Raipur : CM Bhupesh Baghel announced the allocation of land to ICAI’s Raipur Branch for CA coaching and Office

Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel attended the two-day national convention “Utkarsh” held in Raipur

Chhattisgarh offers vast opportunities for Chartered Accountants

Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel announced allocation of  five acres of land to ‘The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India’ for the establishment of a ‘World Class Center of Excellence’ for commerce stream students in Nava Raipur, the capital of Chhattisgarh. The Center of Excellence will be set up by ICAI. Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel made this announcement while addressing the two-day national ICAI convention “Utkarsh” at Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Auditorium today.

Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel while addressing the occasion said that chartered accountants contribute to the economic progress of any state and country. Chartered accountants reflect trade, business and industry. They work to show their real economic condition and contribute by guiding them to become financially strong. During the convention, representatives of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India demanded land for the establishment of the Center of Excellence. Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel said that for the progress of any sector, a conducive environment needs to be created for it. ICAI wants to set up a world-class institute in Nava Raipur, for which the state government will provide every possible support and has decided to give the land.

The Chief Minister  Mr. Bhupesh Baghel said that Chartered Accountants have good prospects in the fast-growing state of Chhattisgarh. Due to the state government’s policies, an encouraging environment is developed in agriculture, industry and trade in Chhattisgarh in the last quarter to five years. With the new state industrial policy, new industries have started. Farming has become a profitable business in Chhattisgarh today. In the last five years, the number of farmers selling paddy at a support price in the state has increased from 12 lakh to 26 lakh. The area under cultivation has increased from 22 lakh hectare to 32 lakh hectare. Earlier, where 55 lakh metric tonnes of paddy were procured at the support price, this year we have bought 107 lakh metric tonnes of paddy at the support price. The Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel shared that the state government is making every possible effort in the fields of healthcare and education to provide better facilities to citizens. He said that Chhattisgarh has the highest electricity consumption, where 2200 units are consumed per person. Power demand has increased from 4100 MW to 5800 MW. The increase in electricity consumption is indicative of Chhattisgarh’s economic progress. During the Corona period, when economic recession affected everywhere, Chhattisgarh remained untouched by it. There was progress in all sectors including industry and trade. He added that the biggest achievement of the state government was bringing smiles to the faces of the state’s people. The state government is working continuously on this. He said that to encourage trade and business, Asia’s largest wholesale market would be set up on 1000 acres in Nava Raipur.

The first acting Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court and former Chief Justice of Gauhati High Court Mr. Ramesh Surajmal Garg, Vice President of ICAI Mr. Ranjit Kumar Agarwal, Founder of Lallu Ram News, Mr. Namit Jain and members of the Center Council also graced the occasion with their presence. Chief Minister Mr. Bhupesh Baghel  also released the magazine published by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India at the national convention.

The first Acting Chief Justice of Chhattisgarh High Court Mr. Ramesh Surajmal Garg said that Chhattisgarh has emerged as a model for the whole country today. Today Chhattisgarh can compete with any good state in the country. He stressed the need to establish colleges and high-quality institutes in rural areas. ICAI Vice President Mr. Ranjit Kumar Agarwal said that chartered accountants can contribute better how to grow the state’s economy, increase revenue collection and provide better facilities to the citizens. He stated that the ICAI was established in 1949 through legislation passed by Parliament. In 75 years, ICAI membership which started with 1600 members has increased to 4 lakhs. SSEB Chairman Mr. Mangesh Kinare addressed the program and stated that the Center of Excellence will contribute to enhancing the skills of the children.  Chairman of Raipur Branch, Mr. Namit Jain and Mr. Ravi Gwalani, Chairman of Raipur Branch CICSA, Ms. Rashmi Bhangla also expressed their views.  CA students from different parts of the country including Chhattisgarh were present at the programme.