Bengaluru, Oct 1 (PTI) Former ICAI president Uttam Prakash Agarwal has joined NBFC-P2P lending major PaisaDukan as independent director.Also Read - Bank of India Recruitment 2021: Apply For 21 Posts of Support Staff at bankofindia.co.in, Check Application Last Date, Other Details Here

Agarwal has accepted to join the company as an independent director, PaisaDukan said in a statement Monday. Also Read - Supreme Court Gives Nod to Conduct CA Exams 2021 From Monday; Final Order Tomorrow | Highlights

PaisaDukan was the first new entrants to receive the Certificate of Registration from Reserve Bank of India in May 2018 to operate as NBFC-P2P company, it said. Also Read - ICAI CA Exam 2021: SC Adjourns Hearing Till Tomorrow On Plea Seeking Postponement, Opt-Out Option

Agarwal was elected as one of the youngest presidents of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) for 2009-10, the company said.

He had played a key role in resolving and bringing auditors, who were involved in the ‘Satyam scam’, to task.

Commenting on Agarwal’s appointment, PaisaDukan founder and CMD Rajiv Ranjan said with his joining, the company now boasts of having the strongest board with cumulative experience of more than 200 years.

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