1.The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) President CA Prafulla P. Chhajed has said that in relation to women empowerment, 82,000 women Chartered Accountants are working under Institute across the World.
2.The ICAI President also said that, ICAI is going from strength to strength in increasing the number of women Chartered Accountants which today stands at about 82,000 across the world to contribute to the women empowerment.
3.The International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) is now a women majority board. “I draw inspiration from this fact that women in accountancy and Boards will continue to lead to increased productivity and angularity in business and profession”, ICAI president also added this.
4.The ICAI, in its illustrious journey, started with about 1700 members in the year 1949 after the independence. ICAI is having 164 branches in India, 34 chapters abroad along with an overseas office in Dubai and a new office in Singapore.
5.Accountancy is truly a global profession and we Indian Chartered Accountants are the second largest body of Chartered Accountants in the world, with more than 300,000 members and more than 700,000 students. Today Institute and its members are a force to be reckoned with.
6. Nowadays, if we look at the past trends of exam rankers , most of the students got ranks are female students when it comes to CA-CPT, Intermediate or Finals which shows that more and more womens are enrolling in this profession and it shows a good sign of women empowerment.
7.ICAI is also taking steps for Women’s empowerment which is all about equipping and allowing women to make life-determining decisions through the different problems in society. Empowerment is the process that creates power in individuals over their own lives, society, and in their communities.Also, it is the process for women to redefine gender roles that allows for them to acquire the ability to choose between known alternatives whom have otherwise been restricted from such an ability.