Ports & Inland Water Transport, Govt. of Karnataka and KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor. The vote of thanks was given by KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor.
10.00 a. m. A workshop on Be an Entrepreneur Become an Employer was organized by the Department of Commerce and Industries, Govt. of Karnataka and Karnataka Udyoga Mitra to create awareness among young professionals and graduate students on advantages of becoming a self-reliant entrepreneur and contribute to the economy instead of seeking employment. The event was held at T.M.A Pai International Convention Centre, Mangalore. The event was inaugurated by Hon’ble Minister of Medium & Large -Scale Industries, Govt. of Karnataka, Dr. Murugesh R Nirani. KCCI Vice- President Shri M. Ganesh Kamath and other dignitaries from various sectors were present on stage.
FEBRUARY 2022 – MARCH 2022

FEBRUARY 2022 – MARCH 2022

CHAMBER AT WORK – FEBRUARY – MARCH 2022
17-02-2022 11.00 a. m. District level Single Window Sub-committee meeting was held at the District Industries Centre (DIC), Yeyyadi, Mangaluru. The meeting was chaired by Joint Director, DIC. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor attended the meeting.
18-02-2022 2.00 p. m. KCCI Vice-President Shri M. Ganesh Kamath met Hon’ble Mr. Justice S. Abdul Nazeer, Supreme Court of India, New Delhi at Circuit House, Mangaluru and briefed him about the developments in the KCCI Alternative Dispute Resolution Centre (KCCI ADR Centre). It may be recalled that Justice Abdul Nazeer had inaugurated the KCCI ADR Centre on 14th March, 2020.
21-02-2022 10.30 a. m. Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) organized a public hearing on tariff revision application by Mangalore Electricity Supply Company Limited (MESCOM) at the conference hall of the Deputy Commissioner’s office, Mangaluru. KCCI was represented by Hon. Treasurer CA Abdur Rahman Musba and Director and Chairman of Energy, Power, Banking, Finance and MSME, the sub-committee under Industrial Cell of KCCI, Shri B.A. Nazeer. It may be recalled that the KCCI had opposed the tariff revision by MESCOM.
23-02-2022 4.30 p. m. The Eleventh meeting of the Board of KCCI was held at the Board Room of KCCI. President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor chaired the meeting. The meeting was attended by the Directors and special invitees.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between KCCI and Alva’s college, Moodabidri at the Board room of KCCI. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor and Principal, Dr. Kurian of Alva’s college exchanged the MoU. Present on the occasion were Board of Directors and special invitees of KCCI. Also present was Ms. Jayashree, Asst. Prof., Dept. of Commerce, Alva’s college.

28-02-2022 8.00 p. m. Shri Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Govt. of India, addressed the members of KCCI and business communities on the upcoming projects concerning blockades of Mangaluru – Bengaluru road via Shiradi Ghat during monsoon. The event was organized at The Ocean Pearl, Mangaluru by KCCI in association with Kanara Industries Association (KIA) and CREDAI Mangalore. KCCI President Shri Shashidar Pai Maroor welcomed the Chief Guest, Shri Nitin Gadkari. Guests of Honour were Shri Nalin Kumar Kateel, MP, DK & President, Karnataka State BJP, Shri Angara Sullia, Minister for Fisheries, Ports and Inland Transport, Govt. of Karnataka, Shri D. Vedavyas Kamath, MLA, Mangaluru South, Dr. Bharath Y. Shetty, MLA, Mangaluru North, Shri Premanand Shetty, Mayor, Mangaluru City Corporation.
05-03-2022 6.30 p. m. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Mangalore District Annual Day 2022 was held at the hotel Ocean Pearl, Mangaluru. Opening Remarks were given by Shri Jeevan Saldhana, Chairman, CII Mangalore. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor and Chief Operating Officer, Shri Mytreya A attended the event.
07-03-2022 3.30 p. m. District Skill Committee meeting was held at the Court Hall of Deputy Commissioner’s Office at Mangaluru. The meeting was attended by KCCI Chief Operating Officer, Shri Mytreya A.
08-03-2022 11.30 a. m. New Mangalore Port on behalf of the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways organized an event to showcase PM Gati Shakti & the ongoing progress and outcomes of the projects in the Business Development Centre Auditorium. The event was attended through the virtual platform by KCCI Chief Operating Officer Shri Mytreya A.
