Srinagar: Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICMAI) Srinagar chapter today organised students convention in collaboration with Bemina Degree College to felicitate the pass-outs of Cost and Management Accountants.
As per the statement issued here, the purpose of this event was also to introduce Goods and Services Tax (GST) as a new course in the curriculum.
Director Colleges J&K, Prof Yasmeen Ashai chaired the event along with Deans and Principals of other colleges.
The event was also attended by several academicians and professors. Registrar of Companies Kashmir and official liquidator, attached to High Court of J&K and Ladakh, Haamid Bukhari was guest of the honor.
Bukhari in his address highlighted the role of professional institutions in creating awareness about such organisations in J&K so as to cater the employment opportunities in new niche career courses.
Bukhari stressed the need for awareness about different career opportunities other than the traditional ones that currently exist. He further emphasised on the outreach by the local chapters of Cost Accountants, Company Secretaries and Chartered Accountants in J&K so that more and more students should make diversified and market oriented career choices.
The program culminated with the launch of a new GST Course for skill development by the ICAI in collaboration with Bemina Degree College as part of a MoU between ICMAI and Department of Higher Education, UT Govt of J&K.