JAMMU, July 2: The J&K Branch of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) celebrated its 70th CA Foundation Day here today.
The programme was also attended by Divisional Commissioner Jammu Sanjeev Verma and former Minister, Sat Sharma (CA).
The celebrations started with flag hoisting ceremony at ICAI Bhawan, Canal Road Jammu which was followed by blood donation camp in collaboration with the Department of Blood Transfusion GMC, Jammu in which large number of Chartered Accountants & CA students participated overwhelmingly & donated blood.
A free Ayurvedic Medical Health check-up along with free distribution of medicines was also organized by Ayushkamiya Ayurvediya Panchkarma Chakitsalya on the occasion.
Sat Sharma greeted the Chartered Accountants on CAs Day and lauded their role general & the J&K Branch of ICAI in particular for holding various events such as Yoga Day, plantation drive, Swatch Bharat Abhiyaan, 5 Km run, blood donation and Medical Camp during the week.
In the evening, a family get together was also organized wherein apart from holding fun filled activities, newly qualified Chartered Accountants of the branch were also felicitated by the chief guest, Divisional Commissioner Jammu.
Speaking on the occasion, Verma congratulated the CA fraternity & appreciated the role played by CA professionals in the society including smooth implementation of GST. He said CA’s are like best friends with whom one can share their financial matters with ease.
CA, Shalay Razdan, Chairman of J&K Branch of ICAI, in his inaugural address welcomed the guests & emphasized on the importance of the CA Day. He thanked the members and students for their overwhelming participation in the whole CA Week.
During the program, “Late CA RC Gupta Memorial” award, “Late Smt. Sudesh Sawhney Memorial Award”, Late Sh. Omesh Gupta Memorial Award, “Late Sh. Vinod Gupta Memorial Award, “Late Sh. G.D Gupta Memorial Award”, “Late Sh. Om Prakash Gupta” and “Smt Indu Gupta Memorial Award” were given to the meritorious students of CA Final examination during 2018.
CA Nakul Saraf, Secretary J&K Branch of ICAI, conducted the proceedings. CA Lalit Kumar Gupta, (Vice Chairman),CA Vinay Jamwal(Treasurer) and CA Arvind Dev Jamwal(JKCASA- Chairman) along with a large number of Chartered Accountants, students and their families took part in the celebrations.