Respected Senior and my dear esteemed members,
I feel energised to pen my message for the second issue of this newsletter. I believe that with honour comes responsibility and I am set to meet the expectations of all my beloved members and students. Going ahead with the course of action for this tenure ahead we had organised various CPE Programmes last month. For keeping pace with today’s development and the mandated requirement to sustain in this fierce competitive environment special care is being taken in organising programmes of utmost relevance in today’s economic state of affairs.
I certainly believe that one empowered women inspires the other women around her. Believing in the same,EIRC celebrated Internationals Women Day on 10th March 2017. A panel discussion was organised on the topic "Be Bold for the change" wherein eminent women panelist brought forward their viewpoint on the subject. The message was very clear, that in the changing times,Women has a greater role to play.
The festival of colours this year was celebrated with great vigour, EIRC jointly with all the Study Circles of EIRC organised Holi Doljatra Get together on 11th March 2017 with celebrity Kavis in the HasyaKaviSammelan. Large number of members and students joined the same.
We had also organised a full day Seminar on Bank Audit on 11th March 2017 wherein soft copy of Guidance Note on Bank Audit 2017 was distributedto the participants,daylong seminar with speakers from across India has benefited the delegates.
We have also been able in organising a workshop for the auditors of DCCB (District Central Cooperative Bank) at Kolkata. The same was addressed by the officials of NABARD.
We have lined a series of programmes and activities in the coming months whose details are given in the Newsletter. In the programmes ahead, first time ever EIRC has organised Badminton Tournament (Men’s Doubles & Women’s Doubles) on 14th April 2017.
This year EIRC would be hosting All Region Joint Conference organised by all the 5 Regionsof ICAI at Darjeeling in the month of June 2017. Three days Residential Programme at the hills from 24th June to 26th June 2017 has been planned.Among the other guest and dignitaries, the programme may also be graced by the President & Vice President, ICAI.
The GST has now seen the light of the day. The Lokh Sabha has passed the necessary bills and July 1st seems to be knocking on doors now. In order to prepare the members to take upon the new legislation we have planned a series of workshops & GST Conclave wherein eminent speakers would guide us to learn the intricacies of the law.
Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code is an upcoming professional opportunity for our members & therefore a workshop has been designed to help the members qualify and become Insolvency Professionals. We have also planned a summit wherein all stake holders in the Insolvency Profession would be addressing.
ICDS has been made applicable vide Circular no. 10/2017 dated 23rd March 2017 for financial year 2016-17 and therefore a workshop on ICDS is on the cards. With all these seminars we intend to keep our fraternity updated with the latest developments which in turn will help them in disposing their professional responsibilities diligently.
My special focus is also on fast and prompt grievance redressal. You are requested to send your grievance if any at firstname.lastname@example.org. This is a dedicated email set for handling the grievances & suggestions of the members and students.
As stated earlier, EIRC is soon coming up with the Financial Literacy Plan to educate the masses at villages, I welcome your suggestions on the same, you can send your suggestions at email@example.com
I know that all my CA colleagues have been busy with the work pressure at the end of the financial year and bank audit round the corner. I am sure that all the members are looking forward to our new financial year, with new targets set to be achieved.
With festivals being around, I take the opportunity of extending my sincere greetings and wishes to all the members, students and their family for Ram Navami, SubhoNababarsha&Bisubasankranti.
I would like to conclude by a famous quote by Martin Luther King Jr
"If you can’t fly, then run,
If you can’t run, then walk,
If you can’t walk, then crawl,
But whatever you do,
You have to keep moving forward"
CA Manish Goyal