AUGUST 2021 – OCTOBER 2021

AUGUST 2021 – OCTOBER 2021

CHAMBER AT WORK – AUGUST – SEPTEMBER – OCTOBER 2021
19-08-2021 11.00 a. m. Meeting was held with Shri D. S. Veeraiah, Chairman, D Devraj Urs Truck Terminals Ltd., at District Commissioner Office, Mangaluru. Officers of various departments were present in the meeting. Truck terminal location was suggested to change from the proposed Mukka to Baikampady NMPT land, the entrance of the Industrial Area. KCCI was represented by President Shri Isaac Vas, Director and Chairperson of Industrial Cell of KCCI Shri B.A. Nazeer, Past President of KCCI and Director of Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI) Shri P. B. Abdul Hameed.
21-08-2021 4.30 p. m. CCI participated in KARAVALI EXPO VIRTUAL ’21. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas addressed the virtual gathering about the activities of the Chamber for the development of the Dakshina Kannada region.
25-08-2021 4.30 p. m. District Industries Centre (DIC), Yeyyadi, Mangaluru organized preliminary meeting on Kaigarika Adalat which is scheduled in the month of September 2021. The Meeting was chaired by Joint Director, DIC. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas attended the meeting.
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The Konkan Railway User’s Consultative Committee (KRUCC) held its meeting through virtual platform. KCCI was represented by its Past President Shri G G Mohandas Prabhu.
31-08-2021 11.00 a. m. Meeting was held at Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) Meeting Hall Chaired by MCC Commissioner Shri Akshay Shridhar to discuss on developing a property database, development and adoption of public spaces, waste management and other issues. KCCI Vice-President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor attended the meeting.
01-09-2021 10.30 a. m. District Skill Development Committee’s Industry Interface Committee organized meeting on Skill Mapping at District Industries Centre (DIC), Yeyyadi, Mangaluru. The meeting was Chaired by Joint Director, DIC. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas attended the meeting.
02-09-2021 11.30 a. m. District Skill Committee meeting was held at Zilla Panchayat Office, Netravathi Hall under the chairpersonship of CEO, Zilla Panchayath. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas attended the meeting.
04-09-2021 11.00 a.m The 1st General Meeting of the Governing Body of Centre for Entrepreneurship Opportunities & Learning (CEOL) for the year 2021-22 was held at CEOL Conference Hall, Mangaluru under the Chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner, Mangaluru. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas, Director and Hon. Secretary CA Abdur Rahman Musba, Prof. Lionel Aranha, KCCI ADR Centre Committee Member and Arbitrator attended the meeting.
07-09-2021 10.00 a. m. Preparatory meeting on Industry Cluster survey was held at KCCI Chamber office, Mangaluru. The meeting was Chaired by KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas. The meeting was attended by KCCI Vice President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, KCCI Chief Operating Officer Shri Mytreya A., Ms. Susheela, Membership Coordinator, KCCI, Ms. India, Mahatma Gandhi National Fellow (MSDE), Shri Guruprasad K, Manager, Kanara Industries Association, Shri Roshan Rocco, Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement (STRIVE) co-ordinator, Kanara Industries Association (KIA).
08-09-2021 1.00 p. m. Shri Kumble Narasimha Prabhu, Past President of KCCI met the Managing Director of Jindal Cement and Paints of Jindal Group Shri Parth Jindal at Crystal Arc Building, Mangaluru to consider investing in Paint factory in Mangaluru.
6.30 p.m. The Sixth Meeting of the Board of Directors of Kanara Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Mangaluru for the year 2021-22 and Twelfth meeting of the present committee was held at Mangalore Club, Near Morgans Gate, Jeppu, Mangaluru.
09-09-2021 4.00 p.m. Office of the Joint Director, District Industries Centre (DIC), Yeyyadi Industrial Area, Mangaluru conducted meeting on Exporters Conclave as part of Govt. of India’s ‘Azadika Amruth Mahotsav’ event. The meeting was Chaired by Joint Director, (DIC). KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas attended the meeting.
10-09-2021 10.00 a.m. 15th Annual General Meeting of Mangalore Special Economic Zone Ltd (MSEZL) was held through Video Conference. KCCI was represented by its President Shri Isaac Vas.
13-09-2021 Memorandum was submitted to Shri Akshay Shridhar IAS, Commissioner, Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) on Recommendations for Issuance of Trade Licence by KCCI Vice-President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor and KCCI Director and Hon. Secretary Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed.
3.00 p. m. KCCI Director and Chairman of Information Technology of Industrial Cell Sub-Committee of KCCI Shri Ashith Hegde addressed the Task Force of IT industry of the Govt. of India at Software Technology Parks of India (STPI), Mangaluru. Shri Ashith Hegde also presented a report to the members present on – Advantage Mangaluru. Beyond Bengaluru = Mangaluru – A case for IT Infrastructure in Mangaluru. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas was also present in the meeting.
3.30 p. m. The Commissioner of Central Excise & Central Tax, Mangaluru organized a webinar to Sensitize the trade & industry about Amnesty Scheme for revocation of cancelation of registration. KCCI Director and Hon. Secretary CA Abdur Rahman Musba attended the webinar.
17-09-2021 3.00 p. m. K-Tech organized Karnataka Digital Economy Mission – Industry Connect & Policy Talk at The Ocean Pearl, Mangaluru. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas and KCCI Director & Chairman of Information Technology of Industrial Cell Sub-Committee of KCCI Shri Ashith Hegde addressed the gathering.
21-09-2021 4.30 p. m. Meeting was held at KCCI Conference room to discuss on identifying the speakers for the MSNIM-KCCI HR CONCLAVE 2021. Manel Srinivas Nayak Institute of Management (MSNIM), Mangaluru in association with KCCI will organize the conclave from October 04th to October 08th, 2021 on the theme WORKPLACE 4.0 (POST COVID). The meeting was Chaired by KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas. The meeting was attended by KCCI Vice President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, KCCI Directors and Hon. Secretaries Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed and CA Abdur Rahman Musba, Head of Industry-Academia interconnect and Director of KCCI Shri P B Mudassar, KCCI Chief Operating Officer Shri Mytreya A., Director of MSNIM Dr. Molly S Chaudhuri, Asst. Professors Ms. Reema and Shri Mudassar.
22-09-2021 4.30 p. m. Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between KCCI and Justice K S Hegde Institute of Management, Nitte, Karkala at the Conference room of KCCI. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas and Director, Justice K S Hegde Institute of Management, Shri K. Sankaran exchanged the MoU. Present on the occasion were KCCI Vice President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, KCCI Directors and Hon. Secretaries Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed and CA Abdur Rahman Musba, Head of Industry-Academia interconnect and Director of KCCI Shri P B Mudassar, KCCI Chief Operating Officer Shri Mytreya A and Prof. Nidhish H, Justice K S Hegde Institute of Management.
