Smile Foundation has received recognition at the 1st ICAI CSR Awards for the ‘Best CSR Project in Women Empowerment’.
The award has been instituted and conferred by the Committee for Cooperative and NPOS Sector and IND (AS) Implementation Committee of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI).
Mr. Vikram Singh Verma, COO, Smile Foundation received the award in Mumbai. “An encouragement in the form of this award from a revered institution like ICAI has renewed our commitment to work harder in the areas of child development with special focus on the girl child. This recognition will also act as a morale booster for our community workers, project managers, supporters, partners and our very own girl children alike,” he said.
The Chief Guest Mr. Anant Geete, Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises of India graced the awards ceremony along with Chairman of the Committee for Co-operatives and NPO Sectors, ICAI; President, ICAI; V-P, ICAI; Chairman, WIRC; Chairman, CMII Committee of WIRC, among other dignitaries.
The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is the national professional accounting body of India. It was established in 1949 under the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 to regulate the profession of Chartered Accountancy in India. ICAI is the second largest professional accounting body in the world in terms of membership. ICAI is the only licensing cum regulating body of the financial audit and accountancy profession in India.