The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) recently hosted the 4th edition of the esteemed ICAI International Research Awards. The event, organized by the Research Committee, took place at Mövenpick Grand Al Bustan Hotel, Dubai, on October 19. This annual ceremony acknowledges outstanding contributions in the fields of accountancy and related areas.The
Distinguished Guests and Notable Presence
The event was graced by distinguished guests, including Aniket Sunil Talati (President, ICAI), (Dr.) Debashis Mitra (Immediate Past President, ICAI), Prafulla Chhajed (President, CAPA), Mr. Shahied Daniels (Chair, Edinburgh Group), Dr. Thratee Mookdee (Secretary, ASEAN Federation of Accountants), and more.
Record-Breaking Nominations: ICAI
Setting a new record, the ICAI received a remarkable 172 nominations from 33 countries. This marked the highest number of nominations in the history of these awards. The rigorous evaluation process involved a meticulous assessment by Technical Reviewers and an International Jury consisting of distinguished experts.
Global Recognition and Diversity
Fifteen research papers from 11 different countries received accolades during the ceremony. The recognized countries include Australia, Brunei Darussalam, France, India, Morocco, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tunisia, and Benin. The awarded research covered a diverse array of topics, including AI, MSMEs, GST, Human Capital, Audit Landscape, Insurance Fraud Detection, Sustainable Development, ESG Disclosures, and more.
Reflecting Dynamism in the Professional Landscape
The breadth of research topics showcased during the event highlighted the dynamic and evolving nature of contemporary accounting concerns, providing insights into the ever-changing professional landscape.