“Happiness is not in the mere possession of money; it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort”
-Franklin D. Roosevelt (32nd U.S. President)
Respected Seniors and Dear Friends
Let me begin with wishing you all a very Happy, Successful and Rewarding Financial Year 2014-2015 ! As the New Financial Year unfolds it brings new opportunities, new challenges and enhanced leadership for all of us and I am sure we will excel in times come.
As the fever of next General Elections has taken over, almost all sections of society irrespective of age, cast, creed and gender are active this time hoping for a strong, stable and good government. Really, this is the hallmark of the largest democracy of the world and I appeal all the members to participate and perform the holy right of voting and become a part of Nation Building.
The month of March was very vibrant and busy for branch as multiple activities have taken place. Immediately after the new office bearers have taken the charge, we had a Grand Prize Distribution Ceremony of Annual Mega Sports Event and Felicitation of New Entrants to Profession followed by cultural program. It was the apt end to an event where everyone participated with full of zeal, enthusiasm and passion. I congratulate all the winners and our new professional colleagues in CA fraternity for their success.
Since it was the election year, we had an Interim Budget- Vote on Account. To help our members to understand the implications, we had organized CPE lecture on this topic by learned speaker Dr. CA Vinayak Govilkar. Also, on same day, we have organized interactive session with Joint Commissioner of Income Tax Range II Shri Mahesh Akhade for redressal of grievances which was well attended by our members
7th March, is celebrated as the International WomenÆs Day and I am extremely glad to inform you that for the first time we have organized a special womenÆs seminar on this occasion. RCM CA Priti Savla and learned women CA members from Mumbai have guided our female members and students on æWomen and CA û Opportunities & Limitations: A Practical Guide.Æ
The month of March is extremely important from Bank Branch Statutory Audit and to technically equip and update the knowledge of our members, we have organized two Day National Bank Audit Summit at Nashik jointly with CPE committee of ICAI for the first time. The chief guest, Shri Babulaji Bamb, Regional Manager of State Bank of India and Central Council Member CA Shriniwas Joshi inaugurated the Summit. The event was grand success where national level faculties have given their presentations and more than 350 members have attended and event was a grand success.