INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED ACCOUNTANTS OF INDIA
A Chartered Accountant by qualification, CA M N Pai has been associated with the ICAI (Institute of Chartered Accountants of India) as member since 1992 .
At the Mangalore Branch of ICAI he entered the Managing Committee of the Branch as its secretary in 2001. In the year 2003 he was elected as the Chairman, of the Mangalore Branch of ICAI which covered the Chartered Accountants of Mangalore, Kasargod, Kahangad, Udupi, Puttur, Sulia. He introduced special programs to increase computer proficiency among CA students. In the year 2003 “The National level seminar on Fiscal and Allied Laws “ was conducted for the very first time in Mangalore.
During his Chairmanship M N Pai was also involved in the overall development of its members by conducting Seminars, Conferences, Workshops, Study circles for the students by organising coaching/training classes.
M N Pai is one of the specialists in a team of 8 specialists chosen from all over India to design and develop the soft skills and life skills course for CA students named General Management & Communication Skills(GMCS2).
In 2009, under his guidance and leadership soft skill trainings as GMCS (General Management and Communication Skills) and Orientation courses were initiated at Mangalore Branch of ICAI. These courses train nearly 1000 CA students every year. M N is the Chief facilitator for the these Orientation and General Management & Communication Skills course for the CA students at Shimoga and Kannur as well .
In the year 2011, he was the driving force to start ProAct Toastmasters focusing on the development of communication and leadership skills for the Chartered Accountants community.