Submitted by Subeditor on Fri, 2016-01-15 11:54 Bengaluru: R Shivakumar who is the former president of FKCCI and Chairman of Kumar group of Companies, Bengalore has been appointed as the new chairman of ASSOCHAM Karnataka Regional Council, the new regional outfit of ASSOCHAM New Delhi. Meanwhile, ASSOCHAM Karnataka Regional Council has received S Babu,former president of FKCCI and Chairman of Ashwin Precision Products Pvt Ltd as Co-Chairman. The new regional council of ASSOCHAM in Karnataka is expected to play a significant role in the development of Industry and Trade in the State. According to the state unit of ASSOCHAM, industry associations and the apex chambers wholeheartedly welcomed the new initiative of ASSOCHAM, New Delhi for focussing on regional development. The state is expected to benefit immensely with the formation of regional council.