Mangalore, Nov 6: Industrial Expo 2009 “Made in Coimbatore” was inaugurated at TMA Pai Convention Hall on Nov 6, Friday. The chief guest of the programme was Dr H S Ballal, the pro chancellor of Manipal University. Panikkasseri, the director of MSME Bangalore; Abdul Aziz, the joint director of DIC Mangalore; and B A Satyamoorthy, the regional manager of the State Bank of India, were the guests of honor.
Mr V Ponnuraj, the deputy commissioner, inaugurated the event and said that the purpose of the exhibition is to display products made in Coimbatore. He urged the people of Mangalore to interact with the people of Coimbatore and exchange skills, ideas, and techniques required for the development of the industrial sector.
Dr. N S Kumar, the chairman of the organizing committee, presided over the function and said that the a job mela (fair) is being organized to provide jobs and opportunities for local entrepreneurs in Coimbatore and Mangalore.
The job fair will be organized at the venue from Nov 7 Saturday to Nov 8 Monday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.