Dear Professional colleagues,

I am elated today and humbled as I accept the prestigious post of The Chairperson of Surat Branch of WIRC of ICAI.

First of all I am thankful to the almighty, for bestowing me this opportunity and to my parents, for the wise upbringing they have given me. I am thankful to all the members of my Branch for reposing faith in me and entrusting the task of Chairmanship and to lead the Surat Branch along with my office bearers for the year 2023-24. As the Chairperson of the branch, I assure you all that no stone will remain unturned in bringing out the best opportunities and learning experience to you all and take our branch to a new horizon.

I am grateful to immediate past chirman CA. Nikesh Kothari, and other past Chairman’s, for their warmth, support and fellowship extended during the previous years. At the same time I look forward to continued guidance and support from all the Past and Present Office bearers.

I would like to convey my heartiest congratulations to the newly elected ICAI President CA. Aniket Sunil Talati Sir and Vice President CA. Ranjeet Kumar Agarwal Sir. I am extending my heartiest wishes to newly elected Chairperson of WIRC of ICAI – CA. Arpit Jagdish Kabra and Vice Chairperson CA. Hitesh Manharlal Pomal.

As you all know that Surat Branch has been awarded the 2nd Best Branch Award and also Surat Wicasa has been awarded the 2nd best WICASA award for the year 2022-23. I take this opportunity to heartily congratulate the entire preceding team for their successful tenure.

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success”.

To progress you have to grow. I, along with my team, shall strive for continuous professional development of members and endeavour to carry forward the rich legacy of our Branch.

For month of March, we are coming up with several programmes such as –  Celebration of Women’s Day, Full Day Seminar on  Bank Branch Audit, Seminar on Peer Review, Regional Summit for Practicing Chartered Accountants.

Surat branch is always in hands with you all, having its door open as a mentor to provide you all the required professional guidance and support that one needs to always stay motivated and achieve newer heights. Hence, I humbly request you all to keep showing the on-going support and participation so that we can together as a Team keep broadening our horizons.

The month of March being of Holi- Festival of colours. May the festival of Holi add colours of happiness, colours of prosperity and colours of love in your life to help you paint a colourful picture of your life with your loved ones…

Wishing you all Happy Holi !!!

CA. Arun Narang