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Remembering Dr. Jagan Mohan Rao with fondness and respect

Remembering Dr. Jagan Mohan Rao with fondness and respect

Dear friends and family of Dr. Jagan Mohan Rao:


It is with deep sadness that I write to you today, mourning the loss of our dear friend and colleague, Jagan. His sudden passing leaves a void in the hearts of all who affectionately knew him, but his memory will forever remain as a constant friend, a gentle guiding light, and a champion for excellence.


I, Suryanarayana SV, had the privilege of knowing Jagan for over three decades, first as a fellow member of the Hyderabad Chapter of ICSI in 1991 and later as a friend and confidante. Throughout our journey together, I consistently witnessed his gentle nature, his unwavering commitment to neutrality, fairness, and a smile that could put anyone at ease.


While Jagan enjoyed the spotlight, his primary driving force was his passionate dedication to the institute and the profession. His positions in life weren't merely titles; they were platforms for Jagan to tirelessly advocate for the profession, elevate its standards, and inspire young minds.


He had a twinkle in his eye, a playful spirit, a genuine zest for life, and  finding joy in the simplest things. He loved networking, connecting with people, and building bridges. It was a chance to learn, laugh, and feel his unwavering optimism rub off on you.


His books, "Company Secretary Corporate Governance and Sundarakanda" and "Company Secretary Corporate Governance and Bhagavad Gita," stand as testaments to his intellectual depth and spiritual connection. I, along with many others, urge Jagan's family to consider making these works available online, ensuring his wisdom continues to illuminate our lives.


Jagan Mohan Rao leaves a void within the ICSI family and within each of our hearts. He was a rare gem, a beacon of ethical leadership, and a friend who always had a kind word and a smile ready.


Today, we not only mourn his loss but also celebrate his extraordinary life. Let us continue to carry his legacy within us, striving for excellence, fostering genuine connections, and radiating the warmth that so beautifully defined him.


May his soul find eternal peace, and may his memory be a blessing to us all.

With deepest condolences,


Suryanarayana SV

Former Chairman (1996), Hyderabad Chapter of ICSI

 Late CS DR. JAGAN MOHAN RAO, FCS, Past President, ICSI

(20.12.1955 - 04.01.2024) 


Dear Member, 


We regret the sad demise of CS DR. JAGAN MOHAN RAO GARU (FCS-1906), Past President, ICSI on 04th January, 2024 due to Cardiac arrest. 


He was Past President, ICSI (2001) and senior Fellow Member of the ICSI Hyderabad Chapter.


The entire CS fraternity is deeply indebted to the contribution made by him to the Institute and Profession as Past President of the Institute, and during his term only the “National Award for Excellence in Corporate Governance” was launched, First Secretarial Standard was released. Apart from that he was also instrumental in elevating all the facets of the profession at every forum wherever possible, since he also held the positions of  

  1. Past President – South Asian Federation of Accountants (SAFA).  

  2. Past Central Council Member – the Institute of Cost Accountants of India, a National Public Autonomous body under an Act of Parliament 

  3. Past Member – International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) Committee on Professional Accountants in Business (PAIB) 

  4. Has been Member of the National Advisory Committee on Accounting Standards, (NACAS) Government of India – 2001-2002 and Member of Accounting Standards Board of SEBI 


To offer prayer for the soul to rest in peace and to condole with his family and friends, a 'condolence meeting' is being organized on Tuesday, 16th January, 2024 at 6:00 PM at ICSI Hyderabad Chapter, ICSI CCGRT-Hyderabad Building, Survey No.1, IDA, Genpact Road, Near Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple, Uppal, Hyderabad. 


Your presence is solicited. 


Thanks & Regards, 


CS Tangirala Lalitha Devi


ICSI-Hyderabad Chapter 

ICSI CCGRT-Hyderabad Building  

Survey No.1, IDA, Genpact Road 

Uppal, Hyderabad 

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