CA. GOPAL KRISHNA RAJU (36) is a practicing Chartered Accountant from Chennai. He is a partner of M/s K.GOPAL RAO & COMPANY, Chartered Accountants, Chennai. He hails from a family of Chartered Accountants. His Father (CA K.GOPAL RAO), Mother (CA B.MEERAGOPALAN) & Younger Brother (CA MADAN GOPAL NARAYANAN) all are Practicing Chartered Accountants.
He got elected for the First Time to the Southern India Regional Council of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (SIRC of ICAI) for the three-year term 2010-2013.
Year & Position
2010-2011 Chairman of Direct Taxes Committee and Regional Library Committee, SIRC-ICAI
2011-2012 Chairman of Information Technology Committee and Committee for Banking, Insurance and Pension, SIRC-ICAI
An Associate member of The Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India (ICWAI) with all India rank in intermediate examination.
An Associate member of The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI).
Post-Graduate Diploma holder in Operation Research from Pondicherry (Central) University
Post-Graduate Diploma holder in Financial Management from Pondicherry (Central) University
Qualified Information Systems Auditor (ISA) from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
Qualified Part I of Post Qualification Course in International Trade Laws and World Trade Organisation (DITL) from The Institute of Chartered Accountants of INDIA
Has completed his M.PHIL in Management from Tamilnadu open university
He holds eight NSE’s certification in Financial Markets (NCFM) from National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSEIL) viz. Capital Market (Dealers), Derivatives Markets (Dealers), Securities Market (Basic), FIMMDA-NSE Debt Market (Basic) Modules, Commodity Market, AMFI-Mutual Funds (Basic), AMFI-Mutual Funds (Advisors) and Corporate Governance Modules
He has authored two books. “Standard Costing & Variance Analysis” for Professional Students released in June 2001. “First Lessons in Information Technology” for CA students released in January 2006 and Second edition in December 2007 by Snow White Publishers, Mumbai.
His passion is Teaching Information Technology, Finance & Taxation. He is a visiting/guest Faculty for numerous Institutions, Corporates and B-Schools including:
1. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
2. The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI)
3. The Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI)
4. Regional Training Institute of Indian Audit & Accounts Department (RTI – IAAD) & Member Audit Board
5. Regional Training Institute of National Academy of Direct Taxes (RTI – NADT)
A passionate writer on taxation in numerous journals and newspapers, he can be reached at email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org. His blog space is http://www.gkr8164.blogspot.com/