23-09-2021 3.30 p. m. On occasion of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, Exporters Conclave was organized by Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India and Govt. of Karnataka at The Ocean Pearl, Kodialbail, Mangaluru. The event was inaugurated by Dr. K V Rajendra IAS, Deputy Commissioner, Dakshina Kannada District. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas attended the event. Also was present Shri Ashith Hegde, Director KCCI and also Head of Information Technology (IT) Sub-committee under Industrial Cell of KCCI who gave his presentation on IT opportunities in the district at the event. Several other Directors of KCCI were also present in the event.
25-09-2021 3.30 p. m. Shri Trilok Kothari, Divisional Railway Manager, Southern Railway, Palakkad Division, Ministry of Railways, Govt. of India invited Shri Mytreya A, Chief Operating Officer KCCI to inform about using of railways by the industrial members of KCCI for transporting their products to various locations across India. Also present in the meeting were Shri Jerin, Senior DCM, Palakkad division and Shri Shivaraj S. Managiri, Area Officer / CEO Southern Railway – Mangalore. Shri Mytreya A was taken around their transport facilities in Mangaluru Central Railway Station and also at Panambur goods yard.
28-09-2021 10.00 a. m. Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) organized Stakeholders’ workshop in Hydro-Meteorological Resilience Action Plan (HmRAP) at Mangala Sabhangana, MCC office, Mangaluru. MCC Commissioner Shri Akshy Shridhar gave his opening remarks. Shri Ramesh Raina, Consultant, Institutional Assessment Expert addressed the gathering with his presentation on the subject. Also present was Deputy Commissioner Admin, MCC, Shri Ajith. The KCCI Chief Operating Officer Shri Mytreya A attended the event.
30-09-2021 4.00 p. m. 81st Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Members of KCCI was held at the Meeting Hall of KCCI. Members participated in the AGM through two-way Video Conferencing (VC) facility / Other Audio Visual Means (OAVM). Outgoing President Shri Isaac Vas addressed the members through virtual platform.
04-10-2021 9.30 a. m. District level Apprenticeship Mela was organized by ITI, Mangaluru. The event was inaugurated by Shri D. Vedavyasa Kamath, MLA, Mangaluru. The guests of honour were KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, Shri Ajith Kamath, President, Kanara Industries Association, Shri Jeevan Seldana, Past President of KCCI.
3.15 p. m. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor was the Chief Guest for the inauguration of HR Conclave on Workplace 4.0 at Manel Srinivas Nayak Institute of Management (MSNM), Besant Campus, Bondel, Mangaluru. Also present in the event were KCCI Director and Head of Industry – Academia Interconnect Shri P.B. Ahmed Mudassar and Chief Operating Officer Shri Mytreya A.
05-10-2021 3.00 p. m. Atal Incubation Centre (AIC) Nitte, organized, under the slogan ‘Kaun Banega Udyampati’, Round Table Discussion on Promotion of Start-ups in Karavali Region – Challenges and Solutions in collaboration with Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) and Karnataka Bank at the Meeting Hall of KCCI. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor presented the welcome address. Opening remarks were delivered by Dr. A.P. Achar, CEO, AIC Nitte Incubation Centre. The speakers for the discussion were Smt. Vathika Pai, Past President, KCCI and Proprietor of Vathika International Travels, Shri Praveen Kumar Kalbhavi, Past Hon. Secretary of KCCI and CMD & CEO Novigo Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Mangaluru, CA S S Nayak, Chartered Accountant, Mangaluru , Shri Balachandra Y.Y, COO, Karnataka Bank, Dr. T. Prasad, Professor, NITIE, Mumbai, Dr. Y. Shrihari Upadhyaya, CEO, MUTBI, Manipal, Dr. Arun Isloor, Professor Incharge, NITK Incubation Centre. The discussion was moderated by Shri Johnson, CEO, Sahyadri Incubation Centre. KCCI Director and Head of Industry Academia Interconnect Shri P.B. Abdul Muddasar delivered the vote of thanks. The topics discussed by the speakers were, Promoting Innovation through Industry Academia Partnership, Strategies for promotion of student start-ups and Role of Incubators in promotion of Start-ups.
06-10-2021 3.30 p. m. Virtual Meeting was conducted by New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) with Tariff Authority of Major Ports (TAMP) for extension of existing performance norms (except for reduction for Rock Phosphate). KCCI was represented by its Past President Shri Mohammed Ameen.
08-10-2021 3.00 p. m. Interactive meeting was jointly organized by Karnataka Industrial Areas Development Board (KIADB), Canara Plastic Manufacturers and Traders Association (CPMTA) and Kanara Industries Association (KIA) with the senior officers from Department of Chemicals & Petrochemicals (DCPC) Govt. of India on visiting the proposed site for setting up of Mangalore Plastic Park at Ganjimutt. The meeting was held at The Ocean Pearl, Navbharat Circle, Mangaluru. KCCI was represented by its President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor and Director Shri B. A. Nazeer.
4.00 p. m. Interactive meeting was held between KCCI and Southern Railways where Southern railways briefed KCCI on the various freight transportation schemes available in Railways for transportation of industrial goods / raw materials / agricultural produce. The meeting was chaired by KCCI Vice President Shri Ganesh Kamath. Others who attended the meeting were KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, Director and Hon. Secretary of KCCI Shri Ananthesh Prabhu, Director and Head of Industry-Academia Interconnect Shri P.B. Ahmed Mudassar, Past President of KCCI and KCCI nominee member of Konkan Railway Users’ Consultative Committee Shri G G Mohandas Prabhu, KCCI Past Treasurer and nominee member for D.R.U.C.C Palghat Shri M. Ahmed Bawa, Shri Avinash of Cargolinks. Railways was represented by Shri Trilok Kothari, IRSS, Divisional Railway Manager, Shri Jerin G Anand, IRTS, Senior Divisional Commercial Manager, Dr. Arun Thomas, IRTS, Senior Divisional Operations Manager, Shri Kishan Kumar, Deputy Station Manager, Mangalore Central Railway Station, Shri Sureshan, Chief Commercial Inspector, Shri Ramakumar, Station Manager, Shri K Sushil, Traffic Inspector.
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KCCI organized the talk on the topic, ‘Opportunities and Challenges for Family Business’ for the family business entities of Dakshina Kannada by Dr. Parimal Merchant, Director, Global Family Managed Business Program at The Ocean Pearl, Kodialbail, Mangaluru. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor welcomed the gathering. Shri M. Ganesh Kamath, Vice-President, KCCI introduced the guest speaker. Shri Y. Ajml of The Indian Family Business proposed the vote of thanks.
13-10-2021 3.30 p. m. Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India (CREDAI), Mangalore had organized the Oxygen Plant Inauguration at Lady Goschen Hospital premises, Mangalore. It was inaugurated by Shri Vedavyasa Kamath, MLA, Mangalore South. KCCI President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor was invited on this occasion.
JULY 2021 – AUGUST 2021

