ICAB opens digital library to ease learning CA students


Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB) on Wednesday formally opened it’s digital library  with an aim to help CA students gaining knowledge on diversified CA issues digitally.

The inaugural ceremony took place on Wednesday by using Zoom app.

Mohibul Hassan Chowdhoury, MP Deputy Minister, Ministry of Education attended the inaugural ceremony as chief guest. 

MahmudulHasanKhusru FCA, President of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh (ICAB), delivered address of welcome. Abdul kaderJoaddar FCA, Vice President -ICAB delivered a brief note on the automation activities of ICAB. ICAB chief executive officer Shubhashish Bose delivered introductory remarks while Vice President SidharthaBarua FCA delivered the closing remarks.

While addressing, Deputy Minister said the government is planning to formulate the ‘Bangladesh Qualification Framework’ to align the English medium qualifications, technical qualifications with the regular academic qualifications in the country. 

Expressing hope to work with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Bangladesh he said, ICAB may come up with the proposal to have the equivalency degree of CA qualification in a joint collaboration with the university under University Grant Commission(UGC).

 Chartered Accountants may engage in academic deliberations in classroom of universities so that students can get in-depth knowledge in the subject covering technical aspects.

He said, people can store their required information in  personal computer storage and can use again. Later the Deputy Minister inaugurated the Digital Library and Automation of Library Management System of ICAB.

ICAB President MahmudulHasanKhusru FCA said, ICAB installed Integrated Library Management software ‘koha’ to automate the typical procedure of the Library such as acquisition, cataloguing, circulation, serial control and reporting and also Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC) for users.

Describing the features of ICAB digital library he said, D-space (Institutional Repository Management Software) of the library will collect, store and disseminate all the publications published by ICAB to the users digitally.