Jammu: The J&K Branch of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) celebrated its 73rd CA.
On this occasion, former Speaker and former Deputy Chief Minister, Kavinder Gupta, Former CA. and Former Cabinet Minister, J&K Sat Sharma, graced the foundation day as chief guest and guest of honor, respectively.
The celebrations started off with flag hoisting ceremony at ICAI Bhawan, Canal Road, Jammu. The celebration included Tree Plantation Drive at Jammu Tawi Railway Station in association with Railway Police Jammu.
Later on, the daily need-based materials were also distributed amongst children of “Muskan Home for Mentally Challenged Children”, at Channi Rama, Jammu. Later, donations were also made at GauRakshaSamiti, Jammu.
Kavinder Gupta while congratulating the Chartered Accountants on CA Day, recalled the words of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri NarendraModi on ‘’Mann Ki Baat’’ that the PM had sought a gift from Chartered Accountants to bring the Indian Audit firms on the Global Level and said that Chartered Accountants can play a positive role in bringing transparency to the economy.
CA. Sat Sharma also greeted the Chartered Accountants of CA. Day and lauded the role of Chartered Accountants in general and the J&K Branch of ICAI in particular for holding various environmental and social drives continuously during past years. CA. VinayJamwal, Chairman of J&K Branch of ICAI, in his inaugural address welcomed the guests and emphasized on the importance of the CA Day.
He thanked the members for their overwhelming participation in the CA Day celebrations. Further, he also highlighted that ICAI is a true partner in Nation Building and has always collaborated with various initiatives of the Government and Regulatory bodies for facilitating the implementation of various policies and measures directed towards the development of the economy of the country.
He further said that ICAI through its Continuous Professional Education (CPE) inculcates the best of professional and ethical behavior among its members in the best interest of the public. He also emphasized that CA is committed to a lifetime of learning and to change with time and in such times learned Chartered Accountants will inherit the future.
CA. NakulSaraf (Vice Chairman), CA. ShalayRazdan (Past Chairman), CA Lalit K. Gupta (NICASA Chairman), CA. ArvindDevJamwal (Member) along with a number of Chartered Accountants took part in the celebrations.