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Mr. Sunil Kumar Gupta is an entrepreneur par excellence, a philanthropist and a great visionary. He is the leader of Indo European Business Forum (IEBF), India; Founder – India Global Chamber of Businesses; Founder Chairman of SARC Associates and SARC Foundation; Expert Member of Northern Railway Audit Advisory Board (constituted by CA&AG); Life Trustee of Rashtriya Antyodaya Sangh, a Public Charitable Trust; Life Member of Delhi & District Cricket Association (DDCA) and National Sports Club of India (NSCI); Advisory Board Member at Raj Luxmi Samvid Gurukulam- Nalagarh, Himachal Pradesh; and a Member of Associated Chamber of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM). He is also a Fellow Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI); Fellow Member of the Indian Council of Arbitration; Full Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (CPA-U). Furthermore, he holds a Certificate in International Taxation from Wien University, Vienna, Austria; and a Post Qualification Diploma in Information Systems Audit from the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Contributions to PSUs and Scheduled Commercial Banks: SARC & Associates (SARC), headed by Mr. Gupta is the Statutory Central Auditor of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) and SBI General Insurance Co Limited and is the Concurrent Auditor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Under the leadership of Mr. Gupta, SARC has successfully carried out the Statutory Audits of various Scheduled Commercial Banks like SBI, PNB, BOB, IOB, Canara, BOI, Corporation Bank etc.
Consultant to other Government Authorities: Mr Gupta advises various Government Authorities including the Northern Railway (NR), Delhi Development Authority, DGH (Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Govt. of India), New Okhla Industrial Development Authority (NOIDA), Greater Noida Industrial Development Authority (GNIDA), Yamuna Expressway Industrial Development Authority (YEIDA) on Income Tax and GST matters.
Other Contributions: He served as the Non-Executive Chairman of National Co-operative Bank Limited, New Delhi for a period of seven years (2000-2007). During his tenure the bank was awarded as the ‘Best Co-operative Bank’, in the year 2006, by the then Chief Minister of Government of Delhi.
Mr. Gupta acknowledges the concept of entrepreneurship as the strongest pillar of an empowered economy. He appeared in two highly recognized and much appreciated business shows, namely, ‘Business Inside’ on DD National (Doordarshan) and ‘Big Business Ideas’ on Zee Business in the year 2017. The shows were centered on educating the youth about the schemes/initiatives of the government as a step towards nation building with focus on the MSME sector, Make in India, Skill India, Start-Up India, Stand-Up India, Mudra Yojana along with Credit Guarantee Fund and many more. The shows garnered more than eight crore viewership during the 104 weeks of telecast and were among the highest TRP rated shows.
As recognition of his business acumen, his analytical and policymaking skills, Mr Gupta has been a part of several international delegations. He accompanied the Honorable Former President of India Ms Pratibha Devi Singh Patil in the business delegations to Seychelles and South Africa to discuss bilateral issues between the two nations. He was also a part of the 21 member delegation from Institute of Chartered Accountant of India to Vienna, Austria in 2011.
In keeping with the spirit of dissemination, Mr Gupta has also authored many books to share the knowledge acquired through his experience:
Mr. Anoop Kumar Sharma is a Partner and Governing Council Member Of SARC & Associates,With Almost two and half decades of experience in various corporate, financial , taxation and project matter. Mr Sharma is an expert in the arena of adult of side government undertaking and VAT/WCT matter. Having addressed a number of seminars and training's organized by various industry chambers , state VAT departments and clients, he has developed a position of repute in his filed. He has also assisted several clients in setting up industrial , commercial and educational institutions from concept to commissioning basis and has vast experience in fund structuring and raising funds for various purposes. He is also know for his credentials in assisting several clients in assurance services , both statutory and internal , as well as income tax survey and search cases.
Mr. Dinesh-Verma is qualified chartered accountant and Fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is a partner and Governing Council Members of SARC & Associates. Dinesh brings forth his over 28 years of experince in various assurance,company law, direct tax areas, transaction advisory services,including statutory and internal audit. He assisted several clients with respect to management consultancy, particularly with respect to enhancement of productivity and cost reduction. he has advised several clients in the fields of contract negotiation and drafting for joint venture and shareholders' agreement.
Dinesh has also appeared on national television Channels such as Aaj Tak,UTV, Head Lines Today and CNBC as budget analyst, as an expert on the programme on Direct tax code, an expert in the programme on Commonwealth Games, as an expert on vote of account on 16 February 2009 and on IPL tax issues during income tax searches. Dinesh's industry exposure includes banking, NBFC , private equity funds, IT , ITES , business IT parks , manufacturing real estate developers, publications , exports , imports ,education ,NGO's , societies , sports association, etc.