4.00 p. m. Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI), on the occasion of the International Women’s Day organized “FKCCI’s Women Achiever Award 2022” at Sir M V Auditorium, K G Road, FKCCI, Bengaluru. Smt. Vathika Pai, Past President, KCCI was conferred the award representing the Dakshina Kannada District. Chief Guest on the occasion was Kum. Shobha Karandlaje, Hon’ble Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Govt. of India. Guests of Honour were Smt. Gunjan Krishna, IAS, Commissioner for Indl. Devt. & Director of Industries & Commerce, Govt. of Karnataka, Smt. K. Ratna Prabha, IAS (Retd), Chairperson, UBUNTU, former Chief Secretary, Govt. of Karnataka, Smt. C. Shikha, IAS, Commissioner, Commercial Tax Dept., Govt. of Karnataka, Smt. S.R. Anuradha Pradeep, Senior Advocate, Bengaluru. The event was presided by Dr. CA I.S. Prasad, President, FKCCI.
09-03-2022 9.00 a. m. St. Aloysius College Institute of Management and IT – AIMIT, organized Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) – 2022 at Arthur Shenoy Memorial Auditorium, AIMIT. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor was the Chief Guest on the occasion who delivered his inaugural address. KCCI Director and In-charge of Industry Academia Interconnect, Shri P.B. Ahmed Mudassar and Chief Operating Officer of KCCI Shri Mytreya A were also present on the occasion. Dr. Swapna Rose, Faculty coordinator – EDP presented the welcome address. Dr. Rajani Suresh, Dean, Academics & Research welcomed the Chief Guest and briefed about the event. Rev. Dr (Fr) Melwyn Pinto SJ, Director – AIMIT gave his Presidential address. Vote of thanks was delivered by Ms. Romola Venisa Mendonca, Student Coordinator, EDP. The event was compered by Ms. Nitha Mary Varghese, student of AIMIT.
10.00 a. m. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between KCCI and St. Aloysius Institute of Management and IT (AIMIT), Kotekar, Beeri, Mangaluru, at their college campus. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor and Rev. Dr (Fr) Melwyn Pinto SJ, Director – AIMIT exchanged the MoU. Present on the occasion were KCCI Director and In-charge of Industry Academia Interconnect, Shri P.B. Ahmed Mudassar and Chief Operating Officer of KCCI Shri Mytreya A, Dr. Rajani Suresh, Dean, Academics & Research, AIMIT and Dr. Nagendra S, Associate Professor, AIMIT.
4.30 p. m. District Industries Centre (DIC), Yeyyadi, Mangaluru, Joint Director Shri Gokuldas Nayak held a meeting to discuss on identifying training centres for imparting training programmes for the candidates in various skills seeking employment, thus making them employable under Karnataka Skill Development Corporation. The meeting was attended by KCCI Director Shri P.B. Ahmed Mudassar and Chief Operating Officer, Shri Mytreya A. Other stakeholders also attended the meeting.
11-03-2022 2.00 p. m. Central University of Kerala, Department of Commerce and International Business School of Business Studies in association with Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) and Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC), organized Professional Development Programme on Enhancing Quality of University Education on the topic, ”Russia-Ukraine War and its Strategic Implications for the World Order – Implications for the Trade, Commerce, Society and the Government of India”. The event was conducted through virtual platform. Director and Chairman of Industrial Cell Sub-committee of KCCI, Shri B.A. Nazeer was one the resource persons who presented his views on the topic.
JANUARY 2022 – FEBRUARY 2022

JANUARY 2022 – FEBRUARY 2022

CHAMBER AT WORK – JANUARY – FEBRUARY 2022
17-12-2021 4.00 p. m. Dakshina Kannada District Deputy Commissioner Dr. Rajendra K.V. held a meeting at his office with the President of KCCI Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor. He discussed about the objections raised by KCCI as per the memorandum submitted to him against the complete closure of Shiradi Ghat for repair of roads to be carried out for six months. Shri Jeethan Sequeira, Director and Chairman of EXIM cell of KCCI also attended.
