The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India started
functioning in July, 1949 with a membership of 1573 which
to-day has crossed over 100000. The Institute is an examining
and Licensing body conducting education and examinations of
the students, regulations of their engagement and training,
regulations of the members of profession and their practice.
A Chartered Accountant is required to observe high standards
of integrity and professional conduct. He has to keep himself
up-dated with the latest and frequent changing laws, techniques,
standards and practices. Seminars and Conferences are of great
help to the members in profession in respect of up-dating
the knowledge and sharpening the technical skill to serve
The society has high expectations from the professionals requiring
services in compliance of various laws and also in fulfilment
to the varying requirements of industries. Expectations of
society can only be fulfilled with the specialised and integrated
services by the Chartered Accountants which they acquire from
their high standards of professional qualifications and continuing
education programmes organised and conducted by the Institute,
its Regional Councils and Branches.
The establishment of a Branch is the need of the day and it
serves the purpose of a forum for all Chartered Accountants
to interact on maters of mutual and professional interest
providing a platform of Chartered Accountants to the Society.
It is like the institute coming to our doorstep to serve its
members and students. The important functions of the Branch
Interaction by regular meetings and discussions on
topics of mutual professional interest.
Acquisition and dissemination of useful information.
Arrangen5ent of talks and lectures on useful topics
by eminent speakers
Library and reading room.
Availability of refresher courses.
Material co-ordination with the various local Departments
of the Government for the purpose of enlisting and their
support on the furtherance of the Interests of the members.
Liasion with the Regional Council and the Central Council
of the Institute for all matters relating to the members
and the Institute.
Guidance, Counsel and assistance towards pursuance
of their course.
Exposure to uptodate information vide Seminars, talks
Forum to meet and exchange views and notes with other
Establish a rapport with members.
Platform to the Regional Council and the Institute.
Varanasi is the 20th Branch of Central India Regional
Council of the institute of Chartered Accountant of
India which shalll provide very useful services to its
members, students and public. The Varanasi Branch was
9th April 1989.