Western India Regional Council (WIRC) of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is the largest Regional Council of ICAI with more than 116,000 Chartered Accountants & 2,26,000 Students registered. The ICAI is set up under an Act of Parliament and is a Statutory Body. WIRC Organises multiple seminars, workshops & programs for its Members & Students.
WIRC has organised its Annual Regional Conference on 9th & 10th August at Yogi Sabhagruha in Mumbai. The theme for this years’ conference is “Arise With Aim of Knowledge Enrichment”(AWAKE).
On registration, participants shall get the benefit of Cloud Based softwares QuickBooks, office automation & practice management software – Jamku, a NiYO global forex card (having validity of 5 years) and a trolley bag.
The conference shall be inaugurated by CA. Farokh N. Subedar, Vice Chairman of Tata Investment Corporation Ltd, Chairman Tata Services Ltd, Past President of Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry & Senior Advisor Tata Sons Ltd., in the presence of CA Prafulla Chhajed, President ICAI, CA. Atul Kumar Gupta, Vice President, ICAI, Chairperson WIRC CA Priti Savla and WICASA Chairman CA Jayesh Kala. The Office Bearers of WIRC, CA. Umesh Sharma- Vice-Chairman, CA. Rakesh Alshi- Secretary and CA. Yashwant Kasar- Treasurer alongwith the speakers will be present for the inauguration. Also Past Presidents, Past Chairmen, Central Council Members of ICAI & Regional Council Members of WIRC shall be present for the inaugural session.
The lectures shall be delivered by stalwarts of the profession such as Shri T.P. Ostwal, Partner, T. P. Ostwal & Associates, Tax Expert, CA. Pranav Sayta, Partner, Ernt & Young, CA. Kamlesh Vikamsey, Past President ICAI, CA. Amarjit Chopra, Past President ICAI, CA. Rajani Kesari, Independent Director, Thermax, CA. Pramod Ghorpade,Country CFO- Teva India, CA. Khushroo Panthaky, Major General Neeraj Bali, Mr. Narayanan K.P. Director - Strategic Alliance ZOHO Corporation Private, Mr. Nipun Goel, Head Investment Banking, IIFL, Mr. Ashishkuamr Chauhan, MD & CEO, Bombay Stock Exchange, Mumbai, Mr. Pranav Mahajani, Director- Investment Banking , ITI Capital Ltd., Mr. Amit Rathi, MD, Anand Rathi Group, Dr. Ajit Ranade, Economist, Political Analyst, Aditya Birla, Senior Adv. V. Sridharan, Co Founder, Lakshmi Kumaran & Sridharan, CA. R.K. Bansal, MD and CEO, Edelweiss ARC, Mr.. Shardul Shroff, Partner Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & co., Mr. Venkattu Srinivasan, Pres: Asset Reconstruction, Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. , Mr. Sanjeev Pandey, DGM(NCLT), State Bank of India, CA. Subodh Kumar Agrawal, Past President ICAI, Ms. Aditi Puri Batra, Intuit Co. Ltd., Mr. Aravind K.S.,Tally Solutions Pvt. Ltd., CA. Nilesh Shah, MD, Kotak Mahindra Asset, Management Co. Ltd., CA. Navneet Munot, ED & CIO, SBI Mutual Fund, and CA. Anil Singhvi, MD , ZEE Business.
WIRC Chairperson CA Priti Savla mentioned that ICAI is a Statutory Body set up by an Act of Parliament & is a partner in Nation Building. She highlighted various initiatives undertaken by the ICAI for the benefit of members and business community at large. WIRC has organised various seminars on burning topics such as RERA, GST, Corpoarte Laws, IBC, Benami Act, GST audit. She also informed about the publication on Corporate Laws, GST Audit, Maharashtra settlement of Arrears of tax interest penalty or late fees brought by WIRC in record time. CA. Priti Savla also requested the Media to play an active role to spread the message about the activities of ICAI and especially the upcoming Regional Conference to maximum Chartered Accountants. WICASA Chairman CA. Jayesh Kala highlighted the role undertaken by CA for the economic progress of the country and also explained various initiatives taken by WIRC for the students all round growth.