Committee on Information Technology

Mission


The mission of the committee is to lead digital transformation of the accountancy profession in the SAFA region by developing and disseminating best practices and resources on emerging technologies.

Objectives
1. To undertake an initial survey within the member bodies of the SAFA Region for stimulating discussion about a broad range of emerging and converging technologies and their potential impact on accounting and assurance.
2. To develop an appropriate strategy on competency development of members in digital area for assessing their current digital competence and also encouraging them to move to the next level.
3. To encourage research among members of the SAFA Member bodies on developing position papers on emerging technologies like, blockchain, cybersecurity, data analytics, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, etc.
4. To encourage adoption of digital technologies in finance function by accountants in SAFA region and thereby leverage on global digital economic ecosystem.
5. To develop a framework of good governance in adoption of digital technologies in professional work by accountants.
6. To arrange for regional programmes in the SAFA Region for taking the pulse of the challenges accountancy profession faces in digital era, and making the profession digital ready.
7. To train and encourage members in using Audit tools and techniques

Committee Members

Sl.No.Member BodyMember
1ICA IndiaCA. Manu Agarwal(Chairman)
2ICA India CA. Dayaniwas Sharma
3ICA BangladeshMr. Gopal Chandra Ghosh
4ICMA BangladeshMr. Md. Munirul Islam FCMA
5ICA India
(erstwhile ICWAI)
CMA Ashwinkumar Gordhanbhai Dalwadi
6ICA NepalCA. Jagannath Upadhyay Niraula
7ICA PakistanMr. Muhammad Ali Latif
8CA Sri LankaMr. Tishan Subasinghe

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