Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address conclave of accountants in Delhi today

Edited By: Bharat Sharma WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Published: Nov 21, 2019, 10.23 AM(IST)

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The theme of the conclave is "Transforming Audit and Assurance in a Digital World"

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address the Accountants General and Deputy Accountants General Conclave in Delhi today.

Additionally, he will also unveil a statue of Mahatma Gandhi before his speech.

The theme of the conclave is "Transforming Audit and Assurance in a Digital World".

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"Panel discussions and group discussions are to be held to discuss ways to transform the department into a technology-led organisation, given how Government is increasingly being data-driven in today's fast-changing policy and governance environment," read an official statement.

It is being held to consolidate experience and learning, and chart out the path of Indian Audit and Accounts Department for the next few years.

"Efforts are also on to institutionalize knowledge base, leverage IT-based platform to curate knowledge resources and develop anytime, anywhere learning and IT-based toolkits for auditors. In the last few years the Indian Audit and Accounts Department has moved towards transforming audit to meet challenges in the new age, technology-driven India," the statement added.

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