“I like people who can get the things done” said Hon’ble Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitinji Gadkari while speaking as a Chief Guest at 2 day CA Student’s Conference organized by Board of Studies, ICAI, New Delhi and hosted by Nagpur Branch of WIRC and Nagpur Branch of WICASA of ICAI. The 4 most important aspects of leadership are – Team Work, Transparency, Commitment and Vision. Take decisions with full transparency while keeping in mind innovations and creativity to excel in all walks of life said Hon’ Nitinji Gadkari.
He termed Chartered Accountants to be the epitome of knowledge and said that CA’s are the Growth Engine of the Economy. He remarked that time has now come for CA’s to convert their strength of knowledge into more innovative technology and to work for financial stability of our country guiding the clients in the field of economic, marketing and administration. Gadkariji said that CA’s are financial doctors but along with this financial learning CA’s should look for innovative technology to work for financial stability of their clients. Conversion of this knowledge of CA’s into action would build the future of our country, he said.
The expectations from Chartered Accountants has increased from managing GST and Income Tax to managing the affairs of clients while guiding on economics, marketing, administration and assisting in Vision and Goal Setting, urged Gadkariji. The whole world is changing. He remarked that Technology and optimum use of resources are not the only things, appropriate vision and leadership are equally important without which goal of perfection cannot be achieved. He pointed out that mistakes are bound to happen in projects but while unintentional mistakes can well be covered the malafide intentions need to be punished. There are a lots of ups and downs in life but if you keep walking with positive attitude everything is possible, Nitin said.
Union Minister urged the CA Students while terming them as future of Young India that Practical knowledge is very important. Book knowledge is merely information, he said while addressing 700+ students. He asked the students to keep the spirit with knowledge to take informed decisions. “You should be loyal to your profession” he demanded. Don’t break the law and keep professional ethics on your top priority.
Nitinji Gadkari pointed out that the population of our country is very big and the problem of unemployment is much bigger. With agricultural operations getting a hit due to incessant monsoons and problem of floods plaguing the country, the Indian economy needs a big boost. He narrated that as a MSME Minister, he is trying to promote Indian Companies to work for preparing items which can act as substitutes of items imported by our country. To make India self-sufficient we need to reduce imports and press for Make in India initiative. He cited the example of promoting Bio fuel for attaining indigenous independence. CA Julfesh Shah welcomed Gadkariji with a floral bouquet.
“CA Students are the future of Budding India Probabilities” remarked CA Jaydeep Shah, Past President, ICAI while speaking as a Guest of Honor on the occasion. Youth is the power of a technocrat India in the making and knowledge and personality up-gradation through such conferences prepares a base for such students to excel and work for the development of Country.
CA Jayesh Kala, Chairman WICASA, WIRC motivated the students present with his words of encouragement and said that WIRC is available for any help at all times to any of the students for their issues. He congratulated Nagpur Branch for holding such a magnificent conference.
“If you want to be powerful, educate yourself” said CA Suren Duragkar, Chairman, Nagpur Branch while welcoming all the dignitaries to this 2 day CA Students conference. “The backbone for success of any program depends on the efforts that are put in”. CA Duragkar remarked that this conference is the result of 5640 hours of hard work day and night put in the Team WICASA led by CA Sanjay Agrawal, WICASA Chairman. He acknowledged the gracious presence of Union Minister, Nitin Gadkariji, the man with a Vision for a New India. He thanked the Chief Guest, Nitinji for lending due colors of joy to the National Conference and blessing with his words of wisdom to the future of tomorrow. He welcomed and thanked CA Jaydeep Shah, Guest of Honor for his motivation and support at all times.
He recognized the presence of CCM CA Anil Bhandari and CCM CA Nihar Jambusaria and thanked them for their inspiration in holding this convention. CA Suren Duragkar welcomed CA Jayesh Kala, Chairman WICASA, WIRC and thanked Team WIRC for their support all round the year.“The expert in anything was once a beginner” remarked CA Sanjay M Agrawal, Chairman, WICASA, Nagpur Branch while giving his introductory remarks on the occasion. He thanked Board of Studies, ICAI, New Delhi and thanked CA Keimisha Soni, Chairperson, BOS and CA Durgesh Kabra, Vice Chairman, BOS for allotting this prestigious conference to Nagpur.
This conference has witnessed attendance of more than 700 students not only from Nagpur but also from neighboring states. Nagpur ranch of WICASA is organizing programs for the overall development of students on a regular basis throughout the year. Nagpur Branch is the most vibrant Branch and has won several accolades both at Central as well as Regional level. He appreciated the entire WICASA Team comprising of Ayush Gupta, Aditi Pacheriwala, Riddhi Kothari, Vaidik Sakoniya, Krunal Dhabale, Ayushi Agrawal & R. Aishwarya for their untiring efforts in making this conference a big success.
CA Anil Bhandari, CCM & Conference Director expressed satisfaction for the efforts put in by Nagpur Branch for making this Conference memorable. He guided the members of E-initiatives taken by Central Council for moving into total paperless working by CA members.
CA Nihar Jambusaria, CCM briefed about the efforts taken at Central Council level for regular updation of members as regards merging Indian Accounting Standards with International Accounting Standards as well as new changes being brought about in Company Law.
Hardik Dara and Miss Ritu Patni coordinated the Inaugural session while CA Saket Bagdia, Secretary proposed a formal vote of thanks.
The dais was graced with presence of CA Kirit Kalyani, Vice Chairman, CA Jiten Saglani, Treasurer and Mr. Ayush Gupta and Miss Aditi Pacheriwala.
Prominently present on the occasion were CA Akshay Gulhane, Executive Committee Member, CA Harish Rangwani, Executive Committee Member, CA Anil Parakh, Member Board of Studies, New Delhi, CA Julfesh Shah, CA Satish Sarda, CA Kavita Loya, CA Sandeep Jotwani, CA Swapnil Ghate, CA Deepak Agrawal, Chairman, Akola Branch, CA Jalaj Baheti, Vice Chairman, Akola Branch and a large number of student delegates.
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