Commerce Association Activities:
The Commerce fest ‘Etincelle’ 2K16 was conducted on 15th of February 15, 2016. The formal function started at 10 a.m. The chief guest of the function was Smt. Sheila Kochouseph Chittilappilly. The function was presided over by Rev. Sr.Dr.Vineetha, the Director of the college. Dr.Sajimol Augustine, the principal of the college and Smt. Mary Sruthy Melbin, Head of the Department of Commerce and Mr..Shailendranatha Pillai of Pillai’s group graced the occasion with their presence.
The fest was sponsored by Pillai’s group. The staff co-ordinator was Smt. Jency Treesa and student co-ordinators were Ms. Divya G, Ms. Selas Maria Stanley and Ms.Pounami P. The colleges from the districts of Kottayam, Thrissur , and Ernakulam participated in the fest. The number of participants was 148. The fest was concluded by a valedictory function , and the prizes were distributed.
Launch of Social Security Schemes
The Department of Commerce hosted a National Level Programme on ‘Launch of Social Security Schemes’: Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Bima Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima yojana, Atal Pension Yojana. To reenergize the scheme, as per directive of Govt the Lead Bank- Union Bank conducted the programme on 21.07.2015 at St. Teresa’s College Auditorium.
To ensure social security, Finance Minister while presenting the budget 2015-16 has announced the implementation of three new low cost insurance pension schemes. The three new social security schemes pertaining to the insurance and pension sector, namely the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana (PMJJBY), the Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) and an old age income security pension scheme, the Atal Pension Yojana (APY) were officially launched by Hon’ble Prime Minister on 09th May, 2015 at Kolkata.
Shri. U .Chiranjeevi, GM, Reserve Bank of India presided the function and inaugurated the function by distributing the policy to Dr. Sr. Vinitha, Director, St. Teresa’s College (Autonomous). Shri. R.Nellaiappan, DGM, Union Bank welcomed the gathering and Shri R. Muthuvel, DGM, SBI, Shri Vasu, DGM, SBT, Shri P Biju, Divisional Manager, LIC felicitated. Briefing on the Launch was made effective by Dr. Sajimol Augustine, Principal, St. Teresa’s College (Autonomous). Powerpoint presentations by experts made the function more interactive. People from various sectors attended the function. Stalls by different banks were there from morning and the interested persons utilized it.