5.00 p. m. Meeting of ‘Promotion and Facilitation Committee’ was held through video conference under the Chairmanship of the Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka. The meeting was organized by the Office of Development Commissioner, Cochin Special Economic Zone, Kakkanad, Cochin. KCCI was represented by its President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor and Director and Chairman of EXIM cell of KCCI, Shri Jeethan Sequeira.
20-01-2022 11.30 p. m. Dakshina Kannada Deputy Commissioner Dr. Rajendra K.V invited KCCI President Shri Shasidhar Pai Maroor to participate in the virtual meeting with Union Minister for National Highways and Road Transport Shri Nitin Gadkari at Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) to discuss about the four-lane road between Bengaluru and Mangaluru via Sakleshpur and Shiradi Ghat. Director and Chairman of EXIM cell of KCCI Shri Jeethan Sequiera also attended.
21-01-2022 3.00 p. m. District Outreach Programme for Promotion of Exports from Dakshina Kannada under Niryat Bandhu Scheme was virtually held. The event was jointly organized by Federation of Indian Export Organizations (FIEO), Director General of Foreign Trade (DGFT), Kanara Industries Association (KIA) and District Industries Centre (DIC). KCCI Past President and President of Kanara Industries Association (KIA) Shri Isaac Vas delivered his special address. Others present at the session also spoke on the said topic. KCCI was represented by the Hon. Treasurer, CA Abdur Rahman Musba, Hon. Secretary, Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed, Directors, Shri Amit Ramachandra, Shri B.A. Nazeer and Shri Nitte Yathiraj Shetty.
24-01-2022 2.00 p. m. Central University of Kerala, Department of Commerce and International Business, School of Business Studies in association with Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC), virtually organized Entrepreneurship Development Programme with the topic “Business Automation” to enhance the employability of the students. KCCI Director and In-charge of Industry Academia Interconnect Shri P.B. Ahmed Mudassar delivered his inaugural address. KCCI Chief Operating Officer Shri Mytreya A also participated. Dr. Haritha PH, Faculty, Department of Commerce and International Business, Central University of Kerala, gave her welcome address to all the guests and participants. Presidential Address was given by Prof. Dr T Mallikarjunappa, Head, Department of Commerce and International Business, Central University of Kerala. Prof. V Balachandran, Dean, School of Business Studies Head, Department of Management Studies, Central University of Kerala also addressed the participants. The keynote address was given by Shri Subilal K., Entrepreneur, Daily Skills, Marketing and Sales Automation Coach.
28-01-2022 11.00 a. m. Additional Commissioner of Income Tax, Mangaluru conducted “Tax Payers Service” meeting through virtual mode via WebEx. The agenda of the meeting with Tax Payer community was regarding the issues based on faceless assessments, faceless appeal, rectification and any other issues related to the New Income Tax portal. The meeting was attended by KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, Hon. Treasurer CA Abdur Rahman Musba, Chairman of GST sub-committee of KCCI, CA Keshava N. Ballakuraya.
6.30 p. m. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Mangalore, organized District Council Meeting at The Ocean Pearl, Mangaluru, to discuss on their council’s activities during the last one year including the Covid initiatives taken in the wake of third wave. KCCI was represented by the President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor and the Director and Chairman of Information Technology under Industrial Cell sub-committee of KCCI Shri Ashith B Hegde.
31-01-2022 10.30 a. m. Centre for Management Studies & Research, P.A. College of Engineering under the patronage of Shri Abdulla Ibrahim, Vice-Chairman, PACE Group organized an Orientation Programme of MBA 2002-2004 batch at their Multipurpose Hall in their campus. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor was the Chief Guest who addressed the students. The Guests of Honour for the event were Shri P.B. Ahmed Mudassar, Director and In-charge of Industry-Academia Interconnect, KCCI and Shri Mytreya A, Chief Operating Officer, KCCI. The event was presided by Dr. Ramis M.K, Principal, PACE. Also present were Dr. Surfraz J Hasim, Principal, P.A. First Grade college and Shri Sharfuddin, AGM (Campus), P.A. Educational Trust.
