Padma Shri (CA) T N Manoharan was born in April 1956 in a freedom fighter's family with agricultural background. He obtained a post graduate degree in Commerce from Sri Venkateshwara University and a law degree from Madras Law College. He became a Chartered Accountant in 1983 and set up his public practice in the same year. He is the founding partner of the accounting firm Manohar Chowdhry & Associates, Chennai. He was elected to the central council of ICAI in 2001 and its Vice President in 2005. He remained as a Central Council Member till 2007. He has also chaired various committees of the Institute. In 2006, he was elected as the President of the ICAI.
Although it seems to be a script of Bollywood movie, but this is the real life story of Mr.Radhe Shyam Agarwal. He is a Chartered Accountant, Company Secretary, LLB and a Master Degree holder in Commerce. From a very humble beginning and with very limited resources, Agarwal has driven the Emami with exceptional and extra ordinary skills to make the company reach its present stage. Considered as a present day Management Guru who is innovative, an administrator par excellence and possessor of great consumer insight and far sight.
"We don't think of success or failure, they are just phases.”
This is one of the sayings of the renowned personality, Kumar Mangalam Birla, an industrialist and one of the richest men in India.
Kumar Mangalam Birla, born on 14th June, 1967, is the chairman of the Aditya Birla Group. This group the 3rd largest business house in India. Kumar Mangalam belongs to the 4th generation of the Birla family. The illustrious family belongs to Rajasthan, one of the cultural states of India. Kumar’s childhood was spent in Kolkata and Mumbai. After his B.Com from University of Bombay and CA from ICAI, he went to London for an MBA degree from London Business School.
The degree of a chartered accountant is one of the most prestigious degrees in the world. It is not easy to become a chartered accountant considering the difficult courses and examinations that he is supposed to undergo. In fact a chartered accountant is considered to be a cut above the other accountants as he has completed a rigorous two years post graduate program along with the work experience at the same time while pursuing his studies. The chartered accountant is the most in demand finance professional in the world today.