Student Chapter


Student Chapter of CII

Department of Commerce

Yuva Activities


14/03/2024Exemplary 2024Innovation & Learning
18/12/2023Investiture Ceremony

Exemplary 2024

The Exemplary selection process provided a platform for identifying and recognizing students with exceptional academic performance, leadership potential, and overall excellence. It encouraged healthy competition and motivated students to strive for excellence in academics, extracurricular activities, and personal development.

The best outgoing students were Joel Jose Kunnooparambil (M.Com), Andrew Mathews (B.Com Tax) and Alwin Easow Viji (B.Com CA). The Exemplary 2024 was Andrew Mathews.

Investiture Ceremony

The investiture ceremony conducted on 18th December 2023 at Saintgits College of Applied Sciences saw a surge in student engagement, with active participation from various academic disciplines. YUVA’s affiliation with the Confederation of Indian Industry (ClI) enhanced industry-academic collaboration, providing students with valuable exposure to real-world challenges and opportunities. The investiture ceremony served as a platform to highlight YUVA’s impactful initiatives, including community outreach programs, skill development workshops, industry interactions, and social responsibility projects.

Investiture Ceremony

Yuva activities



11/01/2023Food festEntrepreneurship
22/02/2023BFSI summit 
08/03/2023Women who inspireAccessibility
23/03/2023ExemplaryInnovation & Learning
01/04/2023Vaccination SurveyHealth
07/05/2023Drug abuse awareness online sessionHealth
09/05/2023E-waste Climate Change
31/05/2023World No Tobacco Day – Slogan and Poster CompetitionHealth
05/06/2023World Environment DayClimate Change
21/06/2023International Yoga DayHealth
22/06/2023Dhanam BFSI Summit & Award Nite 
12/07/2023World Paper Bag DayAccessibility
16/07/2023AI Demonstration ContestInnovation
11/08/2023YUVA National Conclave 
07/09/2023Industrial Visit at Mane KancorEntrepreneurship
05/09/2023Teachers DayLearning
12/09/2023Waste Management Business Plan ContestEntrepreneurship
29/09/2023 & 30/09/2023Food Fest – VenturaEntrepreneurship
 Digital Detox & Reel Making 
13/10/2023Meet the EntrepreneurEntrepreneurship
30/10/2023World Animation Day: Activity at UP School PathamuttomInnovation
30/10/2023World Animation Day: Digital Poster Designing ContestInnovation
31/10/2023Eco friendly product creating activityClimate Change & Innovation



Young Indians (Yi) is a movement for Indian Youth to converge, lead, co-create and influence India’s future. As an integral part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), a non- government, not-for-profit, industry led and industry managed organization playing a proactive role in India’s development process.. The objective is to create a bridge, a platform for the students to work in cross functional teams with a broad objective of enhancing their leadership skills and giving back to the nation.


YUVA is one of the most active focus areas within Young Indians by which Yi members engage students from across the country in various initiatives that the students conceptualize, plan and execute. The objective is to create a bridge, a platform for the students to work in cross functional teams with a broad objective of enhancing their leadership skills and giving back to the nation.


Instagram Page & Logo Launch

An instagram page was launched for Yuva by Mr. Antony Joseph and our principal Dr. K. K. John on arts day (11th January 2023). This is to initiate the awareness of Yuva among students. A logo was designed for Yuva to be displayed in the webpage.

Social Visits

Students of 1st Year Computer Applications [B] batch visited Blossom Valley Therapy Centre at Pambady on 04/01/2023.

Foodfest 23

On 11th January 2023 under Entrepreneurship and Accessibility Vertical, the team organized a food fest with varying kinds of delicacies prepared by volunteering students to sell.

The menu

Dhanam BFSI SUMMIT 2023

Dhanam BFSI Summit 2023 was South India’s biggest finance and investment summit. It was a day event featuring stimulating speeches, panel discussions and interactive sessions by most prominent experts in the BFSI sector. Team of 5 students and 1 faculty attended the session as part of Yuva, student chapter at Le Merdien , Kochi on 22.2.2023. The team has won the best report of the summit.


