|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Feb 13: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) today elected its new President & Vice-President for the term 2020-2021.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) was established by an Act of Parliament in 1949. Since its inception, has proven its mark as an elite institution devoted to uphold the values of transparency, accountability and integrity. The Institute has indeed come a long way, be it in terms of numbers, skills & utilities, recognition from society or its role in nation building. Shaping the nation's progress with its professional excellence and expertise, ICAI upholds the values of independence, excellence and integrity in every sphere of economic and social system. With over 3 lakh members and more than 7.20 lakh students, ICAI ranks amongst the largest accounting bodies in the world. CA. Atul Kumar Gupta has been elected as the President, ICAI and CA. Nihar Niranjan Jambusaria has been elected as the Vice-President, ICAI w.e.f. 12th February, 2020.
A commerce and a law graduate by education, CA. Atul Gupta has imbibed a unique perspective to view and critically address the matters. He has led the cause of profession through various committees of the Institute, serving as Chairman of Digital Accounting and Assurance Board, Board of Studies, IT Committee and Indirect Taxes Committee, among others. CA. Atul Gupta is known and appreciated widely for his key contribution as facilitator of the Goods and Service Tax regime, particularly in its formative years. A supporter of putting Indian accountancy profession on global map, CA.