Tuesday, December 3, 2013

ICAI’s Corporate Forum, 2013 Kick started with a Jury Meet for 7th ICAI Awards - 2013

ICAI’s Corporate Forum, 2013
Kick started with a Jury Meet for
7th ICAI Awards - 2013

The Who's Who of Indian Industry brainstorm to choose the most eligible Chartered Accountants for 2013
3rd Dec 2013, Mumbai: The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) moved closer towards organizing ICAI’s Corporate Forum, 2013 at Siri Fort Auditorium, New Delhi after it held  a Jury Meet for the 7th ICAI Awards here today to choose the best Chartered Accountants working in the industry. The Jury consisted of luminaries from various fields including government, banking, stock markets, energy and media. 
The Jury meet was chaired by Shri Deepak S. Parekh, Chairman, HDFC Limited (Jury Chairman).  This curtain raiser was a prequel to a glittering awards Ceremony in New Delhi with awards to be given across 40 categories. 
Speaking on the occasion, Shri Deepak S. Parekh, Chairman, HDFC Limited (Jury Chairman) said "ICAI Awards have emerged as pre-eminent awards in the areas of finance and accountancy. Every year, we have been following a well laid out, rigorous and elaborate process to select the best CAs among the large number of applications that we receive for various categories."
On the occasion, CA. Subodh Kumar Agrawal, President, ICAI, highlighted the critical role played by CAs across various industries and said “Over the years, CAs have contributed immensely towards building a healthy and robust financial system in India, which is a key ingredient in nation building. Through these awards, ICAI recognizes the members who have brought laurels to the profession and motivates them to perform better.”
CA. K Raghu, Vice President, ICAI said “This platform has given us an excellent opportunity to felicitate the work done by our members as they have not only established themselves in their career, but have also positioned the brand CA on a higher plinth”.
CA. Vijay Kumar Gupta, Chairman CMII explained the selection process, criteria and other parameters & programmes that constitute part of the Corporate Forum.
The names of Jury members are:
1.      Shri A. K. Banerjee, Director (Finance), ONGC Ltd.
2.      Ms. Arundhati Bhattacharya, Chairman, SBI
3.      Ms. Chitra Ramkrishna, Managing Director & CEO, National Stock Exchange of India Limited
4.      Shri Kapil Mehan, Managing Director, Coromandel International Ltd.

5.      Shri Narayan SA, President, Commercial Banking, Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited
6.      Shri Nirmal Jain, Chairman, India Infoline Limited
7.   Shri N.K. Maini, Deputy Managing Director (DMD), SIDBI
8.    Shri S S Mundra, CMD, Bank of Baroda
9.      Shri Shachindra Nath, Group Chief Executive Officer, Religare Enterprises Limited
10.  Shri Suresh C. Senapaty, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer, Wipro Ltd.
11.  Shri Vikram Limaye., Managing Director and CEO, IDFC Limited
12.  Shri Milind Deora, Hon'ble Minister of State for Shipping, Communications & IT, GoI
13.  CA. N.D. Gupta, Past President, ICAI
14.  Shri Tamal Bandyopadhyay, Deputy Managing Editor, Mint
The 7th ICAI Awards, 2013 will be organised on 11th January,2014  where professional Chartered Accountants  will be honoured for their contribution to the profession. The awards will be given to those Chartered Accountants who have demonstrated excellence in their professional life, personal life and are the role models for others in industry. These ICAI Awards also seek to acknowledge Chartered Accountants who have created value for their company's stakeholders on a sustainable basis. 
There will also be other events as part of Corporate Forum as follows:
1. CORPORATE CONCLAVE : Two days National Conclave on contemporary topics to enrich the knowledge and to enhance the skill sets of members.
2. FINANCIAL SERVICES EXPO- This  exhibition is a platform where Chartered Accountants and Corporates from all over India would mark their presence. This would enable various organizations involved in Banking, Insurance, Mutual Funds, Capital Markets, Real Estate, Information Technology products and services and other technological products to interact with Chartered Accountants, Investors, Finance Fraternity, and Corporate Decision Makers.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is a Statutory body established under the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 (Act No. XXXVIII of 1949) for regulation of the profession of Chartered Accountants in India. During its 64 years of existence, ICAI has achieved recognition as a premier accounting body not only in the country but also globally, for its contribution in the fields of education, professional development, maintenance of high accounting, auditing and ethical standards. ICAI now is the second largest accounting body in the world.

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