ICAI celebrates 68th Annual Function
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) celebrated its 68th Annual Function at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on Tuesday.
New Delhi: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) celebrated its 68th Annual Function at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on Tuesday. The event was graced by, Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of Railways & Coal, P.P. Chaudhary, Minister of State of Law and Justice & Corporate Affairs, CA. Nilesh Shivji Vikamsey, President, ICAI, CA. Naveen N. D. Gupta, Vice-President ICAI and CAs from all over India.
On this occasion, attended by around 1200 members, students and stakeholders, ICAI also felicitated its past president CA. N. D. Gupta for being nominated as member of Rajya Sabha. While inaugurating the event, Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister of Commerce & Industry said, “I congratulate ICAI as over time CAs have contributed hugely towards nation building.
Government is putting all its effort to provide a level playing field for accountancy professionals across the world hence I would urge all of you to gear-up and prepare for a global role.”
Addressing the gathering Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Union Minister of Railways & Coal said, “Swachh economy is a big responsibility of the country’s CA community and we all should ensure our best for a compliant economy and business system. This will be the real contribution of ICAI and its members to transform the future of India and its people from all sections of the society”.
On this occasion Guest of Honour P.P. Chaudhary, Hon’ble Minister of State of Law and Justice & Corporate Affairs said, “Post GST there is a huge demand for accountancy professionals in our economy today and I urge the ICAI to explore more avenues to smoothen the GST mechanism further.” He further added “I also want to assure that there is nothing to worry about NFRA.
Government in its efforts to improvise the auditing mechanism may take some steps but only after discussing with ICAI. If the existing mechanism functions perfectly there won’t be any need of new system.”