JULY 2021 – AUGUST 2021

CHAMBER AT WORK – JULY – AUGUST 2021

23-07-2021 KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas called on Hon’ble Minister for Large & Medium Industries Shri Jagadish Shettar in Bengaluru and submitted a Memorandum related to Industry Concerns. KCCI Past Secretary Shri Gaurav Hegde was also present.
26-07-2021 07.30 p. m. The Fourth meeting of the Board of KCCI for the year 2021-22 and the 10th meeting of the present Committee of KCCI was held at The Ocean Pearl, Kodialbail, Mangaluru. Shri Isaac Vas, President chaired the meeting. President introduced to the Board CS P. Narasimha Pai, Partner, M/s. P N Pai & Co., practising company secretaries, appointed as Consultant to KCCI.
29-07-2021 11.00 a. m. Divisional level State Taxes Consultative committee meeting 2021 was held at Office of Joint Commissioner (Admin), Mangaluru chaired by Ms. Meera Pandit, Joint Commissioner of Commercial Tax to discuss on various issues in GST, VAT and PT. CA Abdur Rahman Musba, Director and Hon. Secretary of KCCI, CA Nandagopal Shenoy, Director, KCCI, CA Keshav N. Ballakuraya, Chairman of GST Sub-Committee of Non Standing Committee of KCCI and Shri Ganesh Bhat, former Treasurer of KCCI attended the meeting.

Mangalore Special Economic Zone Limited (MSEZL) held its 67th Board Meeting through virtual platform. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas attended the same.

