The Educational Programmes of AIFTP being conducted by various Zones are continuing and almost on every weekend we are having Seminar / Conference at the various cities in India. Large participation of Members in the Seminar/ Conferences is being seen and it is encouraging for all of us that such events are highly successful, and they are also spreading the awareness about AIFTP and educational Programmes being conducted by AIFTP throughout Country.

This year we have completed 70 programmes up to the end of May 2023 and the programmes are continuing. The enthusiasm is such that all weekends almost till December are already booked and even sometimes on weekdays we are organizing Webinars/ Seminars / NTC. It is the co-operation and support from all Zones and the management team of all Zone that programmes are being organized regularly. We are also sending representations to the Government regularly on the topic of importance and certain issues which are being raised by the Members. The representations on the provisions relating to Income Tax and GST has been sent to the Union Finance Minister and Chairman CBDT and CBIC.

In continuation of the programme held earlier and reported in the last communique the Mega Tax Conference was held at Bhilwara on 20th May, 2023 in Rajasthan. The Conference was the first event of the AIFTP in Bhilwara and it was huge success with over 270 participants. I was present there as the Chief Guest and the Technical Sessions were addressed by the Tax Legends namely Ms. Jamuna Shukla from Varanasi, Mr. Paras Kochar from Kolkata and Ms. Aanchal Kapoor from Amritsar. Mr. M. L. Patodi, Past President, Mr. Anil Mathur, National Vice President (CZ) and Mr. Rajesh B. Doshi from Raipur was the Chairman of Technical Sessions. Mr. G. P. Singhal was given the life time achievement award for the services rendered to the profession and AIFTP by the AIFTP (CZ). Special thanks to Mr. Naveen Vagrecha, Mr. Ashok Jathiya, Mr. K. C. Tater and Mr. Dinesh Agal for all the efforts to make the programme a huge success.

Thereafter, a series of webinar in collaboration with the BCAS and other Associations was organized by AIFTP CZ. The important topic under the Income Tax Act was discussed in the webinar and it was a huge success with participation of over 600 delegates. Special thanks to Mr. Deepak Shah for being the main person to co-ordinate this event for AIFTP.

A different programme from Tax i.e. spiritual RRC was organized from 27 – 29th May, 2023 at Brahmakumaries Gyan Sarovar at Mount Abu. The inaugural session was organized on 27th May, 2023 and Hon’ble Mr. Justice B. R. Sarangi, Judge, High Court of Orissa was the Chief Guest. Other judges were also present in the Inaugural Session. It was an event with AIFTP and Brahmakumaries and it was attended by 550 persons from all over India. The three days RRC was unique as spiritual courses and sessions were attended by all delegates. Special thanks to Mr. Sandeep Agarwal, Chairman, CZ for organizing and working excellently for this RRC.

The International Study Tour to Vietnam was organized from 2nd – 10th June, 2023 and was attended by over 90 participants from all over India. We visited Hanoi, Halong Bay, Danang and Hoi-an during the visit. It was a remarkable tour and everybody enjoyed it. Special thanks to Mr. Santosh Gupta, Chairman, International Study Tour and Mr. Nitin Gautam for the excellent working and taking care of all the delegates. My appreciation for Mr. Chirag Parekh for all the support extended by him.

In the month of June we are having Webinar by different Zone on various topics and we are having Mega Tax Conference at Thane being organized jointly by WZ, NZ and EZ. Thereafter, we are having the NEC Meeting and Conference at Tirupati on 23rd – 24th June, 2023 being organized by Southern Zone. Thereafter, we are having Mega Tax Conference being organized by AIFTP CZ on 24th June, at Kota. Again Central Zone is organizing National Conference at Raipur on 30th June, 2023.

In the first fortnight of July, 2023 we are having National Tax Conference at Chennai on 7th and 8th July, 2023 and thereafter NEC and National Tax Conference on 15th – 16th July, 2023 at Amritsar being organized by AIFTP North Zone.

Friends, we have seen that the information of the Members is incomplete and therefore we are working on updating our records and the Directory. We are getting the datas’ from the Members by calling them and we had also devised way and sending mail directly to Members with their Data to verify the same. Support is requested from the Members to see the mail and to verify the Data, so that we may be in regular touch with you.

We look forward to active participation of the Members and also request. In case Members are having suggestions then the same may kindly be informed by sending mail at [email protected] or WhatsApp to the undersigned.


Pankaj Ghiya

National President