04-02-2022 5.00 p. m. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between KCCI and Shri Madhwa Vadiraja Institute of Technology & Management (SMVITM), Bantakal at the President’s Chamber at KCCI. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor and Vice Principal and Dean, Research, Dr. Prof. Ganesh Aithal exchanged the MoU. Present on the occasion were KCCI Hon. Secretary Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed, KCCI Director and In-charge of Industry Academia Interconnect Shri P.B. Ahmed Mudassar, Director and Chairman of Information Technology under Industrial Cell sub-committee of KCCI Shri Ashith B Hegde, Director Shri Amit Ramachandra, Chief Operating Officer of KCCI Shri Mytreya A., Head- Training and Placements, SMVITM, Smt. Vidya Bhat, HOD-CSE Dept., Dr. Prof. Nagaraj Bhat, HOD-Mechanical Engg., Dr. Prof. Gajananna Anne and Asst. Prof. Dept. Of Mechanical Engg, Shri Sudhir Bhat.
5.30 p. m. KCCI invited all the colleges’ representatives having their MoUs with KCCI for the interactive session on Industry Academia engagement program – The way forward at the conference room of KCCI. The meeting was chaired by the KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor. KCCI Director and Chairman of Information Technology under Industrial Cell sub-committee of KCCI Shri Ashith B Hegde addressed the college representatives on the importance of Supply Chain Management. KCCI Vice-President Shri Ganesh Kamath, Director and In-charge of Industry Academia Interconnect Shri P.B. Ahmed Mudassar, Director Shri Amit Ramachandra, Chief Operating Officer Shri Mytreya A also interacted with the members present. Hon. Secretary Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed presented the details of internships provided by KCCI to students of a few colleges at various companies and later delivered the vote of thanks.
05-02-2022 12 Noon A representation was submitted by KCCI to Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) Commissioner Shri Akshay Shridhar at MCC office to grant permission to KCCI to maintain the parking area for the public situated at the annex of the chamber and also to maintain the garden and toilet. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, Hon. Secretary Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed and Port Ward Corporator Shri Abdul Lateef also met the commissioner.
08-02-2022 11.00 a. m. The North Malabar Chamber of Commerce, Cannanore, KCCI, Mangaluru, Central University of Kerala, Department of Commerce and International Business, School of Business Studies in association with Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (IEDC) organized Skill Development Programme on the topic, ‘Discussion on Union Budget 2022’ which was held virtually. Ms. Dheera K R, Faculty, Department of Commerce and International Business welcomed the gathering. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor presented his inaugural address. The presidential address was by Prof. Dr. T Mallikarjunappa, Head, Department of Commerce and International Business, Central University of Kerala.
09-02-2022 7.45 a. m. KCCI Vice President Shri Ganesh Kamath was invited to address the gathering at the meeting of BNI ADI CHAPTER at their weekly meeting as a part of International Networking Week.
DECEMBER 2021 – JANUARY 2022

DECEMBER 2021 – JANUARY 2022

CHAMBER AT WORK – DECEMBER 2021 – JANUARY 2022
15-12-2021 11.30 a. m. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor along with Hon. Secretary of KCCI Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed and Past President of KCCI Smt. Vathika Pai met the Airport Manager (Cargo) Shri Selvakumar at Bajpe Cargo complex and had discussions about the difficulties faced by exporters in the Air Cargo section.
17-12-2021 11.00 a. m. Offices of Bengaluru Customs Zone organized inauguration of Mobile X-ray Container Scanner (MXCS) at Container Scanning Yard, New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT), Panambur, Mangaluru. Shri Vivek Johri, IRS, Hon’ble Chairman, CBIC, New Delhi was the Chief Guest who inaugurated the scanner. The event was attended by the KCCI Director and Chairman of Customs, Exporters and CHA Relationship of EXIM Cell of KCCI Shri Jeethan Allen Sequeira.
    4.30 p. m. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between KCCI and P.A First Grade college, Mangaluru at the Conference room of KCCI. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor and Principal Dr. Surfraz J Hasim of P.A college exchanged the MoU. Present on the occasion were KCCI Vice President Shri M. Ganesh Kamath, Hon. Secretary Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed, Director and In-charge of Industry-Academia Interconnect Shri P B Mudassar, Chief Operating Officer of KCCI Shri Mytreya A., Dean – PAET Institutions, Dr Sayyad Ameen Ahammed, Asst. Professor & HOD – Science, Ms Murial, Asst Professor – Commerce & Management, Mrs Vanishree, Asst Professor- Commerce & Management & Student Welfare Officer, Mrs Deepthi Udyavar
22-12-2021 7.00 p. m. The ninth meeting of the Board of Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) was held at The Avatar Hotel, Attavar, Mangaluru. Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor chaired the meeting. The meeting was attended by the Directors and special invitees.
