""In early 1974 a few Chartered Accountants thought for formation of Asansol Branch under E.I.R.C. of I.C.A.I. Our former President Shri S.K. Dasgupta, FCA, accelerated the idea by holding a meeting with Shri A.B. Bandyopadhyay, FCA, Shri D.K. Dutta and others. ShriAmal Kr. Chakraborty, FCA, former Central Council Member also suitably advised the enthusiastic members in the formation of Asansol Branch. In the year 1974, approval for setting up Asansol Branch was received.
- The Branch started functioning in the office of M/s. A. Banerjee & Co., Chartered Accountants, G.T. Road (West), Asansol. The Branch remained in its infancy up to 1987 due to various reasons. There was even a threat of canceling the registration of the Branch. In the year 1988, Mr. A. K. Mitra, FCA; Mr. S . . .