|ICAI Press Release
ICAI holds Convocation Ceremony at 14 locations across the Country
Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Textiles being greeted by CA. (Dr.) Debashis Mitra, President, CA. Aniket Talati , Vice-President, ICAI and Central Council Member, ICAI.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) organised Convocation Ceremony on October 6, 2022 to award certificates of membership to new members and facilitate rank holders of the CA examination. The Convocation was organized at 14 different locations across the country and around 20,000 newly enrolled Chartered Accountants received their certificates during the Convocation.
Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of Commerce & Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution and Textiles was the Chief Guest at New Delhi. Also Present at the occasion were CA. (Dr.) Debashis Mitra, President, CA. Aniket Talati , Vice-President, ICAI and Central & Regional Council Members. In Delhi, more than 2600 members were awarded Certificate of Membership and Rank holders of CA Final Examination were also awarded Rank Certificates.
The convocation was organised at 14 different locations simultaneously across the country. Shri G . Kishan Reddy, Hon’ble Minister of Tourism, Culture and Development of North Eastern Region was the Chief Guest at Hyderabad and Shri (Dr.) Bhagwat Kishanrao Karad, Hon’ble Minister of State for Finance was Chief Guest at Aurangabad.
While addressing the gathering at New Delhi, the Shri Piyush Goyal congratulated newly enrolled Chartered Accountants to achieve this milestone. The Minister remarked “ The Chartered Accountants are Ambassadors of this noble profession, holding their head high as nation progress ahead. It is a matter of great pride for all CAs for serving most noble profession across the country and abroad.” The Minister further added “CA represents "Can Do" attitude and the young generation should carry on with this attitude and work towards progress of the nation. Chartered Accountants are like ambassadors of any country’s economic system. They work as an interface between the government and the tax-paying companies and individuals. The signature of CAs has great importance.”
Over the years, the role of ICAI has evolved and expanded to meet changing needs and new challenges. Today, ICAI has grown manifold and has created a vast pool of Chartered Accountants, essential for practically every sphere of the country’s economy, industry, business and good governance.
Addressing the newly enrolled CAs , CA. (Dr.) Debashis Mitra, President, ICAI remarked “I welcome you all to this noble profession wherein you can contribute wholeheartedly to the economic development of our nation. The competition is very high in this profession and it requires hard work and dedication to achieve success. Let’s celebrate this day acknowledging the hard work you all have put in.” President, ICAI further added “ Started in 1949 with about 1700 members, today ICAI is a premier accounting body of the country and the second largest accounting body in the world with over 3.60 lakh members. ICAI has 5 Regional Councils and 166 branches all across the country with over 7.60 lakh students. In addition, it has also set up 44 Chapters outside India and 33 Representative offices.”
The ICAI conducts Convocation twice every year for award of Certificate of Membership to newly enrolled Members as bonhomie to the CA fraternity. The Convocation is intended to bring young members of the profession under the umbrella of the fraternity of Chartered Accountants and foster a sense of belongingness to the profession and the Institute.
CA. Aniket Talati, Vice-President, ICAI while addressing the participants said “Each one of you is going to be a Brand ambassador of this esteemed profession which has a legacy of over 73 glorious years. I would take this opportunity to encourage the newly inducted Chartered Accountants to broaden their horizons and look for emerging avenues. India would be leading the next orbit of growth and I am confident that the profession would be the catalyst for Value Creation”.
Over the years, the role of ICAI has evolved and expanded to meet changing needs and new challenges. Today, ICAI has grown manifold and has created a vast pool of Chartered Accountants, essential for practically every sphere of the country’s economy, industry, business and good governance. Comprehensive and rigorous training and a very tough and high standard examination ensures that only those people who possess very high level of knowledge, intelligence, experience and command on the subjects covered by Chartered Accountancy are able to qualify as Chartered Accountant. The making of a CA ensures a very deep-rooted knowledge, coupled with a commitment to work hard.