“Individual efforts can bring excellence but only collective efforts can deliver effectively.” – Narendra Modi

Sir /Madam,

Greetings from the Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Bhubaneswar Chapter.

On behalf of The ICAI-Tax Research Department and Bhubaneswar Chapter and Conference Committee, I extend my   deep gratitude and hearty thanks to all the Guests and Resource Persons for their whole hearted support by sharing their rich experience among the participants on the occasion of 2- Day National Seminar on Taxation on the theme “Conducive Tax Laws –Challenges and Opportunities” held on 21st and 22nd December, 2019 at KIMS Auditorium, KIIT Campus-5, Bhubaneswar.

Our special thanks to Shri Ranendra Pratap Swain, Hon’ble Cabinet Minister, Food Supplies & Consumer Welfare, Cooperation, Govt. of Odisha,  Shri Padmanabha Behera, Hon’ble Cabinet Minister, Planning Convergence, Commerce and Transport, Govt. of Odisha and CMA Balwinder Singh, President, ICAI  who have inaugurated and graced the National Seminar on 21.12.19.

We also convey our deep gratitude to Smt. Aparajita Sarangi, Hon’ble Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha), Bhubaneswar Constituency who inaugurated and graced the National Seminar on 22.12.19.

Our deep gratitude to Shri Govind Krishna Dixit, IRS, Commissioner, Department of Revenue, CBIC (Customs and CGST), New Delhi, Shri Pranab Kumar Das, IRS, Principal Chief Commissioner of Income Tax, Odisha, Advocate D. N Panda, Former Judicial Member, CESTAT, Chennai, Shri Ananda Satpathy, Additional Commissioner, CT & GST, Cuttack, Odisha  and  all the  esteemed  Resource persons for their kind presence and detailed  deliberations in various Technical Sessions of the national seminar. Conveying our special thanks to CMA Dr. V Murali, Council Member & Chairman, Corporate Laws Committee, ICAI and Chairman, Technical Committee of the Conference and CMA S P Padhi, Co-Chairman, technical Committee for choosing the need based topics.

Also convey thanks to CMA Niranjan Mishra, Council Member and Chairman, Indirect Taxation Committee, ICAI and Chairman of Conference Committee, CMA Rakesh Bhalla, Council Member and Chairman Direct Taxation Committee, ICAI and Chairman of Conference Committee, CMA H Padmanabhan, Council Member & Chairman, RCs & Chapter Coordination Committee, ICAI and Convener of Conference Committee and other Committee Members, who have extended  their benevolent Support, Encouragement and cooperation to make the national seminar a grand success.

Thanks to all the CFOs for their kind presence and encouragement in conducting the seminar more substantial, CMA Intellectuals and Stakeholders for their patient hearing and nice interaction.

Thanks to the Sponsors for their continued support to make the seminar a grand success, Print and Electronic Medias for their whole hearted support by giving wide coverage in their respective News Papers and News  Channels, the Sambad, Business Standard, Kanak TV and Radio FM for association with us as media partner , Pre Plus Communication for Live Streaming of the Seminar and Other Service Providers such as Caterer,  Travels, Hotels, Photographers, Supporting Staffs of KIMS and many more for their services rendered.

Last but not Least, Convey our Special thanks to all the Senior Members, Past Presidents, Past Chairman of EIRC & Bhubaneswar Chapter, Central and Regional Council Members, Managing Committee Members of the Chapter, Members & Staffs/Officers of the Tax Research Department, Staffs/Officers of Bhubaneswar Chapter and Student Volunteers for their restless effort for making the National Seminar a grand success and remarkable one.

Wishing you all and your family members a very Happy Christmas and Prosperous New Year 2020 filled with lots of Love & affection, Professional fulfillment, Prosperity, Peace & Good Health.


(CMA Saktidhar Singh)

Chairman, ICAI-Bhubaneswar Chapter and

Co-Chairman, Conference Committee


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