Special Cover – Federation Of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry Platinum Jubilee Celebration – Bangalore, Karnataka
The foundation to the Mysore Chamber Of Commerce (presently the Federation Of karnataka Chambers of Commerce and industry), was laid by the late statesman, engineer and economist, Bharata Ratna Sir m Visvesvaraya on May 8, 1916. As the then Dewan Of Mysore State Visvesvaraya inaugurated the state trade body. Today the FKCCI stands as one of the five foremost chambers in the country. At the inaugural meeting on May 8th 1916, in the presence of 500 businessmen Dr Visveswaraya said, “This association has been started with the gracious sanction of his Highness the Maharaja, (Krishna Raja Wodeyar) and nothing will be dearer to His Highness’ heart than that, all active elements in the State should work in unison to make the scheme a practical success.
Date Of Issue:-03.09.1993