CHENNAI: ‘Use IT to Ensure Better Growth’
“To ensure better life for all without disparity and inclusive of all aspects such as health, education, economy and rural development, we need to give importance to quantity, quality and equity. This cannot be achieved without technology,” said TK Ramachandran, principal secretary, IT, Tamil Nadu government. He was speaking at the inauguration of ICTACT’s 22nd edition of large Industry-Institute Interaction event at Chennai Trade Centre. The theme of this edition was ‘Designing the Future India’ that focused on a strategic plan to prepare the youth for a developed India. ICTACT Bridge 2016 saw over 2000 participants from the academic and corporate community.
8 Students Win Trip to Malaysia
In an elocution contest for the Corporation schools in Chennai titled ‘Wings to Fly’ eight students won the finals and also booked a seat foran educational trip to Malaysia. This was organised by the the Rotary Club of Madras East in association with the Corporation of Chennai. The finals were held in the presence of 700 students at Amma Auditorium, Shenoy Nagar. Asia Mariam, joint commissioner of municipal administration and R Nataraj, former IPS officer, distributed the prizes to the triumphant students. The students will go to Malaysia for an educational cum sightseeing trip for four days in May 2016.
ICAI Network Expands Reach
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) has achieved recognition for its contribution in the fields of education, professional development, maintenance of high accounting, auditing and ethical standards. Now the Delhi government has recently passed a Bill which allows the formation of a panel that will get accounts of private schools audited by chartered accountants. M Devaraja Reddy, president, ICAI said starting with a handful of about 1,700 members, the strength of CA fraternity has grown to over 2.50 lakh members. On the education front, the ICAI began with mere 259 students and at present more than 8.75 lakh active students are a part of ICAI. The ICAI has 5 regional offices and 153 branches across the country.