Minister urges management accountants to re-equip themselves

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New Delhi, Jan 10 (UNI) Minister of Corporate Affairs Prem Chand Gupta today urged the management accountants to re-equip themselves to keep pace with the developments globally and ensure that the needs of clients are met with requisite skill set, knowledge and experience.

Inaugurating the Global Summit on 'Repositioning the Management Accountant' in the capital, Mr Gupta said, ''It is imperative that the professionals seeking to provide management accounting services continuously upgrade their knowledge and expertise, in tune with the new advances in the discipline.'' Mr Gupta emphasised that the philosophy of the UPA Government is to provide more freedom to corporate and professionals under a self-regulatory regime with minimum interference from the Government.

''It is our objective to facilitate change through reform of the relevant statutory and institutional framework. Our philosophy in UPA government, is to provide more freedom to corporate and professionals under a self-regulatory regime with minimum interference from the Government,'' the Minister said.

This three-day Mega event of Management Accounting bodies across the globe is being organised by the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI) on January 10-12, 2008.

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