The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) conducted an all-India basis, convocation across 10 leading cities in the country for 14,700 Chartered Accountants, who have completed their program. Of these 44% of which were women. Mumbai had 2386 graduating Chartered Accountants. 4,305 CAs graduated from Western Region comprising of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Goa.
The ICAI Convocation covered awarding Rank Certificates for CA Final Exam held in May 2022 and Membership Certificates to newly enrolled CA members enrolled from May 2022 to September 2022.
The convocation was inaugurated on Jan 24 at the Hyderabad Centre of ICAI by Arjun Ram Meghwal, Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs and Culture. The inauguration was telecast live across all centres.
Addressing students while inaugurating the convocation at ICAI Hyderabad, Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal said, “ICAI has done a commendable work in creating awareness and training in the area of GST. 21st century will belong to India in terms of leadership and it is the Chartered Accountants who will lead the country in this century.”
Addressing the parents and their graduating wards, ICAI President CA. (Dr.) Debashis Mitra in his address to students from Hyderabad, said, “Parents should be proud of that their children are now members of the second largest accounting body in the world. He commended the achievement of lady graduates, who formed more than 44% of the total CA graduates.”
In Mumbai, the Central Council Members of ICAI who conferred certificates to the newly qualified Members at the Mumbai convocation included CA. Dr. Rajkumar Adukia, CA. Dhiraj Khandelwal, CA Purushottam Khandelwal, CA. Mangesh Kinare, CA. Priti Savla and CA. Piyush Chhajed. CA. Murtuza Kachwala, Chairman, Western India Regional Council of ICAI, was also present on the dias. Coordinators of Mumbai Convocation were CA. Mangesh Kinare and CA. Priti Savla, Central Council Members of ICAI.
With over 3.60 lakh members and over 7.65 lakh students, ICAI is the world’s second largest accounting body. Through its 5 Regional Councils, 166 Branches, 44 Overseas Chapters & 33 Representative Offices, the Institute is taking forward its agenda of inclusive growth & continues to add glory to the profession.