ICAI partners NITI Aayog on "Women Entrepreneurship Platform" to boost women entrepreneurs

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

ICAI is pleased to joined hands with NITI Aayog for its Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) Initiative. NITI Aayog has recently launched the WEP with aim to bring together women from different parts of India to realize their entrepreneurial aspirations and to share their entrepreneurial journeys, stories & experiences to nurture mutual learning. The dedicated cell will provide women entrepreneurs a platform where various stakeholders will connect to give a boost to their initiatives. ICAI through its Professional Development Committee (PDC) and Committee for Capacity Building of Members in Practice will be supporting NITI Aayog in this endeavor.

ICAI with its wide network and expertise of its members are committed to coordinate and support the Govt. bodies in terms of training, knowledge dissemination, awareness and publicity to have a financial strong and inclusive nation.

In the said venture, PDC-ICAI will provide a panel of Chartered Accountants across the country who will volunteer to offer their services to ensure that such entrepreneurs fulfill various statutory compliances such as related to ROC, Taxation, Audit and Regulatory Assessment of business under different acts of law etc., on Pro Bono basis. ICAI will provide state-wise experts for efficient support at a hyper local level who would be functioning as per the guidelines issued by NITI Aayog from time to time.

All Practicing CAs interested to volunteer as experts for above panel on Pro Bono basis may fill the acceptance form and submit a scan / hard copy duly signed at email wepniti@icai.in. The members may note that though these services would be given on pro-bono basis, but the assignments are to be conducted as per all applicable Accounting and Auditing Standards/Guidance Notes/Technical Guides and statutes.

The panel so shortlisted will be shared to NITI Aayog and they will be hosting it on their website.