WTC Goa pays tribute to Sir M. Visvesvaraya on Engineer’s Day

World Trade Centre Goa celebrates “ Engineers Day,” chief guest Anil Counto along with WTC Goa Advisor Manguirish Pai Raikar paid tribute to the Bharat Ratna Sir M. Visvesvaraya, the Eminent Engineer who initiated the entry of World Trade Centre, in India, enabling the international business to prosper. 15th September is celebrated as Engineer’s Day on the birthday of M. Visvesvaraya. Government of India had conferred ‘Bharat Ratna’ to the Visionary Engineer in the year 1955 for his outstanding achievement and contribution to the society.

Engineer Anil Counto, Chairman of Alcon Anil Counto Enterprise, while speaking on the occasion, said that “There is no short cut to success and the new generation of engineers should strive at hard work with dedication, to achieve their goals”. He further advised the new generation that, innovation is the key and to take up entrepreneurship, as there are many opportunities today lying before them. He congratulated WTC Goa for doing great work in promoting international business and making a platform for the Goan entrepreneurs to market their products. He also assured all the help from his side.

“Technocrats are the architects of Modern India.” – Manguirish Pai Raikar, Advisor – World Trade Centre, Goa.

Mr. Cyril DeSouza – Assistant Director – Trade Promotion, World Trade Centre Goa welcomed Mr. Anil Counto. He was felicitated by presenting him with a World Trade Centre tie. Ms. Cheryl Fernandes – Officer Trade Promotion & Research, WTC Goa proposed a vote of thanks.

World Trade Centre Goa has tried to build the bridges of export business by holding several meetings with the international business partners and also conducting seminars, awareness programs to educate the business fraternity.

Manguirish Pai Raikar states that, “It was the endeavor of this organization to promote international trade and commerce and build permanent relationship all over the world. The words and the work of Sir M. Visvesvaraya,would inspire them and they should walk on the paths laid down by our visionary predecessors.”

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