With an aim to help students choose a better career, and also to inform the students about the Chartered Accountancy Course as a career, Goa Branch of WIRC of ICAI along with Goa WICASA unit conducted a ‘Career Counselling drive’ on November 26.
Eighteen schools across Goa, right from Canacona to Aldona, were covered by 11 Chartered Accountants who are experts in ‘Career Counselling’. Through this initiative, Goa ICAI was able to reach over 2500 students in a single day.
Chairperson of Goa ICAI, CA Gaurav Kenkre stated that this was the largest such single-day ‘Career Counselling’ outreach programme ever conducted by ICAI in the state of Goa.
“In fact, some schools and colleges could not be included only because their students had exams on that day. Or else the number would have been even larger. These schools and colleges have asked us to conduct the same event in December and we are already preparing for it” said CA Gaurav Kenkre
CA Milind Shirodkar, Chairperson of Goa WICASA i.e. the students body of Goa ICAI, said: “We are very happy that we could reach out to so many students. We firstly educated them on the general principles based on which one should choose a career. Then we spoke on the specifics of Chartered Accountancy as a career. We got great responses from all the participating schools. They have asked us to conduct such sessions regularly”.
The counselling was done by CA Swati Naik, CA Siddhi Bagkar, CA Saish Naik, CA Shrinivas Prabhu, CA Sonam Daivajna, CA Sailee Mahambre, CA Kavita Bhonsle, CA Aakash Kamat Azrenkar, CA Rajesh Chedda, CA Mitali Talwadkar and CA Gaurav Kenkre, stated a press release.