ZEEL president - Legal & Regulatory Affairs, Mr. Avnindra Mohan conferred prestigious "CA Distinguished Achiever - 2017" Award by ICAI

MUMBAI: Mr. Avnindra Mohan, President – Legal & Regulatory Affairs, Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd has been selected as the winner of the prestigious award in the category “CA Distinguished Achiever-2017” for exceptional performances and achievements by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. In a glittering award ceremony held on 19th January 2018 at Nehru Centre, Worli, Mumbai, Shri Suresh Prabhu, Hon’ble Minister of Commerce & Industry presented the said award to Mr. Mohan in the presence of CA Nilesh Vikamsey – President of ICAI and CA Naveen N.D. Gupta, Vice President of ICAI.

Speaking on the occasion Shri Suresh Prabhu said that Indian economy is on a fast track growth path and is likely to be of the size 5 trillion dollar in the near future. Dwelling further he pointed out that out of this 5 trillion dollar, approx. 60% i.e. 3 trillion dollar is likely to be the share of service sector and that Chartered Accountants can play a key role in achieving the same. He urged the CA fraternity to be a part of this growth story by  providing its inputs and expertise in policy making and ensuring regulatory compliances, thereby contributing and catalyzing the entire development process. 

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) is the apex body of Chartered Accountants in India.  Every year the institute awards Chartered Accountants who excel in their respective fields.  The awardee(s) are selected by a high profile independent jury. This year the jury was headed by Mr. Ajay Piramal, the noted industrialist and consisted of various other eminent persons.

An alumni of IIM-Kozhikode, Mr. Mohan is a Chartered Accountant, Law Graduate (LLB), PGDBM & Chartered Financial Analyst. In a career spanning over 34 years, he has served with various reputed companies and multi-national organizations. He is actively interacting with various Trade bodies, Associations such as FICCI, ASSOCHAM, etc., Regulatory Authorities (TRAI) & Ministries viz. Ministry of Information & Broadcasting, Ministry of Finance and Ministry of Commerce (DIPP) on various industry-related issues such as Content Piracy, Broadcasting Treaties, IPRs, Copyrights, Content Code for Broadcasters, International Taxation, etc. He has been representing Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) in the discussions relating to WIPO & WTO treaties for Broadcasting Sector. He is also a member of Legal Committee of Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF).

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