Chartered Accountants play a vital role in the socioeconomic development of the nation

Pune: Chartered Accountants play a vital role in the nation’s socioeconomic development, says CA Sandeep Singla, Additional Commissioner of Pune Metropolitan Region Development Authority (PMRDA).

Singla addressed the chartered accountants at the convocation ceremony organized by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) Pune branch at MIT Kothrud. CA Ranjeet Kumar Agrawal, National President of ICAI, and CA Charanjyot Singh, Vice President of ICAI, addressed the event virtually.

Prof. Dr. Parag Kalkar, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Savitribai Phule Pune University; CA Chandrashekhar Chitale; CA Umesh Sharma, Central Council Member of ICAI; CA Amruta Kulkarni, Chairperson of Pune ICAI; CA Sachin Miniyar, Vice President; CA Pranav Apte, Chairman of WICASA; CA Pritesh Munot; CA Rajesh Agrawal; CA Dr. MS Jadhav; and CA Jagdish Dhongade were present on this occasion. More than 600 students from the batch who completed the CA course were awarded certificates by CA Singla and Prof. Dr. Kalkar.

Prof. Dr. Parag Kalkar emphasized that while working in any field, one should work with a sense of duty towards society. He advised to be honest in the profession and strive for the development of the country and society. He also mentioned that after becoming a CA, one can pursue research and a PhD. He encouraged continual learning and self-improvement.

CA Chandrashekhar Chitale highlighted the significant demand for CAs in India and abroad. He expressed happiness about awarding more than 600 chartered accountants and noted the increasing number of women in the CA profession. CA Amruta Kulkarni gave the opening remarks, and CA Umesh Sharma also guided the students.