Workshop On Accounts – Women Empowerment Program – 9th June 2016.

A Workshop was conducted on 9th June 2016 to update the Directors, the Finance Managers, Programme Co-ordinators & Accountants of the 14 Diocesan Social Service Societies in Karnataka State on the procedures of accounting and book keeping for the project, Women Empowerment Program supported by Misereor, Germany.

Rev. Fr. Sebastian Fernandes, Director, KROSS welcomed Mr. Prakash Rao, Partner, M/s A. R. Rao & Rajan and his staff Ms. Gouthami, the Directors & Staff of the DSSSs and impressed upon them the need for following the accounting procedure as laid down in the guidelines of Misereor.

Mr. Prakash then explained in detail the manner in which Misereor expects the beneficiary to maintain the accounts as the funds come from the Government and there is a stringent check to see that there is absolutely no chance for any misuse. All the queries raised were answered and the participating accountants were fully satisfied and assured that the accounts would be maintained as directed with all necessary supporting documents.

Mr. Richard Martis, Manager-Finance, KROSS presented the format prescribed by Misereor for submission of accounts which had to be duly certified by the Auditor and clarified any doubts raised and requested all the 14 Diocesan Partners to see that the accounts are submitted in the required format and informed that the accounts are to reach KROSS well within the date fixed.

Rev. Fr. Richard Pais, Designate Director, SMSSS proposed the vote of thanks.