June 23, 2024

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Famous Chartered Accountants of India

Chartered Accounting is a fruitful, reputed and highly paid career. Its curriculum is its uniqueness. Those who are extremely ambitious to excel in life should pursue it. It requires your efforts and the fruits of your labour would be outstanding and unexpected. In India, there are some famous Chartered Accountants (CA) who are big source of inspirations for youngsters. If you want to know about some of them, the following list will help you:

1) Naina Lal Kidwai

Naina Lal Kidwai is the first Indian woman who graduated from the Harvard University. She is the Country Head and Group General Manager of HSBC India. She is leading the bank successfully. She is a recipient of the Padma Shri award. She is the Former President of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

2) Kumar Mangalam Birla

Kumar Mangalam Birla is the Chairman of Aditya Birla Group. Aditya Birla Group is India’s third largest and successful corporation. His company has more than 130000 employees. He started supporting his company at an early age. Being a CA and the Chairman of such huge company, he glorifies the profession of CA.

3) T.N.Manoharan

T.N. Manoharan is the former president of ICAI is responsible to bring Chartered Accounting to eminence. He is a recipient of the fourth civilian award “Padma Shri”. To restructure the Satyam Scandal, the government of India appointed him. He is a winner of “Indian of the year” by CNN.

4) Piyush Goyal

Piyush Goyal is the minister of Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy in the Government of India. He is a source of inspiration for many knowing that he stood at 2nd rank in his CA final exams. He further studied from Yale, Oxford, Princeton universities. Currently, he is a Member of Parliament.

5) Rameshwar Thakur

Rameshwar Thakur is a great source of inspiration for aspiring CAs. He is a senior indian political leader. During 1966-67, he served as the president of ICAI. Moreover, he has served as the Governor of Karnataka, Odisa, Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh.

6) Deepak Parekh

Deepak Parekh is a recipient of Padma Bhushan award by the government of India. He is the Chairman of Housing Development Finance Corporation. He served as executive & non executive director for many companies. He was the first recipient of the Qimpro Platinum Award. He is the youngest recipient of the prestigious Corporate Award for LifeTime Achievement by the Economic Times. The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England awarded him with Outstanding Achievement Award for his excellent contribution in accountancy and finance.

7) Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

Rakesh Jhunjhunwala is the Warren Buffet of India. He is a CA and glorifies this profession really well. India Today described him “pin-up boy of the current bull run”. He is a trader and investor.

8) T.V. Mohandas Pai

Mohandas Pai was the CFO of infosys. He played a crucial role for this company. He worked with Infosys for more than 10 years. He devised the first publicly articulated financial policy for the company in India. Finance Asia awarded him as the “Best CFO in India”.


Every highly aspired notion results into unlimited success. Chartered accounting is just an example here in this write-up. You should choose a career that better suits your skills. The only goal of your life should be achieving success through your continuous efforts.