|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.|