DATE: 28 / FEBRUARY / 2023
VENUE: BELGAUM BRANCH OF ICAI, BELAGAVI. 590006
The Belagavi Branch of SIRC of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India has got the new torch-bearers with CA Madiwalappa S. Tigadi as a Chairman along with his team for the term 2023-24. The oath-taking ceremony was administered by the Chairman of Southern India Regional Council of ICAI CA Pannaraj S. During this ceremony CA Shivanand Halbhavi presented a paper on the topic of “NEW AGE TAXATION”. CA Pannaraj, Chairman of SIRC is the first Mofussil CA to become the Chairman from Karnataka of the Southern India Regional Council having headquarters in Chennai. In his Inaugural speech, he said Chartered Accountants as Partners in Nation Building should focus more on Human Development rather than just Economic Growth. Concentrated growth and wealth can put the country in danger position, instead, the country should focus more on human development and encourage shared wealth and economy, and to achieve this the role of Chartered Accountants, as financial health champions will go long way to help achieve this goal.
CA Madiwalappa S Tigadi, newly elected Chairman of Belagavi Branch, in his address, assured the members, students and the public at large to start new initiatives such as tax and financial literacy, piggy bank programs for school and college children to increase financial awareness, and assured the hand holding programs for the youths to take up entrepreneurship. The members connect program will help young chartered accountants to take up the practice and handholding programs will ensure they achieve excellence in their area.
The outgoing chairman CA Nitin Nimbalkar received a warm farewell from the members of the Belagavi Branch and has bagged well deserved Best Runners Up Award at SIRC Level for Belagavi Branch for the term 2022-23.
CA Rajendra Mundada took charge as Vice Chairman, CA Veeranna Murgod as Secretary, CA Sachin Khadabadi, SICASA Chairman, CA Nitin Nimbalkar, Treasurer, CA Sanjeev Deshpande as ITT Coordinator.
The program was anchored by CA Abhishek Porwal, and CA Veeranna Murgod gave the Vote of Thanks.