Positions Held

  • Chairman of the Mangalore Branch of Southern India Regional Council of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in 2003-04
  • Served as the Division B Governor of District 82 of the Toastmasters International comprising 24 clubs across Mangalore, Mysore, and parts of Bangalore for the year 2010-11.
  • Served as District Public Relations Officer of Toastmasters of District 82 covering clubs across South India and Srilanka 2013-14
  • Served as Lieutenant Governor Marketing (LGM) of District 92, the third position in the district leadership hierarchy for Toastmasters, covering the clubs across Karnataka and Kerala for the year 2014-15
  • Served as the Parliamentarian of the district of Toastmasters dist 92 and dist 121.
  • Served as the district finance officer during the year 2021-2022
  • Served as the Member of Board of Studies at St. Aloysius College (Autonomous), Mangalore during 2011-13, for the B.Com Course
  • Served as a Member of Board of Studies (M.Com) at St. Agnes PG Center, Mangalore
  • Part of the Board of Studies for MBA program of Visvesvaraya Technical University(VTU)
  • Member of Biodynamic Association of India, Bharath Sevashram, Ammembal Subbarao Memorial Fund, Canara High School Association, and Indian Liberal Group
  • Secretary of Chinmaya Educational Institution, a charitable educational institution which runs a school at Kadri Road, Mangalore for 14 years
  • Elected as the President of Chinmaya Educational Institution in the year 2020
  • Director of Mangalore Co-Operative Town Bank Ltd, Mangalore 2007-2022
  • Trustee of Economic Research Centre, a trust created by late economist B R Shenoy
  • Trustee of ERC Trust which educates the community on economics and citizenship
  • Life member of Liberal group which was the outcome of Swatantrata Party founded by Meenu Masani
  • Served the Club President of Mangalore Hillside in 1998-99
  • At Rotary, he was appointed as District Interact Chairman and GSE Area Co-Coordinator for D.K. District and Zonal coordinator for Polio Plus
  • President of Canara High School Urwa, Mangalore Old Students Association of the school for the year 1988-89.
  • Governing council member at besant educational institutions

Rotary Club

  • Was an Active Rotarian from 1995 - 2004 with Rotary Club of Mangalore Hillside.
  • He has served the club as the President in 1998-99
  • Took up various roles, such as District Interact Chairman, GSE Area Co-coordinator for D.K. District and Zonal coordinator for Polio Plus for Dakshina Kannada and Udupi Districts

Mangalore Cooperative Town Bank

Being a Chartered Accountant by profession, handling money and its nuances has been part and parcel of Pai’s routine life. In 1999, he became a member of the Town Bank. This is a co-operative bank in Mangalore which was established in the year 1918 by late freedom fighter Karnad Sadashiv Rao. Currently, the bank has a business of INR 200 plus Crores.

He was co-opted as a Director of the bank during the year 2007. In 2010, he was elected as the Director of the Bank for a tenure of 5 years. This trend followed in the year 2015 and 2020, when MN was unanimously re-elected for this post. Being part of the managing authority of the bank, he involves himself in drafting the plans, policies, procedures, and also involves himself in strategic decisions of the Bank. The loan proposals and the bank investments are also part of the committee's responsibilities.

As Pai took up other responsibilities he stepped down from the Directorship role in September 2022.

Chinmaya Educational Institutions

Chinmaya School started its Journey in a small building at Arya Samaj Road Kadri, Mangalore in the year 1978. It was established with a view to meet the needs of Economically Weak Students who could not Afford to pay Prohibitive Donations and Fees. Presently runs classes for Kindergarten to 10th standard in its 45th year in serving the community.

He joined the Managing Committee of Chinmaya Educational Institution in September, 2004. In November, 2004, Pai was appointed as the Secretary, a position he held for the next 14 years. Under his guidance, enrichment programs for teachers and innovative methods of education for the students have been implemented.

Currently, he is serving as the President of the Chinmaya Educational Institution from 2020.