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Task Force Meeting of Mangaluru and Shivamogga was held through Zoom p latform organized by Directorate of Urban Land Development (DULT) to discuss on city’s transport scenario. Managing Director, Mangaluru Smart City Limited Shri Prashant Kumar Mishra delivered his opening remarks. KCCI Vice President Shi Shashidhar Pai Maroor attended the meeting.
08-08-2021 11.00 a.m KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas participated in the podcast of Prajavani on the closing of Kerala borders with Dakshina Kannada along with Kasargod Chinna. It was compered by Shri Uday Uppangala of Prajavani.
09-08-2021 2.00 p.m National Educational Alliance for Technology (N.E.A.T) Cell, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) organized a talk on ” Industry Connect: Opportunities for Institutes to Collaborate with Industries” through virtual mode. The webinar was attended by KCCI Vice-President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, Director and Hon. Secretary CA Abdur Rahman Musba, Director Shri P.B. Mudassar.
11-08-2021 10.30 a. m. District Industries Centre, Yeyyadi held Screening Committee meeting to review the proposal on distribution of land at the industrial locations. KCCI was represented by the President Shri Isaac Vas
11.00 a. m. Webinar on the topic, ‘Delayed Payments to MSMEs –Challenges and Solutions’ was conducted by Udyamihelpline. KCCI ADR Committee Member Prof. Lional Aranha attended the same.
15-08-2021 8.30 a. m. 75th Independence Day was celebrated at KCCI. Shri Isaac Vas, President of KCCI hoisted the national flag. Event was attended by KCCI Vice President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, Hon. Treasurer Shri Ganesh Kamath, Director and Editor of the journal Ms. Athmika Amin, Director and Associate Editor of the journal Shri Aditya Pai, Directors Shri Mudassar and Shri Jeethan AllenSequeira,PastPresidentsShriAbdulHameedand CA Srinivas S Kamath. Past Manager of KCCI Shri K N S Shetty and staff members also attended the event.
16-08-2021 Shri Kumble Narasimha Prabhu KCCI Past President and Managing Partner of Solar Trade Links met Minister for Energy Shri Sunil Kumar at Karkala and handed over the representation on implementing new solar policy for Karnataka for 2021 to 2024 and discussed the issues troubling solar integrators in Karnataka.
03.30 p. m. A District level Single Window Committee meeting was held at DC office Meeting Hall. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas attended.
04.00 p. m. A District level ‘Kaigarika Spandana’ meeting was held at DC office Meeting Hall. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas attended.
17-8-2021 7.00 p. m. Vision Meet with Shri Rajeev Chandrashekar, Minister for State and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Electronics and Information Technology of India was organized by CREDAI, Mangalore at The Ocean Pearl, Navbharath Circle, Mangaluru. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas, KCCI Vice-President, Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, Hon. Treasurer, KCCI Shri M. Ganesh Kamath, H on. Secretary and Director of KCCI, C AAbdur Rahman Musba, D irector and Editor of KCCI journal Ms. Athmika Amin, Director and Associate Editor of KCCI Journal Shri Aditya P. Pai, Director and Chairperson of Information Technology of Industrial Cell of KCCI, Shri Ashith B Hegde, Director of KCCI Shri Divakar Pai Kochikar, Past President of KCCI, Shri Jeevan Saldanha, Past Hon. Secretaries of KCCI Shri Gaurav Hegde and Shri Praveen Kumar Kalbavi, Past Directors of KCCI Shri Vishal Salain and Shri Dixit Rai attended the event.
JUNE 2021 – JULY 2021

JUNE 2021 – JULY 2021

CHAMBER AT WORK – JUNE – JULY 2021
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Meeting was organized by the Traffic Manager, New Mangalore Port Trust (NMPT) with the Additional Divisional Railway Manager (ADRM), Southern Railways to explore the possibility of movement of Import / Coastal Cargo by Rail.  The Meeting was held through virtual platform.  KCCI President, Shri Isaac Vas and Shri Jeethan Allen Sequeira, Director and Chairperson of EXIM Cell, KCCI attended the meeting.
24-06-2021 12 noon KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas met Shri A.C. Vinayaraj, advocate and corporator of Mangaluru City Corporation opposition leader at KCCI Chamber office to discuss about the various issues related to GST and also various memorandums submitted to the government officials on other matters. KCCI President presented Souvenir of KCCI to Shri A. C. Vinayaraj.
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International MSME day 2021 was celebrated virtually organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India Mangaluru branch of Southern India Regional Council (SIRC) of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) in association with The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI – Karnataka State Council, Bengaluru), Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Mangaluru, Atal Incubation Centre, Nitte. Webinar on ‘Funding Options and Schemes & Incentives for MSMEs & Start Ups’ were conducted. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas was one of panellists addressed the audience. Dr. Ananthapadmanabha Achar, CEO, AIC Nitte, Incubation Centre was also the panellists who addressed the members. Shri Yogish Acharya, General Manager -Canara Bank, Mangalore circle was the chief guest. Key resource person for the webinar was CA K Ullas Kamath, Chairman Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Karnataka State Council and Joint Managing Director of Jyoti Laboratories Ltd along with CA S S Nayak, Immediate Past Chairman – ICAI, Mangaluru. KCCI Director and Hon. Secretary Shri Abdur Rahman Musba felicitated KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas.
01-07-2021 4.15 p. m. Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Mangaluru conducted Awareness programme through online platform on Identity Protection & Digital Signature for CII members & Adoption of Digital Technology Post Pandemic and Challenges on Data Protection and Malware. The session was attended by KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas, Director and Chairperson of Information Technology of Industrial cell of KCCI Shri Ashith Balakrishna Hegde, Past President of KCCI Shri Jeevan Saldanha.
02-07-2021 4.30 p. m. KCCI Hon. Treasurer Shri Ganesh Kamath was the Chief Guest and Recipient of the SEVA RATNA award at a function organized by Axis Bank Ltd. In association with Max Life Today. He mentioned about KCCI’s involvement in setting up the oxygen plant at Government Lady Goschen Hospital, Mangaluru.
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COASTAL VISION GROUP constituted by Govt. of Karnataka after its first virtual meeting on May 10, 2021 has been holding meetings on alternate Mondays. Karnataka Udyoga Mitra (KUM) officials participated in the initial two meetings. Tourism, Fisheries, Maritime, Cashew development sub-committees are formed. Shri Isaac Vas, President, KCCI, Shri Nandagopal Shenoy, Director, KCCI, Capt. J.P. Menezes, Past President, KCCI, Smt. Vathika Pai, Past President KCCI, Shri Ullas Kamath, Chairman, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Karnataka, Shri Ashwin Srirangraj, FICCI were present. Shri Prakash Rao Kalbavi, Chairperson of the Customs, Exporters and CHA Relationship of the EXIM cell of KCCI and rest of the members of the group actively participated in providing valuable suggestions and presentations for final document of COASTAL VISION 2030 to be presented to Govt. of Karnataka by August,2021.
08-07-2021 3.30 p. m. A Consultation meeting regarding Plastic Park was organized by Kanara Industries Association, Baikampady, Mangalore discussed with Stake Holders to record their feedback and suggestion the meeting was attended by KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas, Hon. Secretary and Director of KCCI Shri Abdur Rahman Musba, Director Shri B. A. Nazeer and KCCI Past President Shri Jeevan Saldanha.
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Mangaluru Smart City Limited held its 12th City Level Advisory Committee Meeting at the Deputy Commissioner office, Mangalore. The meeting was chaired by Shri Nalin Kumar Kateel, Member of Parliament, Dakshina Kannada District. KCCI was represented by its Vice President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor. Others present in the meeting were Mangaluru City South MLA Shri D Vedavyas Kamath, Mangaluru City North MLA Dr. Y. Bharath Shetty, Deputy Commissioner of Mangaluru Dr. Rajendra K.V., IAS, Mangaluru City Corporation Commissioner Shri Akshy Sridhar, Managing Director of Mangaluru Smart City Limited, Shri Prashant Kumar Mishra IAS, Traffic Assistant Commissioner, Shri M A Natraj.
15-07-2021 10.30 a. m. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas inaugurated the new South Indian Bank Surathkal branch at Surathkal.
16-07-2021 KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas attended the meeting with Mangaluru City Corporation Commissioner Shri Akshay Shridhar on Self Assessment Scheme (SAS) for Industries which are located in KIADB area.
17-07-2021 KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas and Director and Chairperson of Information Technology of Industrial Cell of KCCI Shri Ashith Hegde had a meeting with MLA of Mangaluru City North Dr. Y. Bharath Shetty on the status of the IT park on KEIONICS land at Derabail Mangalore.
APRIL 2021 – JUNE 2021

