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Executive Committee

 

CA. Hari Kumar Silwal, President

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 Hari Kumar Silwal, 47 years old, is practicing as a chartered accountant for the last 2 decades now. He is also known as a trainer, teacher, business and ADR consultant, counselor, motivator, educator, researcher and social entrepreneur. He has also served as board member, patron and trustee in various government corporations, social organizations and private companies. He was born and brought up in Chitwan and now lives in Kathmandu. He has taken various trainings form the IIA-USA, Harvard Law School-USA, India, UK and Nepal. He also has following academic qualifications:

ü  LLB

ü  MA-Sociology

ü   M. Com.,(equivalent)

ü   PGD-Counseling Psychology

ü  PGD-Alternative Dispute Resolution

He is a part time/visiting MBA, EMBA and BBA faculty at MAN, KUSOM (Kathmandu University), Ace Institute of Management, KCM, Purbanchal University. He has published various articles in professional, business, lifestyle and spiritual magazines and journals.

Over 2,00,000 people aged 15 to 75 and over 2,000 organizations have benefited from his teaching, training, speaking and counseling. He is member (general/special/life/executive) of various professional bodies and social organizations of Nepal, India, UK and USA. He has widely travelled to more than 60 districts in Nepal and more than 40 countries around the globe. His passion is to handle difficult people and difficult situations, learn new things and share knowledge and experiences. 

CA. Ananda Raj Sharma Wagle, Vice President

 

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Mr. Wagle is qualified as a chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI) in Year 2009 and is a Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN).

 

He has been involved in audit and advisory service as a member in service in a reputed CA firm in Kathmandu for 2 years as an Audit Manager (2009-2011).Since then he has been running a CA firm of its own at Kathmandu and is involved in consulting on business, legal and taxation matters apart from auditing and advisory services.

 

Mr. Wagle, who took membership of ACAN in year 2009, now is a life time member of ACAN. He has also worked as a member of Small & Medium Practitioner\'s Committee in year 2012-13 under ICAN. He has already served his 2 years tenure as Treasurer of ACAN in year 2014-15 and currently elected as Vice President by 30th AGM of ACAN. Mr.Wagle is also the member of Audit Bureau Committee under Press Council of Nepal who is gregarious in nature and committed to serve for professional excellence.

 

CA. Santosh Lamsal, General Secretary

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Mr. Lamsal is Fellow Chartered Accountant Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN) & is the Proprietor of S.L. & Associates, Chartered Accountants. He is a qualified chartered accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal in the year 2009.

Mr. Lamsal has served as a member of Ethics Committee of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (2014-16). He served The Association of Chartered Accountants of Nepal as Executive Member (2013-15).

Mr. Lamsal also served as a member of Sick Industry Financial Analysis Committee under Ministry of Industry.

Mr. Lamsal is currently involved in auditing profession along with resource person for management and accounting training.

 

CA. Durga Prasad Gnawali, Treasurer

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Mr. Durga is Fellow Chartered Accountant Member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN). He started his carrier from M/s Mehra Goel & Co. Chartered Accountants, New Delhi India in the capacity of Audit Manager and currently is practicing chartered Accountant as Partner in M/s NBSM & Associates, Chartered Accountants (An Independent Member firm of GGI).

Mr. Durga has qualified Chartered Accountancy in 2008 from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He also holds M. Com Degree from The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU). He has also qualified the Certificate course on International Taxation in 2014.

Mr. Durga has more than 8 years of experience in providing services of Audit and advisory in the Manufacturing, Construction, Banking, Insurance and allied Sectors. He has also good exposure of DDA,  M & A and International Advisory Services. He also served as Consultant for Insurance Board of Nepal to prepare 5 year Strategic Plan.Mr. Durga has participated in various national and international seminars and has delivered speech on contemporary issues. Mr. Durga currently holds the position of Financial Advisor in Rupandehi Chamber of Commerce, Rupandehi Nepal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CA. Prabin Raj Kafle, Executive Member

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Mr. Kafle is a Chartered Accountant Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN) and also member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He has vast experience in the area of Accounts, Finance and Taxation. He is an all India Merit Rank holder in Professional Examination Course Conducted by ICAI. He is also a bachelor degree holder in commerce.

He has good experience in Management consulting, Internal Audit, Book keeping, Payroll maintenance, data procession etc. He has handled various assignments of Management audits, statutory audit and consultancy across Nepal and India. He conducts various Accounting training courses in different institutions.

He is acting as a resource person and lecturer in different institutions across the country.

Mr. Kafle is the proprietor in P.R.K. Associates. He himself handles the customized professional services in the firm.