28-12-2021 11.30 a. m. Nitte – KBL Kaun Banega Udyamapathi contest prize distribution ceremony was organized by AIC Nitte and Karnataka Bank at The Ocean Pearl, Mangaluru. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor was one of guests on this occasion.
    7.30 p. m. Shri K. Ullas Kamath, Joint Managing Director, Jyothy Labs Limited visited Kanara Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) to discuss with the board of directors on Family Business and how KCCI can play a role in facilitating a boost to family business and its growth. KCCI President Shashidhar Pai Maroor welcomed him on this occasion. Shri K. Ullas Kamath released the December issue of the ‘Journal of Kanara Chamber of Commerce & Industry’ that focused on “Family Business & its way forward”. Others present on the occasion were Hon. Treasurer CA Abdur Rahman Musba, Hon. Secretary Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed, Director and Editor Ms. Athmika Amin, Director and Associate Editor Shri Aditya Pai, Directors Shri P.B. Ahmed Mudassar, CA Nandagopal Shenoy, Shri Amit Ramachandra, Past Presidents Shri G G Mohandas Prabhu and Smt. Vathika Pai and also members of KCCI.
01-01-2022 2.00 p. m. P.A. College of Engineering, the Centre for Management Studies & Research, Mangaluru, had organized the inauguration of Ignite, the MBA students’ forum at its multipurpose hall. KCCI Hon. Secretary, Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed was the Chief Guest on the occasion who delivered his keynote address. Chief Operating Officer KCCI Shri Mytreya A interacted with the MBA students. The Guest of Honour, Padmashri Harekala Hajabba was felicitated. The event was presided over by Dr. Ramis M.K., Principal, P.A College of Engineering. Dr. Sayyad Ameen Ahammed, Director for MBA and Prof. Zoheb Ali K., Staff Coordinator were also present.
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Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) organized a meeting at Mangala Sabangana on annual income and expenditure for the year 2022-2023 to seek suggestions and feedback from various stakeholders. The meeting was chaired by Mayor Shri Premananda Shetty. KCCI was represented by the Honorary Secretary Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed and Chief Operating Officer Shri Mytreya A.
05-01-2022 5.00 p. m. Deputy Commissioner, Dakshina Kannada District, Dr. Rajendra KV, called emergency meeting at D.C office, Mangaluru. Expert Committee, various associations and media were briefed about the state government guidelines on night curfews during the week and weekend curfews for two weeks and to strictly abide by the government order. KCCI Hon. Secretary Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed and Chief Operating Officer Shri Mytreya A attended the meeting.
10-01-2022 10.00 a. m. The 14th Advisory Committee meeting of the Mangaluru Smart City Limited was held at the Court Hall of Deputy Commissioner’s office, Mangaluru. The meeting was chaired by Deputy Commissioner, Dakshina Kannada District, Dr. Rajendra K V, IAS. Also present in the meeting were the Managing Director of Mangaluru Smart City Ltd., Shri Prashant Kumar Mishra, Mangaluru City Corporation Commissioner Shri Akshy Shridhar, Mangalore Urban Development Authority (MUDA) Chairman Shri Ravishankar Mijar. KCCI was represented by its President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor.
    3.00 p. m. A meeting was called to discuss about the arrangements for the district level Republic Day celebrations on January 26, 2022. The meeting was held at the conference room of the Deputy Commissioner’s office. The meeting was chaired by Shri Manikya, Additional Deputy Commissioner Incharge. KCCI Chief Operating Officer Shri Mytreya A attended.
13-01-2022 11.00 a. m. A memorandum was submitted to Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada District, Dr. Rajendra K.V by the KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor on the Closure of road between Kilometer 220 – 230 on Shiradi Ghat. Request to permit cargo movements during this period and other suggestions were made.