The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India celebrated the year of noteworthy achievements at its 65th Annual Function held on 11th February, 2015, in the convention hall of Hotel Ashok in New Delhi. Success that ICAI achieved in the year 2014-15 was recalled on this occasion. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy CA. Piyush Goyal. Meritorious CA students were awarded and successful Regional Councils and Branches were honoured for their outstanding work during 2014-15. Past-Presidents of ICAI, Members of ICAI Central Council and Regional Councils, office-bearers of various Branches, officials from the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and hundreds of CA members and students actively attended the function. We present you a brief report of the Annual Function. Read on…
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At the outset, ICAI Acting Secretary Shri V. Sagar welcomed all the dignitaries including the past-Presidents of ICAI, members of ICAI Central Council and Regional Councils and member and student achievers.
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initiatives. He gave an overview of all the national and international initiatives of the ICAI and highlighted how the profession had made a significant contribution as part of its role as partner-in-nation-building, particularly in government’s flagship programmes like the Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan, for which the ICAI has been nominated by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. He highlighted that the ICAI is dedicated to bring an effective IFRS convergence in the best interests of our national economy. He said that the ICAI has registered a very strong presence nationally as well as internationally during the year gone by. He also asked the Chief Guest to take up the cause of accrual accounting in all the Government departments, in view of its great potential in extending immense benefits to the national economy.
Chief Guest Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy CA. Piyush Goyal hailed the Indian accountancy profession for keeping pace with the times and playing an important role in the development of the economy. Emphasising that he was proud to be a Chartered Accountant, he said: “the Institute has grown in size and stature and the wonderful work that all of you have done is being appreciated