CA. Arun Luitel, Executive Member

 

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Mr. Luitel is commerce graduate from Delhi University and a qualified chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI) in Year 2007 and member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN) since 2009.

 

After gaining of post qualification experience in India for two years he has been providing auditing and advisory services in Nepal since 2010 from Arun Luitel & Associates as proprietor and from ABMS & Associates as partner. He is a member in practice and involved in consulting on business, legal and taxation matters apart from auditing and advisory services.

 

Mr. Luitel has served as a member of Small & Medium Practitioner\'s Committee in year 2015-16 under ICAN. He is a member of ACAN since 2012 and now a life time member of ACAN.

 

 CA. Narayan Kandel, Executive Member

 

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Mr. Kandel is Member of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI). He is Chairman of Crest Corporate Business Solutions Pvt Ltd. He is involved in consulting on business, legal and taxation matter. Mr. Kandel is Bachelor Degree holder in  Commerce (A&F) and currently pursuing Bachelor Degree in Law.

 

 

CA. Nirdesh Shrestha, Executive Member

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Mr. Shrestha is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountant of India (ICAI) as well as The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal (ICAN).  He has also completed Bachelor in Commerce (B.COM) from Indira Gandhi National Open University and also currently pursuing Bachelor Degree in Law (LLB) from Tribhuwan University. Mr Shrestha is a Partner in P.J Thapa & Co, Chartered Accountants. 

 

CA. Rajan Adhikari, Executive Member

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Mr. Adhikari has qualified Chartered Accountancy course from “The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India” and also is member of “The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal”. After qualifying as CA in 2011, he was engaged in auditing and allied accounting services through the consultancy firm SRS & Co. as Associate. Now he is proprietor of Rajan Adhikari & Associates. His area of expertise includes: statutory audit, internal audit services and internal control systems, financial management and accounting services, IT Advisory services, and human resource services including capacity building, situational needs assessments, etc. He is continuously contributing to the CA education in Nepal and carries a vast experience of teaching accountancy to the different levels of Chartered Accountancy Course & training to various accountants & entrepreneurs more than over a period of five years. He is also a member of Nepalese Young Entrepreneurs Forum: Chitwan.

CA. Anurag Wagle, Executive Member

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Mr. Wagle is a Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and member of ACAN. He also holds B.Com (A & F) degree from Indira Gandhi National University and also pursuing MA Economics from Tribhuwan University, Nepal.

 

After qualifying as Chartered Accountant, Mr.Wagle was involved in audit and advisory service as Audit Executive in Vaish & Associates, Delhi and as a Senior Associate in CSC & Company, Nepal. In recent past, he was engaged in Clean Energy Development Bank as Head-Finance & Treasury. He is also actively involved as a lecturer to the students of Chartered Accountancy.    

 

CA. Bharat Rijal, Immediate Past President (IPP)

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Mr. Rijal holds a Master’s Degree in Business Studies, Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Management and a Chartered Accountancy Degree. In addition, he holds a Diploma in Electrical Engineering. He is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal, Lifetime member of The Association of Chartered Accountants of Nepal and Certified Public Accountant (CPA) member of The National Board of Accountants and Auditors of Tanzania.

Mr. Rijal has 15+ years’ strong managerial experience in Banking, Telecommunications, Investment and IT industry. Currently he is the Partner of a Chartered Accountants firm and Director at a Business Consulting and Advisory Company, both based in Kathmandu. In his prior positions, he served as Country Manager of Viettel Tanzania (a Tanzania based GSM mobile telecom operator),  CFO of Joint Loyal Singapore, DCFO at Ncell (a leading private sector GSM mobile operator in Nepal) and Branch Manager at Agricultural Development Bank of Nepal. Over the years, he has also provided financial & management consultancy services on FDI management, Due Diligence, Merger & Acquisition and Business Valuation in more than 20 countries around the globe.

Mr. Rijal is the present Council Member and Chairman of IT Committee of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nepal. In past, he also served The Institute as a Council Member (2006-2009) and member of various committees such as Disciplinary Committee, Examination Committee, Education Committee and Audit Committee from time to time. He served The Association of Chartered Accountants of Nepal as President (2013-15), Vice President (2009-2010); Non Resident Nepali Association as ICC Member, Member of the Constitution Amendment Advisory & Rules Formation Committee and President of NCC Tanzania (2012-2013). He was the Member of the Technical Committee formed to implement the Report of High Level Task Force for Revival of Sick Industries, Government of Nepal.

Mr. Rijal has spoken and presented papers at various forums and have penned mainly on FDI and International Taxation. He has devoted substantial time in various training/ seminar/workshop/conference within the country and abroad for professional development in Accounting, Finance, Banking, Taxation, Telecom, Corporate Law, International Trade and Management.