Mr. Chandra Sekhar Akula is a qualifies Chartered Accountant, partner and Governing Council member of SARC & Associates. He is also a member of the Board of studies of Andhra University, Andhra Pradesh .
Mr Chandra has over 23 years of experience in various assurance , company law and cost management areas across the business. he has held position of Treasurer for the Southern Indian regional Council of ICWAI and a promoter of Fincon Taxation and Solutions Pvt Ltd, a company having wide range of clientele in various parts of globe, providing services in the area of NRI taxation , investment strategies in India, conduct of due diligence for units in India for investment decision by NRI's , conduct of due diligence for various borrowers on behalf of banks, etc. He has presented papers at seminars on Direct Tax, Service Tax Project finance etc, organized by the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Institute of Auditors of France at Paris on Economic relationship between India and France in 2017".
He has chaired sessions in the seminars organised by different forums such as the institute of Chartered Accountants of India, Department of Commerce, Andhra University and Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India. He has been the key note speaker on national conference organized by the Department of Commerce and Management Studies, Andhra University, on the theme "Corporate Governance".He is also the Hon. President of Swaraj Foundation,the trust working for upliftment of village youth and constructed toilets in several schools, provided drinking water facilities in primary schools, etc.
Mr. Kamal Aggarwal is Chartered Accountant , Partner and Governing council member of SARC & Associates. He is also Direct at Niche Corporate Advisory Private Limited. Kamal has over 28 years of experience in various indirect tax areas across supply chain. He has advised various Indian companies on the indirect tax implications and reviewed financial models in establishing the unit in DTA, EOU, SEZ or Excise Free zones. He has advised with respect to Customs Valuations on their imports from related parties and represented before Special Valuation Branch. Kamal has also assisted a number of companies in VAT and Service Tax Compliance on an all-India basis.He has advised companies in ascertaining the impact of VAT on their costs and pricing as against erstwhile Sales Tax.
He has a vast experience in indirect tax implications of EPC contracts. He has assisted clients with respect to VAT, Customs duty and Service tax on its operation in India. He has conducted a number of due diligence with respect to financial, company law and indirect tax implications in merger, de-merger, takeovers etc. He has addressed a number of seminars and trainings organized by Various industry chambers and clients. He has undertaken various training/coaching sessions of employees/students to address various technical and soft skills.Kamal's industry exposure includes the areas of consumer electronis , FMCG , oil and gas, manufacturing , exports , imports , education etc.
Mr. Rajendra Shankar Bagade is a chartered accountant with Post-Qualification Diploma in information Systems Audit and diploma in IFRS from ACCA, London,He is a partner and Governing Council Member Of SARC & Associates. Rajendra has over 17 years of experience in statutory audit,tax audit , income tax and company law advisory services. He has expertise in the field of IFRS convergence and information system assurance.
Mr. Venkateswara has ample experience of 34 years in various corporate, financial ,taxation and assurance matters. He has assisted several clients in setting up industrial, commercial and educational institutions from concept to commissioning basis. He also has vast experience in financial and banking matters and assisted various clients in fund structuring and raising funds for various purposes. He has assisted several clients in assurance services, both statutory and internal.
Mr. Himmatlal B. Patel has over 15 years experience in various corporate, financial and taxation matters. He has a specialization in Management Consultancy,Project Financing and Secretarial Practice, Mr Patel has conducted lots of Government Audit and PSU Audits. He has also presented papers on seminars organized by different forums on Direct Taxation,Service Tax,etc. He has handled Project financing including Liasioning with bank for Term Loan and Working Capital Procurement/Renewal of Facilities.
Mr. Amish K. Shah is a chartered accountant, Partner and Governing Council Member Of SARC & Associates.Amish has over 15 years of experience in various corporate, financial and taxation matters. He has presented papers on seminars organized by different forums on direct taxation,service tax,etc. He has good exposure of limited reviews, inspection, social audit and tax audit. He has conducted concurrent, statutory audit and revenue audit of various banks. he has handled project financing including liasioning with bank for team loan and working capital procurement and renewal of facilities. He has assisted several clients in assurance services,both statutory and internal .He has vast experience in financial and banking matters and assisted various clients in fund structuring and fund raising for various clients in fund structuring and fund raising for various purposes.He has been consistently giving a quality management and consultancy service to his clients.
