Institute of Chartered Accounts of India, Ludhiana chapter, that represents more than 1,600 members and 6,000 CA students, organised a national conference on direct taxes at Guru Nanak Bhawan on Saturday.
The two-day seminar, "Waves of Change; Ocean of Opportunities", will cover different topics related to professional interests and modern day relevance in the field of commerce.
Raman Goyal, commissioner of income tax, was the chief guest while Manoj Fadnis, vice-president of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India presided over as guest of honour.
Fadnis talked about the golden history and vision of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and said that Indian CAs were looked upon as the world-class accounting professionals, which is it more essential for the upcoming CAs to work hard; keeping themselves abreast of the latest technological, legal and accounting updates.
He appreciated branch chairman Rajesh Kumar Jain and his team for hosting the meet. Goyal encouraged the CAs to work towards the betterment of the national economy by sticking to the highest standards of performance and ethics.
"The society completely relies on the financial statements certified by CAs so it is their responsibility to work honestly,"he added.
As many as 750 chartered accountants participated in the first day of the seminar and interacted with experts in the field of direct taxes. In the evening, a cultural programme was also organised.