International Women’s Day is a popular day centered on the celebration of womanhood, and promotes the achievements of women around the world. In order to appreciate such an auspicious day, the YUVA team of Saintgits College of Applied Sciences, Pathamuttom, Kottayam conducted a session Women Who Inspire on 08-03-2023. The resource persons called for the event were Dr.Susan Eapen and Ms. Harsha Puthussery.


The Exemplary 2023 was conducted on 23/03/2023. The competition was conducted by the team of YUVA.

Vaccination survey

An open online vaccination awareness survey was conducted on 1st of April 2023 under the vertical ‘HEALTH’. The survey was conducted to commemorate vaccination day held on 26th March. It’s main purpose was to know how aware the people are when it comes to vaccines, their needs and uses. Around 99 people responded to the survey.


There was an online drug abuse awareness session organised by Yi YUVA Kochi chapter on 07th May 2023 at 10.00 am. The session lasted for 1 hour 15 minutes. The class was taken by Dr. Arun Oommen, one of the foremost neurosurgeons in India who acquired an MBA in hospital administration. He is currently working at Lakeshore Hospital Kochi. The session also included the presence of Yi YUVA Chairs and Co-Chairs of the Kochi Chapter.


As part of green initiatives under the vertical head climate change, scas yuva student chapter has contributed 400 kgs of E-waste to a government approved agency Aspire Greens, On 9th  May 2023


Under the vertical road safety, a road safety awareness signals were prepared by the students and placed it in notice boards around the college and has given an awareness session for 1st year students for the same by the vertical heads.

World No Tobacco Day


On the occasion of World, No Tobacco Day, Yi Kochi announced a poster making and slogan writing competition on 31st May 2023. The competition was announced by 9am on Wednesday. A total of 5 entries were submitted. Our college bagged 1st, 2nd and 3rd positions.

1st position –     M. Dharani (S1B)

2nd position –   Nishanti E.  (S1B)

3rd position –   Aaron S. Thomas (T2)

       Nibin Varghese (S4B)

       Ninz Milka  (S4B)


Yuva Scas Chapter along with Yi Kochi under the vertical Climate Change has planted fruit saplings of jackfruit and mango in the college Organic Farm on World Environment day


On 21st June a yoga day session was conducted for the students under YUVA Health Vertical in Seminar hall. The Session was instructed and demonstrated by Ms. Ashika Anna Sabu of M4 (2021-2023) Batch.

World Paper Bag Day

On July 12, World Paper Bag Day is celebrated annually to promote the significance of utilizing paper bags instead of plastic ♻️♻️. Paper bags made by students were distributed to nearby shops of the college under the vertical accessibility.

Dhanam Business Summit

Dhanam Business Summit and Award Nite was held on 22nd June 2023 at Le Meridien Kochi, 2 Students and 1 faculty attended the Session. The team has won the best summit report.

Artificial Intelligence Demonstration Contest

On behalf of celebrating Artificial Intelligence Appreciation Day on 16 July, YUVA under the vertical Innovation conducted AI Demonstration Contest exclusively for first-year students. Through this we initiate to provide a valuable learning experience for our first-year students and also raise awareness about the potential and impact of AI in our college community. 10 entries were received from the students.


Saintgits College of Applied Sciences has got the opportunity to host Yuva National Conclave by representing Yi Kochi at National Level. The Yi Kochi in collaboration with Young Indians, Ministry of Youth Affairs and G20 YEA conducted this event for the Youths. Mr. Srikanth Suryanarayan was the Chief Guest who is the founder and Managing Director of ” Ishka Renewable Farms Private limited”, He was also the former National Chair of Yi. Around 90 students from different colleges attended the event. It held at 11th august 2023 at 5  different research topics.

1. Future of Agritech

2. Future of Digital Economy.

3. Future of Tech in Manufacturing.

4. Future of Education

5. Future of Lifestyle in Sustainability.


As part of YUVA Entrepreneurship Vertical, Yi Kochi has organised an Industrial Visit to Mane Kancor Ingredients Pvt.Ltd.       A batch of 31 students, accompanied by a faculty member, embarked on an enlightening industrial visit. This visit has been really useful in expanding the understanding of natural ingredient, their extraction and production.

