Ministry of Finance
Chartered Accountants are an important pillar of the economy: Dr. Bhagwat Karad
Union Minister Interacts with chartered accountants in Pune
Posted On: 11 NOV 2021 8:26PM by PIB Mumbai
Chartered accountants play an important role in the economy of the country. They are the backbone of the country’s economic development. For the creation of developed India, the economy must be strong and you are pillars of that economy, said Union Minister of State for Finance Dr. Bhagwat Karad while praising Chartered Accountants. He also expressed happiness for Pune having the highest number of chartered accountants in the country.
Dr. Karad was talking in the Interaction program organized by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India’s Pune branch.
He further said that the Prime Minister has suggested that every citizen of the country should have a bank account and it should be functional. He mentioned that, Jan-Dhan Yojana has achieved a lot in this regard. However, there is a need to do more in the field of financial literacy. Dr. Karad informed that towards this end, with the help of NABARD, a project has been undertaken to create financial literacy by providing one publicity vehicle for each district. The Union Minister appealed to the chartered accountants to take active part in this campaign.
“The Government of India is working on the principle of ‘for the people’. We want to develop the economy of the country with your support. Chartered accountants, who are like physicians of the economy, could play a major role in this.” minister said.
On this occasion, National President of ICAI, CA Nihar Jambusaria, gave a welcome address. ICAI Pune Branch President CA Sameer Ladda, Vice President CA Kashinath Pathare were present on this occasion.
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