St Agnes College (Autonomous) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Kanara Chambers of Commerce and Industry. They are the apex body in the region and along with members are working towards making the region of Dakshina Kannada congenial for sustained economic activities by entrepreneurs, business houses and corporates, leading to better employment, better utilization of resources and balanced inclusive growth of this region.

Their objective is the growth of the region, serving trade and industry in this coastal region of Karnataka, Dakshina Kannada. KCCI promotes and protects the interests of anyone engaged in trade, commerce, manufacturing and allied activities, specifically in the region of Dakshina Kannada & India in general.

The purpose behind signing of MoU between St Agnes College (Autonomous) and Kanara Chambers of Commerce and Industry is to support training and internship programmes for students of St Agnes College (Autonomous) and other forms of industry – academia partnerships. The training will expose the students to the latest trends and practices and also give them an opportunity to learn from some of the best professionals in the industry.

Expressing happiness at the signing of the agreement, Sr Dr M. Venissa A.C. Principal said, “The agreement will help our students hone their skills and become industry ready.” Sr Principal was equally sure that the workshops to be conducted will add to the knowledge and skill levels of the students.

The MoU was signed in view of the common interest in the field to help students and faculty of the college to sharpen their practical skills, equips them with the ability to work in culturally diverse teams and contributes largely to their personal and professional development.

The signatories of the MOU were Sr Dr M. Venissa A.C., Principal of St Agnes College (Autonomous) and Mr Isaac Vas, President Kanara Chambers of Commerce and Industry Mangaluru.

Sr Roopa Rodrigues A.C., the Vice- Principal, Ms Lawren Maria Castelino, Assistant Professor and Placement Officer. Mr P.B Ahmed Mudassar, Director, Mr Shashidarana, Vice President, KCCI were also present for the signing ceremony.