21st World Congress of Accountants starts in Mumbai

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21st World Congress of Accountants

The Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI) is hosting the 21st World Congress of Accountants 2022(WCOA) at the Jio World Centre, Mumbai, from November 18-21, 2022 in a Hybrid mode. WCOA 2022 is being held in hybrid mode for the first time ever in the Congress’s history.

The Theme of the 21st World Congress of Accountants 2022 is:  Building Trust Enabling Sustainability”.

The Lok Sabha Speaker OM Birla addressed the Congress on 18 November 2022 and described chartered accountants as "saints of the new economic order". They are the engines and architects of the economic world.


The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is a statutory body established under the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949.

  • It was set up on 1 July 1949.
  • The ICAI is the second largest professional body of Chartered Accountants in the world after the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA).
  • It is the regulator of the Chartered Accountancy profession in India.
  • It comes under the administrative control of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India.

Headquarters: New Delhi 

President: Dr. Debashish Mitra

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