Mr. Pankaj sharma has over 32 years of experience in various corporate, financial, taxation and project matters. He has assisted several clients in setting up industrial,commercial and educational institutions from concept to commissioning basis. He also has a vast experience in financial and banking matters and assisted various clients in fund structuring and raising funds for various purposes.
Mr. Ritesh G.Gandhi has over years of experience in various corporate, financial , investment and taxation matters. He has handled Project Financing including Liasioning with Bank for Team Loan and Working Capital procurement/Renewal Facilities. He has conducted lots of Government Audits. He is specialized in Management Consultancy, Investment Planning, Project Financing and Secretarial Practice. He has vast experience in financial and banking matters and assisted various clients in fund structuring and raising funds for various purposes. He also presented papers on seminars organized by different forums on Direct Taxation, Service Tax, etc.
Mr. Prakash P. Jasani qualified as a CPA(USA) and has 12 years of experience in the filed of Taxation, Advisory, Management Services & Consultancy and other allied arenas. He has specialization in field of UK/US Packs, Transfer Pricing, Data migration , Inspection and Special Audit. he has conducted Concurrent and Internal Audit, he has conducted Concurrent and Internal Audit of various banks. He has assisted several clients in assurance services, both statutory and internal. he has addressed number of seminars and tranings organized by various industry chambers and clients.
Mr. Sandeep Garg has over 29 years of experience in various corporate , financial, taxation and project matters.He has assisted several clients in setting up industrial, commercial and educational institutions from concept to commissioning basis. He has vast experience in financial and banking matters and assisted various clients in fund structuring and raising funds for various purposes.
Mrs. Raj Rani Lakra is a qualified Charted Accountant and a fellow Member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. She is a partner in SARC & Associates. Raj Rani has been actively working in the field of Direct taxes, Litigations and Assurance and Advisory services for 12 years. In much less time she has gained vast experience due to her in-depth knowledge of the subject. She has significantly assisted in some of the high-pitch litigation cases in High Court and Supreme Court.
She has been appreciated by the clients for her instrumental role in their tax planing and financial modeling. Adding to her profile, Raj Rani has been working in close coordination with the Government Sector, with respect to their policy framing and transaction advisory. She has been associated with establishment and smooth functioning of many NGO's and fund raising for a number of charitable organization.Lately , she appeared on Zee News as a Budget Analyst and has been invited on the panel of couple of national television channels as a tax Expert. She has been a Part of several seminars and traning's sessions on Direct Taxes.
Mr. Subal Jalan has rich experience in the arena of UK/US Packs, Transfer Pricing, Data Migration and Management Services & Consultancy. He has vast experience in financial and banking matters and assisted various clients in fund structuring and funds rising, for various purposes. Visited Pakistan and Nepal under South Asian Federation of Accounts (SAFA) student exhcange.
Mr. Ranu Gupta is the youngest, dynamic and pro-active member of SARC. He is a Qualified chartered accountant and an Associate member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. He is doing a commendable job for SARC at this young age. he has been actively working in the arena of Direct Taxes and Litigations. He is playing an Important role for a number of Make in India start-ups with respect to their financial planning and management consultancy.
Ranu has been actively working with the India Chapter of IEBF and played a significant role in the success of business partnering conferences of IEBF. He was a part of the SARC delegation that put forth how India is the prime Destination for the angel investors in a conference held at London School of Economics, wherein he was given a token of appreciation for his inspiring speech and motivating the youth.
His contribution in Social Sector has been noteworthy. He has been associated with many NGO's for their fund raising and smooth functioning.
Mr. Chetan G. Thakkar has over 17 years of experience in various corporate,financial,taxation,risk assessment, managment services and consultancy matters. He has a vast exposure in the filed of Limited Reviews, statutory Audit, internal Audit and Tax Audit.
Mr. Sandesh Jaju is a certified Chartered accountant and became the youngest partner of SARC & Associates since December 2018. He first graduated in B.Com(Hons) from Delhi university and then qualified for CFA, USA. Currently pursuing MBL( Masters of business laws) from National Law University, Bangalore.
With an impeccable experience of over 6 years working with one of the most reputed firms in the world; he holds expertise in the matters of Accounting & Assurance services, Accounting Standards & Auditing Standards consultancy and Valuation. He also carries valuable exposure to giants operating in Infrastructure, Logistics, Agriculture, Telecom, Banking & Finance, Oil & Gas, Government deparments & Corporations, Energy and Hospitality.
He is based in Delhi and has a keen interest in the stock markets.
Mr. Shambhu Nath is a Qualified Chartered Accountant. He has 7 years experience in statutory audit, tax audit, income tax etc. He has been a part of several seminars and training sessions.