|CHAMBER AT WORK – JUNE – JULY 2021|
11.30 a. m.
12.45 p. m.
|–||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.|
11.00 a. m.
1.00 p. m.
|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.|
2.00 p. m.
4.00 p. m.
|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.|
10.30 a. m.
2.00 p. m.
|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.|
|CHAMBER AT WORK – April – May – June 2021|
10.00 a. m
|–||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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|24-02-2021||–||10.00 a. m.
4.00 p. m.
|–||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.|
|25-02-2021||–||10.30 a. m
|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.|
|04-03-2021||–||11.00 a. m.
1.30 p. m.
|–||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.|
|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.|
|–||3.00 p. m
5.30 p. m.
|–||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.|
CHAMBER AT WORK – JANUARY 2021
|03-01-2021||–||09.15 a. m||–||Shri Isaac Vas, President, KCCI attended the Business Tonic event as Chief Guest organized by Namma Kudla 24X7 TV channel at Sri Sudhindra Auditorium, Dongarakeri, Mangalore.|
|09-01-2021||–||4.00 p. m.||–||Swastha Mangaluru Samithi conducted a short programme focusing on the systematic methods of handling Solid Waste Management, a project proposal regarding segregation, collection and treating the waste from our Mangaluru city at St Aloysius College. Shri Isaac Vas, President, KCCI attended the event.|
|12-01-2021||–||11.00 a. m.||–||KCCI Editorial Team – Ms. M. Athmika Amin (Director & Editor), Shri Aditya Pai (Director & Associate Editor) and Shri Dikshith Rai (Chairman – Young Indian Mangalore) met Shri Harikrishna Bantwal, Chairman of KEONICS to interview him on the progress of IT Park Project at Circuit House Mangalore.|
|18-01-2021||–||4.00 p. m.||–||Meeting with Past Presidents Shri Subbaya Shetty and Shri Ananthesh V. Prabhu to discuss the draft Articles of Association of KCCI which is in the process of Amendment.|
11.00 a. m
|–||Yuwaah! UNICEF India organized Zoom meeting to discuss about creating a platform for youth to access opportunities. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas, Shri Prakash Kalbhavi, and Prof. CA Lionel Aranha attended.|
|20-01-2021||–||6.45 p. m.||–||Yes Bank representative made presentation to the Board on investment opportunities for MSME sector at The Hotel Ocean Pearl, Kodialbail, Mangaluru.|
|7.00 p. m.||–||The Fourth Meeting of the Board of Kanara Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Mangaluru for the year 2020-21 was held at The Hotel Ocean Pearl, Kodialbail, Mangaluru.|
CHAMBER AT WORK – NOVEMBER – DECEMBER 2020
|25-11-2020||–||The 30th Customs Clearance Facilitation (CCFC) meeting was attended by Shri Jeethan Allen Sequeira, Chairman of the EXIM Cell of KCCI on virtual platform.|
|28-11-2020||–||Shri Isaac Vas, President, KCCI submitted memorandum on Establishing an Information Technology (IT) Park at Mangaluru, Dakshina Kannada to Dr. C. N. Ashwathnarayan, Honorable Deputy Chief Minister, Govt. of Karnataka at the BJP Office, Mangaluru. Shri Ashith B. Hegde, Chairperson of the IT Sub-Committee of KCCI, Shri Gaurav Hegde, Past Secretary of KCCI and Shri Dikshith Rai, Head of Codecraft and Past Director of KCCI were present.|
4.00 p. m.
5.40 p. m.
|Orientation programme and interactive session with the newly appointed Sub-Committee Chairmen / Chairpersons of KCCI were conducted by the Office Bearers, Board of Directors of KCCI at The Ocean Pearl, Kodialbail, Mangaluru. The session was chaired by Past President of KCCI CA. Srinivas S. Kamath and Past Secretary CA B. Chandrakanth Rao as resource person.|
|02-12-2020||–||10.30 a. m.||–||District Level Export Promotion Committee (DLEPC) for Promotion of Exports was held at District Commissioner office in Mangaluru. KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas attended the meeting.|
|04-12-2020||–||3.30 p.m.||–||Meeting on CLAF was held at Mangaluru City Corporation as part of Smart City Project. Progress and proposals of the Water Front Project by the consultants were discussed. Shri Shashidhar Pai Maroor, Vice President, KCCI attended the meeting.|
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|–||Meeting was conducted at KCCI Chamber office with Shri Thimmayya Pindimane, Managing Director of The South Kanara Bee-Keepers’ Co-Operative Society on setting up of an accredited honey testing laboratory in Mangalore. The meeting was attended by KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas, KCCI Focus Area Key Driver CA Nandagopal Shenoy, Editor of KCCI Ms. Athmika Amin.|
11.45 a. m.
12.45 p. m.
|–||Shri Thimmayya Pindimane, Managing Director of The South Kanara Bee-Keepers’ Co-Operative Society was interviewed for the KCCI journal by the Editorial panel members Ms. Athmika Amin, CA Nandagopal Shenoy and was assisted by Ms. Shareel D’Souza.|
|5.30 p. m.||–||Shri M. Ahmed Bava, Past Treasurer of KCCI and Member of D.R.U.C.C. Palghat was felicitated for 2019 Organizer and Social Worker by Beary Sahitya Academy at Ravindra Kala Mantapa. He was felicitated by Shri T.N. Nagabarana, Chairman of Kannada Development Authority, Govt. of Karnataka and Shri S. Rangappa, Secretary, Kannada & Sanskrit Dept., Govt. of Karnataka.|
|16-12-2020||–||The 103rd Annual General Meeting of Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FKCCI) was held at Sir M.V. Auditorium, Bengaluru. KCCI Past President Shri P.B Adbul Hameed attended the session on virtual platform.|
|17-12-2020||KCCI Past President Shri P.B. Abdul Hameed and Honorary Secretary of KCCI Shri Nissar Fakeer Mohammed attended the FKCCI Election of new Management Committee and Office Bearers for the year 2020-21.|
|Past President of KCCI Shri P.B. Abdul Hameed was elected as the Director of FKCCI Managing Committee for the year 2020-21 at the election held at Sir M. V. Auditorium of FKCCI in Bengaluru.|
|18-12-2020||–||11.00 a. m.||–||KCCI President Shri Isaac Vas was the Chief Guest for the opening ceremony of the New Production facility of Star Flex Industries, Baikampady, Mangaluru.|
|3.30 p. m.||–||Sub-Committee meeting of the APMC committee was held at the Chamber to discuss the increase of APMC cess from 0.35% to 1.00% by the state government. The meeting was attended by KCCI Past Presidents Shri P.B. Abdul Hameed and Shri G. G. Mohandas Prabhu.|
|21-12-2020||–||5.00 p. m.||–||The Third Meeting of the Board of Kanara Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Mangaluru for the year 2020-21 was held at the Board room of KCCI, “Chamber Building”, Bunder, Mangalore.|
|Shri P. B. Abdul Hameed, Past President, KCCI was felicitated by Shri Isaac Vas, President, KCCI for being elected as the Director of FKCCI Managing Committee for the year 2020-21.|