My dear Professional Colleagues,

I hope this communication finds you in the Pink of health!!!

“Professional excellence is not a destination but a continuous
journey fuelled by curiosity, dedication and a relentless pursuit of learning.”

Theme Address (Empowering Democracy):

As we embrace the Democracy, let us remember the power and responsibility we hold in our hands to shape the future through our votes. Each vote is a voice, a choice, and a step towards a stronger, more vibrant democracy. Let us all cast our valuable votes and make our voices heard. Together, we can empower democracy and create a better tomorrow.
Our votes are not just marks on a ballot but the foundation of our democracy. They are the means through which we express our hopes, dreams, and concerns for our society. Let us use this opportunity to contribute to the growth and progress of our nation by participating actively in the democratic process.
May Mantra:
This month, let us focus on nurturing our professional growth and development. Let us strive to learn new skills, explore new opportunities, and expand our knowledge base. Let us also remember the importance of collaboration and teamwork in achieving our goals. Together, we can achieve great things and make a positive impact in our profession and community.
Upcoming Month Programs:
In the month of the May, we are organizing Lecture Series on “Wisdom Wealth” covering the different facets of Capital Market and Personal Finance. We are also organising full-day Conference on Direct Taxes. Further, we are organising CPE Seminar on Social Media Branding for CA’s within Code of Ethics and Seminar on Beyond Tradition: Exploring the New Frontiers in the Profession. After long gap, we are also Two Days Residential Refresher Course at Silvassa. On behalf of the entire managing committee of the Surat Branch, I kindly request active participation in the upcoming events.
National Conference:
We are excited to announce that the marquee event of our branch, the National Conference, is scheduled to be held on 15 th and 16 th June 2024, at Le Meridien (TGB), Surat. This conference promises to be a landmark event, bringing together experts and professionals from various fields to share insights, discuss emerging trends, and explore new opportunities.
We encourage all members to plan their dates accordingly and make arrangements to attend this prestigious event. It will be an excellent opportunity to enlighten your knowledge, network with industry leaders, and contribute to the growth and development of our profession.
We look forward to your active participation and presence at the National Conference, as we come together to learn, share, and inspire.
Previous Month Programs:
As we move ahead, let us reflect on the achievements of April, a month filled with meaningful events for the Surat Branch. We successfully conducted the Women's RRC for the first time, a significant milestone in our efforts to empower and support women in our profession.
Additionally, we organized a full-day Conference on Valuation, providing valuable insights and learning opportunities for our members. Furthermore, the Men's Cricket Tournament was a great success, offering a refreshing break and fostering camaraderie among participants.
These events not only added value to our professional lives but also strengthened the bond within our community. I extend my heartfelt thanks to all those who contributed to making these events a success. Let us carry this momentum forward into the upcoming events in May and continue to strive for excellence and innovation in all our endeavours.
Chartered Accountancy Exams:
To all the students appearing for the Intermediate and Final Exams, I wish you the best of luck and success in your respective exams. We are committed to supporting your growth and success.
Chartered Accountants Benevolent fund (CABF):
We would like to request each member to voluntarily donate to the Chartered Accountants Benevolent Fund (CABF). Your contribution will make a significant difference in supporting fellow members and their families in times of need. Let us come together and show our solidarity and support for our community.
Together, we can achieve great things and make a lasting impact in our society and beyond.
At Last, I would like to end with an Insightful Quote:

“Education is not preparation for life; education is life itself”
-John Dewey.

 

Happy to serve better.

Jai Hind!!! Jai ICAI!!!

CA. Dushyant K. Vithlani
Chairperson
ICAI Surat Branch (WIRC)