APRIL 2021 – JUNE 2021

CHAMBER AT WORK – April – May – June 2021
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St. Joseph Engineering College, Mangaluru organized a session to discuss and deliberate on Industry collaboration for curriculum development as per NEP – 2020. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas and Director Shri B. A. Nazeer attended the event.
11-04-2021 8.30 a. m.   KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas was the Chief Guest to inaugurate the Cricket tournament organized by Business Network International (BNI) in Mangalore.
19-04-2021   10.00 a.m   Review Meeting was held at District Commissioner office, Mangaluru chaired by        Shri Nalin Kumar Kateel, Member of Parliament, Dakshina Kannada on issues related to various projects undertaken by Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) & Mangaluru Smart City Limites (MSCL), issues related to various administrative reforms and issues related to various policy formulation. Shri Isaac Vas, President, KCCI and Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, Vice-President, KCCI attended the meeting.
22-04-2021       KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas attended the meeting held at District Commissioner office, Mangaluru with regard to Covid restrictions and guidelines set by the government.
08-05-2021   01.00 p.m   Deputy Commissioner & District Magistrate’s Office (DDMA) conducted meeting at Deputy Commissioner Office, Mangaluru to discuss the revised SoPs for the major industries of Dakshina Kannada District during Covid – 19 lockdown under the chairmanship of Deputy Commissioner and Chairman, DDMA, Dakshina Kannada District. KCCI was represented by the Vice-President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor.
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  Bangalore Chamber of Industry and Commerce (BCIC) organized virtual Interactive Session with Shri Jagadish Shetter, Hon’ble Minister for Large and Medium Scale Industries, Government of Karnataka. KCCI was represented by its President Shri Isaac Vas who briefed the minister about the impact of lockdown towards industries due to Covid 19 in Dakshina Kannada District.
13-05-2021       KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas hands over the cheque of Rs. 7.50 lakh drawn in favour of Deputy Commissioner, Dakshina Kannada District, at D.C office, Mangaluru from the KCCI President’s Fund towards Contribution for installation of Oxygen Generation Plant at Lady Goschen Government Hospital, Mangaluru. The cheque was handed to Shri Nalin Kumar Kateel, M.P, Dakshina District. Vice President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor was also present in the event.
14-05-2021   11.30 a.m   Charitable Trusts – Sri Sathya Sai Seva Samithi through Ishwarambha Trust and Rotary Club of Mangalore presented the cheques totalling of Rs. 7 lakh to the Deputy Commissioner Dr. K. V. Rajendra at D.C office, Mangaluru. KCCI had facilitated the same. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas, Past President of KCCI Shri Srinivas Kamath,    Shri M. Padmanabha Pai, Chairman, Ishwarambha Trust and Rtn. Archibald Menezes President Rotary Club of Mangalore were present.
20-05-2021   12.30 p.m   Our affiliated body D.K. Automobile & Tyre Dealers’ Association presented the cheque of Rs. 1 lakh to the Deputy Commissioner Dr. K. V. Rajendra at D.C office, Mangaluru. KCCI had facilitated the same. KCCI Vice President and Treasurer of D.K. Automobile & Tyre Dealers’ Association Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, President of D.K. Automobile & Tyre Dealers’ Association Shri Kasturi Prabhakar Pai, Secretary of  D.K. Automobile & Tyre Dealers’ Association Shri K Vilas Kumar were present.
24-05-2021   04.00 p.m   Tariff Authority for Major Ports, Ministry of Shipping, Govt. of India organized a joint hearing through Video Conference with regard to the proposal from the New Mangalore Port Trust for fixation of user charges for utilization of fire fighting facility  at Berth No. 9 installed and operated by M/s. Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd. KCCI Director and Hon. Secretary Shri Abdur Rahman Musba attended the hearing.
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  Adani Mangaluru International Airport Limited conducted the Airport Users Consultation meeting to discuss the proposed capital expenditure projects at Mangaluru International Airport through Video Conferencing. KCCI Director and Hon. Secretary Shri Abdur Rahman Musba attended the meeting.
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  Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Annual General Meeting was conducted through Video Conference. CII President Shri Uday Kotak presided the meeting. KCCI was represented by the Vice President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor.
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  Coastal Vision Group meeting was held through Video Conference. The meeting was chaired by Shri K. Ullas Kamath, Chairman of Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI), Karnataka State Council, Joint Managing Director of Jyothy Labs, Mumbai. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas, Past President of KCCI Smt. Vathika Pai, Director of KCCI Shri Nandagopal Shenoy who are part of the coastal vision group attended the meeting. The Coastal Vision Group presented its proposals to be suggested to Govt. of Karnataka on tourism, medical tourism and fisheries in Coastal Karnataka.
01-06-2021   03.00 p.m   KCCI submitted the memorandum on ‘Appeal to consider relaxing the restrictions post 07th June, 2021 to keep business afloat’ to the District In-charge Minister Shri Kota Srinivas Poojary at Dakshina Kannada Jilla Panchayat office, Mangaluru. KCCI was represented by the Vice President Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor and Hon. Secretary Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed.
10-06-2021   08.30 a.m   An Interactive Session with Shri Bhaskar Rao IPS, The Additional Director General of Police for Railways and Former Commissioner of Police, Bengaluru City was organized by KCCI for its members at Hotel Ocean Pearl, Mangaluru. The Commissioner of Police, Mangaluru Shri N. Shashi Kumar also addressed the members. The Deputy Commissioner of Police, Shri Hariram Shankar, Chairman of International Affairs & CSR Committee of Federation of Karnataka Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI), Bengaluru Dr. V.G Kiran Kumar were also present.
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  A workshop on Recent Changes & Opportunities In GST was being jointly organized by PCCO, Bengaluru & O/o the Commissioner of Central Tax (GST), Mangaluru through virtual platform. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas, Director and Hon. Secretary Shri Abdur Rahman Musba and KCCI GST sub-committee Chairperson CA Keshhav N Ballakuraya attended the same.
FEBRUARY 2021 – MARCH 2021

