The Ernakulam Branch of Southern India Reginal Council
The Ernakulam Branch of Southern India Reginal Councilhttp://www.icaikochi.orgThe Ernakulam Branch of Southern India Reginal Council is the first branch of the Institute in Kerala. It was granted recognition on 1st December, 1967. Mr. T. Velupillai was the first chairman of the branch and Mr. Venugopal C. Govind, the first Secretary. Ernakulam was the first branch in the country to have its own building which was inaugurated by the president of ICAI Mr. P A Nair on 22nd August, 1986.The second floor of the building was commissioned in October, 1994 by Mr. B P Rao, the then president of ICAI. The branch is housed in a 4000 sq. ft. three storied building with a well appointed conference hall and three spacious class rooms and a well furnished office & chairmanís cabin.Today, Ernakulam is the third biggest branch in south India with 1205 members next only to Bangalore & Hyderabad. The branch got accreditation as a Sunday Test Centre in 1997.Accredited coaching classes for Foundation & Intermediate ( now PE I & PE II) courses were started in 1999.A high tech computer centre was established in 2000 with a grant from ICAI.Our branch is also accredited by ICAI to conduct- The 250 Hour Compulsory Computer Training Programme under the new scheme of education.- Course on General Management & Communication SkillsWe have a full fledged library of more than 2000 books managed by a full time librarianThe operations of the branch are fully computerised.CommunityFeb 13, 2007
Soorya India Festival--Asia's Largest cultural Festival,Soorya Krishnamoorthy, founder of SOORYA Stage and Film Society the biggest cultural society in Asia and also the Best run society in the country. Soorya has its Chapters in Singapore, Malaysia, London (U.K), Manchester(U.K), Zurich (Switzerland), Vienna (Austria), Rome (Italy), Koln (Germany), Dublin (Ireland), Bahrain, Kuwait, Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Muscat, Doha, and Saudi Arabia. Soorya aims at dissemination of the rich Indian Culture and achieving "Integration through Culture". Soorya has now entered the 30th year of it's dedicated service for the cause of promotion of art and culture. Soorya Krishnamoorthy is the pioneer of the first Light and Sound show in Malayalam, Mr.Soorya Krishnamoorthy also ventured in to the first ever mobile Light and Sound Show and a new theatrical art form - "THEATRE OF FREEDOM". This theatre movement also has completed 30 years. As per the Limca Book of World Records : * Soorya Krishnamoorthy - Man of the Year 2003. * Soorya is the largest cultural society of Asia. * Soorya Festival is the largest an the longest Festival of Asia (75 continuous days) Personal Profile
Exnawa.org- Official Website of Ex Navy Artificers Welfare. A long-term ambition has taken its shape in the form of an association named EXNAWA. We intend to share the inner feeling of all of us after the retirement, over the real joy and thrill experienced from the lap of mother ship Shivaji and togetherness we felt throughout the service tenure. We like to share the joy and sorrow of the life together and collectively. Many juniors and seniors influenced the total development of our own character and helped in laying the foundation of our achievement at this stage. Let us clear our mind of thoughts and tensions and let us shower in abundance the natural love and feeling of unity and team spirit. So that we all can depart this world with joy and fulfillment. Perfection is in rarity but positive approach can enrich the life in all spheres even at this age. Let us hold our hands together in creating a wonderful, healthy and peaceful tomorrow.