Teachers Day

On the occasion of Teacher’s Day, YUVA SCAS in association with SCASSA organized a games session for our esteemed teachers to appreciate their dedication and hard work in shaping the future of our students. The event took place on September 5, 2023, in the open auditorium of our college premises. YUVA has created a teacher appreciation video, where we asked around 20 of our faculties “What inspired them to become a teacher?”, and their responses along with our wishes were curated to a 6-minute video and were also posted on our Instagram page @yuvascas.


The Waste Management Business Plan Contest was held on 12th September 2023 at SCMS Cochin School of Business, Ernakulam, Organised by Yi Kochi. Our College has won 3rd Prize with Rs. 10000 Cash Prize. The Prizes will be distributed only on Inspiration Summit which is to be held on November 2023.


A food fest named “ Uppum Mulakum” was hosted by Yuva members under the vertical Entrepreneurship. It was held on 29th and 30th of September 2023 as part of the Arts Fest “ Ventura”. 


The following students has participated in reel making competition organised by Yi Kochi on the Topic “ Safer Future: Prevention of sexual abuse”.

  1. Allen Geo 
  2. Aida Maria

A group of 8 students has participated in the digital detox skit competition organised by Yi Kochi, at St. Peters College, Kolenchery.


Mr. Bibin Jacob Kochett, Managing director, ABTEC Ltd. has given a talk on the topic “green entrepreneurship” on 13th October 2023. Also he has inaugurated the commerce association “Yashus”.


As Part of world animation day on 28.10.2023, the members of YUVA has conducted an interactive session and artistic drawing activity at government UP School Pathamuttom on 30.10.2023. It was really a fruitfull session, the kids has enjoyed the program. They were shown animated videos and was having a fun drawing activity. It ended up with the presentation of students showing their unique drawings to their peers.


As part of world animation day. It was decided to conduct a digital poster designing competition on the topic “ Animating a Sustainable Future”. The contest was open for all departments and have received 10 entries. 


Under the vertical climate change and Innovation, an eco friendly recycled product creating activity was conducted. On 31.10.2023. 1st year UG and PG students actively participated in the event and has bought variety creatives. They used plastic bottles, news papers etc.. For making their products.

Yuva Inspiration Summit 2023

Best Report for Dhanam Summit
Best Teacher Coordinator
BFSI Summit
Business Plan Contest
Documentation of Future 3.0
Future 3.0
Runnerup Prize
Slogan Writing

Yuva activities


29-01-2022Meet the Entrepreneur (Priya Fazil)Entrepreneurship
26-02-2022Meet the Entrepreneur (Louis Issac)Entrepreneurship
09-03-2022Meet the Entrepreneur (Priya Fazil)Entrepreneurship
31-03-2022Food festEntrepreneurship
09-04-2022A visit to Renewable Energy CenterClimate change
 Clean to Green ProjectClimate change
03-09-2022Core Team 2 
26-11-2022Inspiration Summit 
09-12-2022Self Defense ClassAccessibility
09-12-2022YUVA co-chair selection 
16-12-2022Vertical Garden ProjectClimate Change
16-12-2022Road Safety Quiz CompetitionRoad Safety
 Notepads MakingAccessibility

Meet the Entrepreneur 2

Yi Yuva “Meet the Entrepreneur 2” held an interactive session with Mr. Louis Issac, one of the leading entrepreneurs in Kerala. Conducted on 26th Feb 2022 from the time 11:30 to 12:30.

Poster of the event

Meet the Entrepreneur

As a part of Women’s day, Ms. Priya Fazil, a renowned entrepreneur, visited the college and delivered an interactive session with students of B.Com classes on 9th March 2022.

Priya Fazil interacting with the students

Food fest 2022

The food fest was organized by Yuva on 11th March 2022 along with the Arts Day events of the college. It was jointly organized with the Commerce Association and was under the project wings of Entrepreneurship and Accessibility verticals.

Food fest organized by Yuva
The menu

A visit to Renewable Energy Center Mithradham, Aluva

A visit to Renewable Energy Center Mithradham, Aluva was arranged by YUVA as an industrial experience on 09/04/2022. A group of 11 students (first year B.Com students), who are members of Yuva accompanied by two faculties, joined the event.

Students at Renewable Energy Centre

“Meet the Entrepreneur”

Meet the Entrepreneur Series in offline mode is conducted at   Seminar hall on 21st June 2022. The resource person for the event was Mr. Rahul Abraam Mammen, CEO, Haeal Pharma.