FEBRUARY 2021 – MARCH 2021

CHAMBER AT WORK – FEBRUARY – MARCH 2021
23-02-2021 12.30 p. m. KCCI participated in the NMPT Road show concerning the upcoming Maritime India Summit to be held from 2nd to 4th March, 2021. Meeting in this regard was held at NMPT Chairman Chamber, Mangalore with NMPT Chairman Shri Venkat Ramana Akkaraju and Shri Y.R. Belegal, Traffic Manager. Shri Isaac Vas, KCCI President, Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, Vice President, KCCI, Shri Jeethan Allen Sequeira, Director and Head of EXIM cell of KCCI attended the meeting.
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KCCI was invited at the Innovation Conclave organized by Government of Karnataka and KEONICS, Govt. of Karnataka Enterprise held at The Ocean Pearl, Mangalore. The event was inaugurated by the Deputy Chief Minister of Karnataka Dr. Ashwanth Narayan C.N. in the august presence of Shri Nalin Kumar Kateel, Member of Parliament, Dakshina Kannada and Shri K. Harikrishna Bantwal, Chairman KEONICS. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas presented his views at brainstorming session held during the event. Also present in the event were Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, Vice President, KCCI, Shri Ashith B. Hegde, Director and Chairman of IT committee of Industrial Cell of KCCI, Shri Prakash Rao Kalbavi, Chairman of Customs, Exporters and CHA Relationship of EXIM Cell, KCCI and Shri Gaurav Hegde, Past Hon. Secretary, KCCI.
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Single window meeting was held at Kanara Small Industries Association, Baikamapady, Mangaluru.  Shri Isaac Vas, President, KCCI attended the meeting.
11.00 a. m. Kagarika Spandana meeting was held at Kanara Small Industries Association, Baikamapady, Mangaluru.  Shri Isaac Vas, President, KCCI attended the meeting.
26-02-2021 7.30 p. m. Memorandum was submitted to Shri C. P. Yogeshwara, Honourable Minister of Forest Environment & Ecology Department, Govt. of Karnataka at The Ocean Pearl, Kodialbail, Mangalore to reconsider the increase of consent fee for establishment/consent to operate under KSPCB Rules which will badly impact many industries. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas submitted the memorandum to the minist er. Shri Kalbavi Prakash Rao, Past Hon. Secretary of KCCI and other industry representatives who were present also appraised minister about their concerns.
27-02-2021 6.30 p. m. KCCI Members’ Day Conclave 2021 was held at The Ocean Pearl, Kodialbail, Mangaluru. Shri K Ullas Kamath, Joint Managing Director, Jyothy Labs Ltd. Mumbai enthralled the audience with his inspiring lecture. Shri Isaac Vas, President, KCCI welcomed Shri Kamath and the members. The Past Presidents present were honoured by Shri Isaac Vas. Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, Vice President, KCCI delivered the vote of thanks. The event also had enlivening flute performance by Shri Lokesh Salian along with other musicians who accompanied him.
02-03-2021 5.30 p. m. CII Mangaluru Annual Members Day 2021 was held at The Ocean Pearl, Kodialbail, Mangaluru. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas, Director and Editor of KCCI journal, Ms. Athmika Amin and Shri Jeethan Allen Sequira, Director of KCCI attended the event.
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CII Karnataka State Annual Meeting 2021 & session on ‘High – Tech Karnataka Beyond Bengaluru’ was held at Hotel Taj West End, Bengaluru. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas virtually attended the event.
05-03-2021 12 Noon SDM College of Business Management Post Graduate Centre for Management Studies and Research, Mangalore organized the Governing Council interaction meeting with the Governing Council members. KCCI was represented by its President Shri Isaac Vas.
06-03-2021 11.00 a. m. District Skill Committee meeting was held at D. C’s Office towards empowering youth by providing skill training and placement.  Shri Isaac Vas, President, KCCI attended the meeting.
5.00 p. m. A video – recorded version of the lecture by Shri Ullas Kamath held at the Members Day Conclave on 27th February were played for the members on their request at KCCI Chamber building, Mangalore.
08-03-2021 3.30 p. m. St. Joseph Engineering College, Mangalore organized an event on occasion of the International Women’s Day. KCCI Past President Ms. Vathika Pai was the Chief Guest on this occasion.
5.30 p. m. Institute of Chartered Accountants, Mangalore invited KCCI Past President Ms. Vathika Pai as Chief Guest on Occasion of the International Women’s Day.
09-03-2021 11.00 a. m. Meeting was held at District Skill Centre, Mangaluru City Corporation to discuss on assisting them in the Data Analytics of the registrations of job seekers and also on setting up of training platforms and placement opportunities to the job seekers of Dakshina Kannada District. President of KCCI, Shri Isaac Vas invited the team from the Alva’s College of Engineering and Technology to take this initiative. The meeting was attended by Shri Isaac Vas, Shri Taranath, Officer of District Skill Centre, Dr. Peter Fernandes, Principal of Alva’s College of Engineering & Technology, Dr. Manjunath Kottary, Head of Computer Science, Alva’s College of Engineering & Technology, Prof. Harish Kundar, Head of Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning, Alva’s College of Engineering & Technology and Shri Mytreya A, COO, KCCI.
12-03-2021 10.00 a. m. Women leaders excelled in their chosen path were felicitated on occasion of the International Women’s day by P.G Dept. of Business Administration, Alva’s Institute of Engineering & Technology at AIET Auditorium, Mijar. KCCI Director and Editor of the journal Ms. Athmika Amin was one of the women leaders who was facilitated by the Principal, Dr. Peter Fernandes.
