Regional Council Website of ICAI
Short Name Description Website URL
ICAI Institute of Chartered Accountants of India http://www.icai.org/
SIRC Southern India Regional Council http://www.sircoficai.org
WIRC The Western India Regional Council http://www.wirc-icai.org/
NIRC Northern India Regional Council http://www.nirc-icai.org/
CIRC Central India Regional Council http://www.circ-icai.org/
EIRC Eastern India Regional Council http://www.eircindia.org/
International Accounting
Short Name Description Website URL
IFAC International Federation of Accountants http://www.ifac.org/
IASB International Accounting Standards Board http://www.iasb.org.uk/
CAPA Confederation of Asian and Pacific Accountants http://www.capa.com.my/
SAFA South Asian Federation of Accounta http://www.esafa.org/
Institutions
Short Name Description Website URL
ICWAI The Institute of Cost & Works Accountants of India http://www.myicwai.com/
ICSI The Institute of company Secretaries of India http://www.icsi.edu/
Ministries Departments
Short Name Description Website URL
MOF Ministry of Finance http://www.finmin.nic.in
MOC Ministry of Commerce http://www.commin.nic.in
MIT Ministry of Information Technology http://www.mit.gov.in
MLJ Ministry of Law & Justice http://www.lawmin.nic.in
MEA Ministry of External Affairs http://www.mea.gov.in
MPNA Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas http://www.petroleum.nic.in
PC Planning Commission http://www.planningcommission.nic.in
DGFT Directorate General of Foreign Trade http://www.dgft.delhi.nic.in
BICP Bureau of Industrial Costs and Prices http://www.tc.nic.in
Income Tax
Short Name Description Website URL
CBDT Central Board of Direct Taxes http://finmin.nic.in/cbdt
ITD,New Delhi Income Tax Department, New Delhi http://incometaxdelhi.nic.in
ITD,Mumbai Income Tax Department, Mumbai http://incometaxmumbai.nic.in
Central Excise
Short Name Description Website URL
CBEC Central Board of Excise & Customs http://finmin.nic.in/cbec
SEBI
Short Name Description Website URL
SEBI Securities and Exchange Board of India http://www.sebi.gov.in
RBI
Short Name Description Website URL
RBI Reserve bank of India http://www.rbi.org.in
Company Affairs
Short Name Description Website URL
MCA Ministry of Company Affairs http://www.mca.gov.in
Stock Exchanges
Short Name Description Website URL
NSDL National Securities Depository Ltd. http://www.nsdl.co.in
NSE National Stock Exchange http://www.nse-india.com
BSE Bombay Stock Exchange http://www.bseindia.com
CM Capital Market http://www.capitalmarket.com
COMMERCIAL TAXES DEPARTMENT
Short Name Description Website URL
KL Kerala – Commercial Taxes Department http://kerala.gov.in/
TN Tamilnadu – Commercial Taxes Department http://www.tnsalestax.gov.in/ newindex.html
KA Karnataka – Commercial Taxes Department http://ctax.kar.nic.in/
AP Andhra Pradesh – Commercial Taxes Department http://www.apcommercialtaxes.gov.in/
Others
Short Name Description Website URL
CSO Central Statistical Organisation http://mospi.nic.in
NCTI National Centre for Trade Information http://www.ncti-india.com
BES Budget and Economic Survey http://www.indiabudget.nic.in
IC ndia Code (containing all Central Government statutes) http://pib.nic.in
UBS Union Budget Speeches http://meadev.nic.in/speeches/
budget-2001-a.htm
IIIO India’s Infrastructure : Investment Opportunities http://iic.nic.in/vsiic/iic3_a.htm
TM Toastmasters http://www.toastmasters.org