Southern India Regional Council of
The Institute of Chartered Accountants Of India
(Setup by an Act of Parliament)


Chairman Profile


CA. Cotha S. SrinivasCA. Cotha S. Srinivas is a B.Com graduate from Bangalore University and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and also a member of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India. He is practicing as a Chartered Accountant in Bangalore.

CA. Cotha S. Srinivas was Chairman of Southern India Chartered Accountants Students Association (SICASA) Bangalore branch for the year 2002-03. Apart from other programs, he conducted Regional Students conference “YUKTHI”. In his tenure Bangalore Branch received the best branch award for the activities of SICASA from SIRC.

CA. Cotha S. Srinivas has served as Treasurer, Secretary and Vice Chairman of Bangalore Branch of SIRC of ICAI. During the year 2009-10 he served the branch as its Chairman. Bangalore Branch is the largest branch in India. As a Brand Building exercise, he introduced the concept of Bag for all students attending IPCC Orientation at Bangalore Branch which is still continued and over 10,000 students have benefited. Lot of Infrastructure developments were undertaken during the year. Study Circle meetings were conducted at Bangalore South apart from conducting the same two days a week at branch premises. Weekly workshop concepts were introduced. Mega conferences like “SANGAMA” and “VYVIDYAMAYA” were conducted. During this year the branch was adjudged the best branch of SIRC.

CA. Cotha S. Srinivas is presently the Regional Council Member for the term 2016-19. He got elected to the Regional Council for the term 2016-19 with highest number of votes. He has served various committees of SIRC as its Chairman and Member. He has served as the Chairman of SICASA, SIRC during the year 2011-12. During his tenure, he has organized various programs for the benefit of students, many student speakers were introduced. Games, Cultural Programs, Industrial Visits were organized. Two days conference was organized for students on International Taxation. Icing on the cake was organizing “UDAAN” a national convention for students at Bangalore.

CA. Cotha S Srinivas, as a member of SIRC has brought in many initiatives, which include conducting ARRC, Annual Regional Residential Course on International Taxation and was successful in conducting three ARRC’s on International Taxation. He organized Regional Level Inter-state cricket tournament for members. He was coordinator of “VISHWAS” - 44th Regional Conference of SIRC.

CA. Cotha S Srinivas, is presently serving as the Chairman of SIRC for the year 2017-18, He was Vice-chairman of SIRC for the year 2016-17, He served as Secretary of SIRC during the year 2014-15.

He prepared “Concept Paper” on Coaching Classes as chairman of Academic Advisory Group. He was instrumental in developing “Digital Project” for SIRC.

Improvised IVR System for members and students is made available in 6 languages. Infrastructure development at SIRC was undertaken.

Presented papers at various study circles meetings, workshops, seminars & conferences on topics covering Direct Tax & International Taxation;

Visiting Faculty at ICAI Bangalore;

Authored a Book named “CA Refrencer for Chartered Accountants” which was released by Bangalore Branch of ICAI as Study Circle Series Booklet;

Keen follower and player of Cricket;

Life member of Karnataka State Chartered Accountants Association;

Life Member of Bombay Chartered Accountants Society;

Founder of Group Dynamics a study group on International Taxation at Bangalore & Chennai.