4.00 p. m. Karnataka Science and Technology Promotion Society Dept. of Science and Technology, GoK virtually conducted a Seminar on ‘Entrepreneurship – Challenges & Opportunities’. Ms. Vathika Pai, KCCI Past President was the Speaker on this occasion.
15-03-2021 6.00 p. m. The Seventh Meeting of the Office-bearers of KCCI for the year 2020-21 was held at The Ocean Pearl, Kodialbail, Mangaluru – 575 001.
7.00 p. m. The Sixth Meeting of the Board of Kanara Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Mangaluru for the year 2020-21 was held The Ocean Pearl, Kodialbail, Mangaluru – 575 001.
Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) were signed between KCCI and Alva’s Institute of Engineering & Technology, Mijar at The Ocean Pearl, Mangalore. Shri Isaac Vas President, other Office Bearers and Directors of KCCI were present. Dr. Peter Fernandes, Principal and Dr. Claret Mendonca, Head – PG Department of Business Administration (MBA) present during the occasion briefed the Board about the college initiatives and activities.
20-03-2021 7.00 p. m. CREDAI Mangalore organized the Installation Ceremony of the President & Office Bearers for the term 2021-2023 at The Ocean Pearl, Mangalore. Shri Nalin Kumar Kateel, Dakshina Kannada M.P was the Chief Guest on this occasion. The event was attended by KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas and Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, Vice President of KCCI.
21-03-2021 9.30 a. m. Karnataka Coastline Business Conclave 2021 was organized by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) at TMA Pai International Convention Centre, Mangalore. Industries Minister Shri Jagadish Shetter inaugurated the event in presence of Dakshina Kannada M.P Shri Nalin Kumar Kateel and other dignitaries. Shri Isaac Vas, President and Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, Vice- President of KCCI attended the event. The vote of thanks was delivered by Shri Isaac Vas.
27-03-2021 12.00 Noon Karnataka Small Scale Industries Association (KASSIA) organized council meeting at Baikampady, Mangalore. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas was invited as a special invitee for the event.
4.30 p. m. Karnataka Small Scale Industries Association (KASSIA) organized an awareness programme on new Industrial Policy 2020-2025 and Investment Opportunities at Kanara Small Industries Association, Baikampady, Mangalore. Shri C. C. Patil, Hon’ble Minister for Small Scale Industries, Govt. of Karnataka inaugurated the programme. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas was invited as the Guest of Honour.
JANUARY 2021 – FEBRUARY 2021

JANUARY 2021 – FEBRUARY 2021

CHAMBER AT WORK – JANUARY – FEBRUARY 2021
23-01-2021 KCCI launched its Twitter account with the handle @KCCI_Mangalore

25-01-2021 11.15 a. m. Meeting with District Minister Shri Kota Shrinivas Poojary was held at District Commissioner office to discuss about initiatives taken by the Chamber towards withdrawal of proposed increase in tariff by MESCOM, setting up of an IT park in Mangalore, inviting TESLA to Mangalore and setting up of Honey Testing lab in Mangalore. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas submitted the Detailed Project Report (DPR) on IT park to the District Minister. The meeting was attended by KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas, Vice President Shri Shashidar Pai Maroor and Director and Head of Industrial Cell of KCCI Shri B.A. Nazeer.
4.00 p. m. Single window meeting of the Sub-committee was held at District Industries Centre with regard to distribution of industrial land. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas attended the meeting.
26-01-2021 Informal dinner meet was held at The Ocean Pearl, Kodialbail, Mangalore between Shri Isaac Vas, KCCI President and Shri G. Kumar Naik, ACS, MSME.
27-01-2021 10.00 a. m. Inauguration of MBA Batch 2020-2022 was held at Alva’s Institute of Engineering and Technology. Shri Isaac Vas, KCCI President was the Chief Guest.
Meeting was held at KSIA. Shri Isaac Vas, KCCI President attended the event.
29-01-2021 1st Meeting of District Committee was held at FKCCI, Bengaluru. KCCI submitted the core issues of Dakshina Kannada District to be discussed in the meeting.
31-01-2021 10.00 a. m. Namma Kudla TV conducted Business Tonic programme on the topic Pre Budget Wishlist. Shri Isaac Vas, KCCI President participated.
01-02-2021 7.00 p. m. Daiji World TV telecast live News Talk on Central Budget. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas and Past President Smt. Vathika Pai participated.
02-02-2021 10.00 a. m. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas was the Chief Guest for the Inaugural Ceremony of “Centre for Leadership and Social Development” at School of Social Work, Roshni Nilaya, Mangalore.
03-02-2021 3.30 p. m. Meeting with the Railway Officials was held at Mangaluru Central Railway Station.  Railway officials suggested creating awareness among the industrialists towards using railways as a quicker and cheaper mode of transportation for perishable and other items.  Meeting was attended by the Chamber representative.
6.30 p. m. The First Meeting of the Members’ Day Celebration Sub-Committee of KCCI for the year 2020-21 was held at The Ocean Pearl, Kodialbail, Mangaluru. Shri Shashidhar Pai Moroor, Vice President and Chairperson of the Members Day Sub-Committee Chaired the meeting.
05-02-2021 10.00 a. m. Inaugural Ceremony of Union Budget 2021-22 discussion was held through Google Meet at the Department of Commerce and International Business, Central University of Kerala, Kasargod. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas was the Chief Guest for the Inaugural ceremony.
12.30 p. m. Meeting was held with Commissioner, Mangaluru City Corporation on various issues like