Interactive talk with  Mr Rahul


Exemplary, the quest to identify the best outgoing students and the exemplary of them all was conducted in the Seminar hall with Mr. Akshay (Co-Chair Yi Kochi Chapter) as one among the panel of the judges. He was accompanied by Mr.Vijay (Co-Chair YUVA Kochi Chapter) who addressed the YUVA team in a separate room simultaneously.

Clean to Green Project

The Commerce Association of Saintgits College of Applied Sciences collaborated with Yuva and started a project named “Clean to Green. It is managed by the Climate Change Vertical head and Yuva chair. It was completed by December.

Members of Yuva engaging in ‘Clean to Green’ project

Notepads Making

The Accessibility vertical of Yuva conducted an activity of notepad making. The notepads were made from unused papers in assignment books. Books which were used by previous year students were collected. Over 30 notepads were made. The prepared notepads were distributed in an LP school nearby the college.

Notepads made and distributed to students

Inspiration Summit

The YUVA team joined the Inspiration summit held on 26th November 2022 at Kochi with 38 students from both B.Com and M.Com. Yi Kochi announced the college as the Best YUVA Chapter of CII Young Indians Kochi for the term 2022.

Self Defense Class

A self defense class was organized for female students by the Women’s self defense techniques wing of the District police. The class was conducted on two days, 8th and 9th of December. This was conducted under the Accessibility vertical of Yuva.

Co-Chair selection for 22-23

Co-Chair selection for the year 2022-23 was conducted on 09/12/2023.

Vertical Garden Project

Vertical Garden is an ongoing project by the YUVA team of Saintgits College of Applied Sciences, Kottayam. The team is doing the vertical garden in L.P Government School, Pathamuttom and parallel in the same institution on 16/12/2022. 

Vertical Garden Project
The team hanging the recycled bottle plants

Road Safety Quiz Competition

A Road safety competition as part of “sadak suraksha Jeevan Raksha “ was conducted on 16/12/22 regarding road symbols and safety under the road safety vertical of YUVA .

Social Visit

Under Accessibility Vertical, Students of 1st year Taxation (T1) visited a school for the specially abled.

Students of 1st year B.Com Computer Applications [A] batch visited Infant Jesus orphanage on 21/12/2022

Yuva activities


19-01-2021Chai Kanth (Suresh Radhakrishnan, Webex)Entrepreneurship
09-02-2021Core Team 1 
21-03-2021Bookmark Making CompetitionAccessibility
12-08-2021Conclave with Sonu SoodEntrepreneurship
30-08-2021CII Masoom ProjectEntrepreneurship
31-08-2021MSME Growth SummitEntrepreneurship
10-11-2021Creative Ad making competition & virtual tradingEntrepreneurship

Mr. Suresh Radhakrishnan the owner of “Chainkanth”, a leading coffee brand in Chennai was the guest speaker to this online session on 19/01/2021

Poster of the event

YUVA  Core Team Selection


A three-level screening test was conducted as a competition to select the yuva core team.

The below are the students who were selected to be the yuva core team 1 on 09/02/2021

Webinar; An interactive session with Mr. Suresh Radhakrishnan

Bookmark Making Competition & Bookmark activity

The Innovation vertical of YUVA, organized a bookmark making competition on the occasion of World Happiness Day. This activity was conducted on the 21st of March at 2pm. Later on, from the bookmarks received we were able to distribute it to the nearby LP school.

Bookmark Making by the team

The Conclave with Sonu Sood

Students from the college participated in a conclave organized by YUVA on 12th August 2021.


CII Masoom Project

Yi’s Project Masoom was conceived to spread awareness about Child Sexual Abuse (CSA), and advocate prevention of Child Sexual Abuse. Conducted on 31 Aug 2021.

MSME Growth Summit

MSME Growth summit was conducted on 31st August 2021 over virtual platform from 10am to 5pm.

Creative Ad making competition & virtual trading

In the light of World commerce day, celebrated on November 10, 2021, commerce association in collaboration with YUVA has organized creative ad making competition from 10th November to 17th November. The students were asked to create an innovative products and present it with a short video and the poster.