CA. Prafulla Chhajed, Vice President, ICAI 2018-2019
A blend of experience, foresight and professional excellence dedicated to the cause of accountancy profession, CA. Prafulla Chhajed is the new Vice President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) for the term 2018-19. He was elected as the Vice President of the ICAI by the 23rd Council of the Institute on February 12, 2018.
Having gained deep insights into the profession as a fellow member of the ICAI with more than 20 years of impeccable professional standing, he has been serving the ICAI and the profession as a Central Council Member since 2013-14. A multi-dimensional personality, he is widely commended for professional acumen, organizational and leadership skills.
Bestowed with professional prudence, he has been elected to the Central Council for two consecutive terms (i.e. 2013-16 and 2016-19). As a Council Member, he has exceptionally served the ICAI and the accountancy profession as the Chairman of Committee for Professional Accountants in Business & Industry, and Committee on Banking, Insurance, Pension & Financial Markets in 2017-18, and Professional Development Committee, Committee on Public Finance and Government Accounting and Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility in 2016-17. CA. Prafulla Chhajed has been widely commended for his initiatives as Chairman of Young Members Empowerment Committee and Women Members Empowerment Committee.
CA. Prafulla Chhajed has always inspired his fellow members with his humble down-to-earth approach to connect with people, and self-less service to the profession. A resident of Mumbai, he has actively partnered in the growth of the nation and the profession as a member.
A proponent of giving a global outlook to Indian accountancy profession, CA. Prafulla Chhajed has passionately represented the profession on the international front at several global meetings and conferences. With a global approach and vision, he has been appreciated for his work as ICAI nominee on ‘Public Sector Financial Management Committee (PSFMC)’ of The Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants (CAPA).
CA Prafulla Chhajed was Chairman of Western India Regional Council of ICAI for the year 2007-2008 and was elected Regional Council Member of Western India Regional Council of ICAI for the period of 9 years from 2001-2010.
He has been contributing to various Publications and his articles on Taxation and Investments have been published in well-known Marathi daily ‘Maharashtra Times’ for 15 years besides in other Publications. More than 600 articles have been published till date As the Vice President of the ICAI, CA. Prafulla Chhajed is now the Vice-Chairman of all Standing Committees of the ICAI including Executive, Finance and Examination Committees, and the ex-officio Member of all Non-Standing Committees of the ICAI and Joint Editor of The Chartered Accountant journal. He is also Director on ICAI-Accounting Research Foundation and XBRL India.
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