Minister of Law & Justice Ashwani Kumar Inaugurates Institute of Chartered Accountants of India Conference

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Mumbai, Jan 23, 2013 (Washington Bangla Radio) “Accountancy profession is rededicating itself to newer level of commitments for meeting demands of trust, relevance, expectation gap and utility”, said Hon’ble Union Minister of Law & Justice Shri Ashwani Kumar at the inauguration of an International Conference by Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) on the theme “Accountancy Profession: Enablers of Economic growth” at Mumbai. The Hon’ble Minister added, “Chartered Accountants are known for their adherence to high values, by focusing on sustainability and in process espousing the concerns of varied set of stakeholders including the small & medium sized entities.”

The 3-day International Conference from January 23 - 25, 2013 will establish interface with most influential thought leaders in the field of accounting, finance & business. Academicians, researchers, practitioners and policy makers will share their insights on global trends, issues and challenges. CA. Jaydeep N. Shah, President, ICAI, CA.Subodh Kumar Agrawal, Vice-President, ICAI along with Shri T Karthikeyan, Secretary, ICAI were also present during the inaugural session alongwith participants from India & abroad.

The Conference will set the trend for many important issues of economic relevance like Governance & Sustainability, Navigating through Maze - Roadmap for Growth, Shaping the Future  -   Educate, Engage, Empower, India 2020 - Diversified Demands; Meeting Aspirations, Banking Sector  –  Anchoring Growth; Disciplined Approach, Moving towards Global Convergence - Issues and Challenges, Meeting Expectations – Contours of Emerging Economic Order, Country Perspective - Professionalism as a Tool to Economic Growth and Moving towards Next Decade - Embracing Change & Seizing Opportunities.

There are various technical sessions during 3-day Conference which are being addressed by eminent personalities from Government sector, Regulators, Global Accountancy Forums, industry and practitioners etc.

ICAI Awards for Excellence in Financial Reporting: The Institute holds annual competition for ‘ICAI Awards for Excellence in Financial Reporting’ with a view to promote better standards in the presentation of information in the financial statements of the corporate as well as not for profit organizations and various local bodies. This year, the function to honor the awardees was organized on January 23, 2013 along with the International Conference at Mumbai. For further info please contact CA Sunil Patodia 09820344085 or Mr. Koshy John 09321239892 at WIRC-ICAI, ICAI Bhawan, 27 Cuffe Parade, Colaba, Mumbai - 5.