ICCI - 119th Annual Session Venue: Radisson Blu Date:24-09-2016
Inauguration and keynote address by : Vice Admiral A R Karve, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command
Meeting with the Railway Officials Venue: Chamber Board Room, Mattancherry, Cochin Date:07-07-2016
The Indian Chamber of Comemrce & Industry in organised a meeting with the Commercial Divisiional Railway Manager, MR. V C Sudeesh at the Chamber Board room on 7th July 2016. The meeting was aimed to understand the possibilities of extending the services of goods trains from Willlingdon Island and Ernakulam Railway Stations.
Assistant Commercial Managers Mr. Sunil Kumar, Mr.Premkumar
Chief Comemrcial Inspectors Mr. Chnadrasekeran and Mr. Prasoon S Kumar were the other officials from the Railways who attended the meeting.
Vice-President Mr. Ramalingam delivered the welcome address and Immedate Past President Mr. Rajkumar Gupta proposed the vote of thanks.
Past Presidents Mr. R Mohandas, Mr. Vishwanath Agarwal
Board Directors, Mr. G P Goyal, Mr. Bharat N Khona, Mr. A A Abdul Azeez and Mr. Nishseh Shah also attended the meeting.
Meeting regarding income Tax declaration Scheme Venue: Chamber Board Room, Mattancherry, Cochin Date:01-07-2016
The Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry in association with the Income Tax department officials, organized a meeting to educate the Chamber members about the inside outs of the Income Tax Declaration Scheme 2016, at the Chamber Board Room, on 1st July 2016. The meeting was headed by Smt. Ann Mary Baby, Additional Commissioner of Income Tax. Chamber Board Directors Mr.Rajkumar Gupta, Mr. Bharat N Khona, Mr. G P Goyal and members from various affiliated associations attended the meeting.
President Mr. K B Rajan delivered the welcome address and Vice –President Mr. V Ramalingam proposed the vote of thanks.
Interactive session on IPR, Patents and Trademarks Venue: ICCI Chamber Hall, Mattancherry, Kochi Date:29-06-2016
The Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry in association with the Federation of Indian Export Organization organized an interactive session on IPR, Patents and Trademarks at the Indian Chamber Hall on 29th June 2016. Representatives from the Department for Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Mr. Raghav Arora, Mr. Anoop K Joy and Mr. Venkatesan Rajamani carried out presentations on IPR, Patents and Trademarks respectively.
Mr.A.K.Vijaykumar, Asst.Director, FIEO welcomed the gathering.
The function was inaugurated by Mr. V Ramalingam, Chamber Vice – President and the vote of thanks was proposed by the Immediate Past President, Mr. Rajkumar Gupta.
Past Presidents Mr. R Mohandas, Mr. Vishwanath Agarwal, Board Directors Mr. G P Goyal, Mr. Sunny L Malayil and Mr. Mahesh N Joshi, also attended the session.
US Independence Day Celebrations Venue: Taj Coromandel, Chennai Date:28-06-2016
President Mr. K B Rajan and his wife Mrs. Sherly Rajan attended the 240th Anniversary of the US independence Celebrations at Taj Coromandel, Chennai on 28th June 2016. Special mention was given to Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry. The US Consul General Mr. Philip Min remembered his visit to Cochin last year and thanked Mr. K B Rajan for all the support.
One day interactive session on GST and its implications Venue: Taj Gateway, Marine Drive, Kochi Date:29-04-2016
FICCI in association with ICCI and Kerala Merchants Chamber of Commerce organized a one day interactive session on GST and its implications at Hotel Taj Gateway, Marine Drive, Kochi on 29thApril2016.
Welcome address was given by Mr. Deepak L Aswani, Co- Chairman, FICCI Kerala State Council and the Inaugural Address was by Dr. V K Baby, IAS, Special Secretary in-charge Taxes, Govt: of Kerala.
Felicitation was by Mr. K B Rajan, President, ICCI.
The technical sessions were handled by
Mr. Ravneet Singh Khurana, Depty: Commissioner, Central Board of Excise and Customs, Ministry of Finance, Govt: of India.
Mr. Sachin Menon, Chief Operating Officer, Tax and Regulatory Services and National Head – Indirect Tax.
