Chairman's Message

Ahmedabad Branch of WIRC of ICAI

Dear Esteemed Members,

I hope this message finds you in good health and high spirits. As we step into the vibrant month of May, I am pleased to share with you the latest updates and highlights from the Ahmedabad Branch of ICAI.

April was a month filled with enriching activities and insightful events that brought our community together, fostering collaboration, learning, and growth. From seminars to training programs, each initiative aimed to elevate our profession and empower our members with knowledge and skills to navigate the evolving landscape of the profession.

1. Seminar on Future of Internal Audit And Enterprise Risk Management (06.04.2024): I express our heartfelt gratitude to Vikas Jain, Chairman for the Members In Industry committee, for spearheading an insightful seminar on the evolving landscape of internal audit and enterprise risk management. The event provided invaluable insights into the future trajectory of these critical aspects of our profession.

2. WICASA Change Over Ceremony (07.04.2024): Congratulations to the newly elected team of WICASA – Ahmedabad led by Chairman WICASA, CA Rinkesh Shah. I am Quite confident that new team will keep of WICASA activities up to the mark by achieving newer hights.

3. Members' Meet (10.04.2024): A sincere thank you to all our esteemed members who actively participated in the enriching members' meet with our President CA Ranjeetkumar Agrawal and Vice President CA Charanjot singh Nanda. This event became more remarkable with presence of Gujarat CM Bhupendrabhai Patel. I am thankful to CA Aniket Talati immediate Past President ICAI and CA Purushottam Khandelwal CCM for making this event memorable.

4. Seminar on Outsourcing - Opportunities And Issues (19.04.2024): I congratulate CA Rinkesh Shah, Chairman of the Ind AS, Accounting, and Auditing committee, for penal discussion on outsourcing opportunity where more than 250 CA participated , the seminar was shedding light on the myriad opportunities and challenges surrounding outsourcing. The seminar provided a comprehensive understanding of this evolving aspect of our profession.

5. 2 Days Training Programme for Economic Offence Wing of Gujarat Police on Financial Crime Investigation (19 & 20.04.2024): Kudos to the unwavering efforts of CA Aniket Talati, Immediate Past President ICAI, and CA Purushottam Khandelwal CCM for organizing a highly beneficial training program aimed at enhancing financial crime investigation skills. Your dedication is truly commendable.

6. Seminar on Peer Review (20.04.2024): This was the event which was need of an hour as many firms are under Peer review. The event offered valuable insights into maintaining and upholding quality standards within our profession, fostering excellence and credibility.

7. संवाद Viksit Bharat@2047 (20.04.2024): The संवाद Viksit Bharat@2047 event was indeed thought-provoking where Finance Minister of Government of India Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman highlighted the upcoming steps of Government for journey towards Vikshit Bharat 2047, and I extend my gratitude to all participants for their invaluable contributions. Together, we envision a brighter future for our beloved nation

. 8. One Day Conference on Insolvency And Bankruptcy (27.04.2024): Special commendations to CA Sunit Shah, Secretary, and CA Ajnali Choksi, Chairperson of the Insolvency study group, for organizing a highly successful conference addressing critical issues in insolvency and bankruptcy. Your efforts have significantly contributed to the advancement of our profession.

I extend my heartfelt gratitude to all the committee members, volunteers, and participants who dedicated their time and efforts to make these events a resounding success. Your commitment and enthusiasm are truly commendable and serve as a testament to the strength and unity of our community.

As we look ahead, let us continue to strive for excellence in everything we do. Let us embrace new challenges with courage and determination, knowing that together, we can overcome any obstacle and achieve remarkable success.

Upcoming Events for May
3rd May - Seminar on GST
4th May - Seminar on Financial Reporting under Schedule III & Accounting
6th May - Seminar on Valuation
11th May - Changes in ITR forms & Drafting of Appeals.
18th May - Use of IT & Forensic Tools.
25th May - Seminar on Capital Markets.
27th - 28th - 29th May - Three days GST Series

I encourage all members to actively participate in upcoming events, engage in meaningful discussions, and continue to contribute to the growth and prosperity of our profession.

Thank you for your unwavering support and dedication. Together, let us make May another month filled with inspiration, achievement, and progress.

With Best Regards,

CA Sunil Sanghvi
Ahmedabad Branch of WIRC of ICAI