Who takes over as President of ICAI ?

Debashis Mitra takes over as President of ICAI
Debashis Mitra takes over as President of ICAI

Debashis Mitra is a chartered accountant who is serving his third term in the council of ICAI. He has been elected as the President of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) for the year 2022-23. He is also a cost accountant, company secretary, and holds a master’s degree in commerce and a PhD. He is also a law graduate as well as a qualified Information Systems Auditor. Mitra, who is serving his third term in ICAI Council, has been in the accounting profession for more than 34 years. Apart from being a Chartered Accountant, he is also a Cost Accountant and a Company Secretary.

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Mitra has previously served as the chairman of the committee on education, training and CPD of the South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA) and as a member of the audit group of Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA). He is also previously associated with ICAI since he was previously appointed as chairman of the Eastern Indian Regional Council of ICAI and Guwahati branch of EIRC of ICAI.

Debashis Mitra will now be representing ICAI in some very important Committees constituted by the Indian government and Regulators that include Government Accounting Standards Advisory Board (GASAB) and Audit Advisory Board- both constituted by the C&AG of India. He is also Board Member of Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority (IRDA), Insurance Advisory Committee and Member of SEBI’s Primary Market Advisory Committee.

Other appointments

  1. Aniket Sunil Talati, the vice-president of ICAI is a chartered accountant who has served as the chairman of different boards of ICAI. He is currently a member of the direct tax committee of the Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI). He was the chairman of the Ahmedabad Branch of ICAI during 2014-15. He was also a member of different committees, boards and directorates of ICAI. Aniket Sunil Talati has been elected as Vice President of the institute, which has more than 3.40 lakh members and over 7 lakh students.
  2. Talati completed his bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mumbai University. Talati, who has a master’s degree in commerce, served as Chairman of Ahmedabad Branch of ICAI for the year 2014-15 and as Secretary, WIRC for the year 2017-18.
  3. Among other positions, he has served as Chairman of Financial Reporting Review Board (FRRB), Vice Chairman of CSR Committee and Convenor of Digital Re-Engineering & Learning Directorate of ICAI. He was also the Director of the ICAI Accounting Research Foundation (ICAI ARF).
About Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is the World’s second largest professional accounting body and largest professional accounting body of India under the ownership of Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India .

  • Established – 1 July 1949 as a statutory body.
  • Headquarters ‐ ICAI Bhawan, Post Box No. 7100, Indraprastha Marg, New Delhi 110002, India.

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