Mr. Vishal Pratap Singh, Dpty: Commissioner, Central Board of Excise and Customs, Ministry of Finance, Govt: of India.Board Director Mr. G P Goyal, Secretary and Assistant Secretary also attended the session.
FICCI – EXIM bank capacity building program on promoting Trade and Investments with BRICS Countries Venue: Hotel Abad Plaza, M G Road, Kochi Date:12-04-2016
FICCI, EXIM bank and ICCI organized a capacity building program on promoting Trade and Investments with BRICS Countries at the Grand Ball room, Hotel Abad Plaza, M G Road, Kochi on 12th April 2016. The objective of the program was to acquaint members of the EXIM business community with various trade instruments, financing frame work and policies available with DGFT, EXIM Bank, ECGC and State bank of India for promoting trade and investment with BRICS Countries. The keynote address was by Dr. K Raghavan IRS, Commissioner of Customs, Kochi. Special address was by Mr. R Muthuraj ITS, Joint Director General of Foreign Trade, Kochi and Mr. N Shankar, Executive Director EXIM Bank.Felicitations were given by Mr. K B Rajan, President ICCI, Kochi, Mr. Alex Nainan, Vice –President , Sea food Exporters Association of India, Kerala region and Mr. K K Pillai, President Cochin Export Processing Zone Industries Association, Kochi. This was followed by technical sessions and lunch. Mr. Vikas Agarwal, Board Director, ICCI, Secretary and Assistant Secretary also attended the session.
DISHA Annual Day Venue: ICCI Chamber Hall, Mattancherry, Kochi Date:21-03-2016
The DISHA school conducted their Annual day celebrations on 21st March 2016, at the Chamber hall. Smt. Shiny Mathew, Chairperson, Town Planning Standing Committee, Kochin Municipal Corporation was the Chief Guest. The students of DISHA performed various Cultural programs on the occasion. Smt. Shiny Mathew handed over the prizes for the students and teachers for their achievements over the year.
President Mr. K B Rajan introduced the Chief Guest to the gathering.
Vice- President and DISHA Convener, Mr. V Ramalingam , Board Directors Mr. A A Abdul Azeez, Mr. Alex Rocky, Mr. Bharat N Khona, Mr. Sunny Malayil, Past Presidents Mr. Jasbir Singh Chawla and Mr. Vidhyasagar also attended the function.
Earth Hour Event Venue: Durbar Hall Ground, Ernakulam Date:19-03-2016
Junior Chamber International Kochi in association with WWF and KSEB organized an Earth Hour Event on 19th March 2016 at the Durbar Hall Ground, Ernakulam. Lights were switched off from 8.30 to 9.30pm to symbolize the concept of energy conservation. ICCI President Mr. K B Rajan spoke on the occasion. District Collector, Mr. Rajamanikkam, Junior Chamber International President, Smt. Suja Manoj were also among the dignitaries.
Budget Analysis Venue: Taj Gateway, Marine Drive, Kochi Date:03-03-2016
The Annual Post Budget talk was held at 6.00p.m. on 3rd March Hotel, Marine Drive, Ernakulam. Mr. Homi P. Ranina, eminent Lawyer and Tax Consultant, Mumbai was the Speaker at the programme. Mr.Ranina is one of India’s foremost tax consultants and has expertise in Tax and Foreign Exchange Laws of India.
The session was jointly organized by the Cochin Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Indian Chamber of Commerce & Industry (ICCI), Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI), Cochin Chapter and Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI), Kochi Chapter.
Mr. C.S. Kartha, President, CCCI welcomed the audience to the programme. Mr. K.B. Rajan, President, ICCI introduced the Speaker. Mr.C.S. Syam Kumar R, Chairman, ICSI presented the memento to the Mr. Ranina and Mr. A. Selvam, Chairman, ICAI delivered the Vote of Thanks. Around 315 people attended the session.
Immediate Past President Mr. Rajkumar Gupta, Board Directors Mr. A A Abdul Azeez, Mr. Anwar Hashim, Mr. Bharat Khona, Mr. G P Goyal, Mr. Madhusudan Gupta, Mr. Nishesh Shah, Mr. Rajesh Agarwal, Mr. Rajesh Kumar Agarwal, Mr. Sunny Malayil, Mr. Vikas Agarwal and Past President Mr. R Mohandas attended the function.