A. SAS for SWM cess for industries.

B. Setting up of IT Park in Mangalore.

C. Shuttle badminton court.

D. Baggundi lake

The meeting was attended by Shri Isaac Vas, President, KCCI, Shri Ashith Hegde, Director, KCCI, Shri Gaurav Hegde, Honorary Secretary, CII.

06-02-2021 Meeting was held with the Chairman of KEONICS Shri Harikrishna Bantwal in the Circuit House, Mangalore with regard to the setting up the IT Park in Derebail, Mangalore. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas and Director of KCCI Shri Ashith B. Hegde attended the meeting.
08-02-2021 10.00 a. m. Interactive meet was held with Shri Ajith Kamath, President of Karnataka Industries Association (KIA) at KIA office for the KCCI Journal cover story. Ms. Athmika Amin, Director and Editor of KCCI conducted the meeting.
09-02-2021 11.00 a. m. Meeting held at The CAMPCO Ltd., Mangalore with the Executive Director/Managing Director, Shri H.M. Krishna Kumar. The meeting was attended by the Vice President of KCCI Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor and the Director CA Nandagopal Shenoy to brief him about the need of setting up of NABL accredited Honey Testing lab in Mangalore which will help in doubling the income of farmers as per the vision of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India towards Atmanirbhar Bharat.
10-02-2021 3.00 p. m. St. Aloysius College, Mangaluru, invited KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas to be part of the Curriculum Development Cell and also attended the inaugural meeting which was held on a blended online/offline mode in Sanidhya Hall of the College.
6.30 p. m. Canara Bank, Mangalore organized “Canara MSME Meet – 2021″ in its Auditorium in Balmatta Road, Mangalore. Shri Abdur Rahman Musba, Hon. Secretary, KCCI and Shri B. A. Nazeer, Director and Head of Industrial Cell, KCCI attended.
8.00 p. m. The Sixth Meeting of the Office-bearers of KCCI for the year 2020-21 was held vide Zoom Meeting.
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CII Mangalore in association with Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Kanara Industries Association, Karnataka Cashew Manufacturers Association and District Small Industries Association organized a webinar on ‘Decoding the labour Codes’ through the online platform.
12-02-2021 5.00 p. m. The Fifth Meeting of the Board of Kanara Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Mangaluru for the year 2020-21 was held at the Board Room of KCCI, Chamber Road, Bunder, Mangaluru.
15-02-2021 10.00 a. m, St. Aloysius College students’ team met the President of KCCI Shri Isaac Vas and the Director and Key Driver of Focus Area of Industry Academia Interconnect Shri P.B. Mudassar to discuss on the projects to be taken up by the students and assistance on the placements, industrial visits etc. The students’ team was led by Shri Gavin Abner Pinto, President Students’ Council along with Shri Joyston Dsouza, Ms. Sneha Dsouza and Shri Kian Alvares.
12 Noon Meeting was held with the Chairman of KEONICS Shri Harikrishna Bantwal at Circuit House, Mangalore with regard to planning of the Innovation Conclave event scheduled on 24th February at The Ocean Pearl, Mangalore. Meeting was attended by KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas and Shri Ashith B. Hegde, Director and Chairman of IT Industrial Cell of KCCI.
5.30 p. m. K-Tech Innovation Hub, Mangalore under the Chairmanship of Dr. Raghunandan Rajamani held meeting with various start-ups and industrialists to discuss on various issues for the coastal industries hackathon, developing a solution for cashew industry, why and how to invest in start-up etc. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas and Shri P.B. Mudassar, Director of KCCI attended the event.
17-02-2021 10.00 a. m. Seminar (Physical Meeting) on E-Initiatives & Recent Developments in GST was organized by KCCI in the Meeting Hall of the Chamber building. Dr. Murali Krishna B.V, Additional Commissioner of Commercial Taxes, Govt. of Karnataka conducted the Seminar at the Meeting Hall of KCCI.
19-02-2021 11.00 a. m. Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commision (KERC) conducted public hearing on revision of electricity tariff proposed by Mescom at D.C office at 11.00 a.m. The meeting was attended by Shri Isaac Vas, KCCI President, Shri Srinivas S. Kamath, Former President of KCCI, Shri B.A. Nazeer, Chairman of the Energy and Power Sub-committee of KCCI, Shri Abdur Rahman Musba, Hon. Secretary, KCCI.