He is the dynamic Central Council Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, elected to the Central Council of ICAI for the year 2016-19 from the Northern India Region. He is also nominated Central Council Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). Besides practicing Chartered Accountant, he is also a Qualified CS & CMA (Inter), prior to that he completed his graduation from the prestigious college Ravenshaw College, Cuttack, Odisha.
Presently, he is the Chairman of the Committee on Capital Market and Investors Protection. He is also the Vice Chairman of Committee for Members in Entrepreneurship and Public Service and Committee for Professional Accountants in Business & Industry for the year 2018-19. He also served as Vice Chairman of the Committee for Capacity Building of Members in Practice (CCBMP), Committee on Accounting Standards for Local Bodies & Committee for Members in Entrepreneurship and Public Service of ICAI for the year 2017-18. Earlier he also served as Vice Chairman of the Committee for Professional Accountants in Business & Industry and erstwhile Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility in the year 2016-17. Further, he has also effectively served the cause of accountancy profession as a member of various ICAI standing committees like Finance & Examination Committee and most of the Non Standing Committees during his tenure as Council Member so far. He also worked as a Member Of Companies Law Committee Worked With J.J.Irani Committee For Companies Act.
First time elected for NIRC of ICAI in year 2007-2010 and subsequently in the year 2010-2013. Served the profession as Chairman for NIRC of ICAI for the year 2011-2012, elected as Vice Chairman Of NICASA from 1996 to 1998 during the Student stint.
He also actively involved in politics as Leader of ABVP from 1989 to 1994 worked in State of Odissa, Student Leader of Ravenshaw College, Biggest College of Odissa. Convener of Anti Mandal Commission Movement Of Whole Orissa in 1990, Worked With Sawdesi Jagran Manch at different level from 2002 to 2010, National Convener of Chartered Accountant Cell of Bharatiya Janata Party from 2010 to 2013. Was Co ordinating all Trust’s of Party in whole Country at National Level and he is commonly seen in news channel for representing BJP.
Further, he involved in Social Sectors i.e. running Drug Rehabilitation Centre in name of ANKUSH (Which is privileged to make hundreds of persons nashamukt mainly children found in stations), patron of Film & Theatre Society (Biggest theatre group of Delhi, working in jhuggis & janta colonies and among under privileged society to teach them acting, painting, photography, singing, dancing so they can make this as there carrier and earn their livelihood) & Founder Member Of a NGO PragtiPathik Society which is working on teaching downtrodden in computer, stitching, handicraft making & carrying programme of deshbhakti. He is Patron/Founder of several NGOs and he is also office bearer/trustee in renowned social organization in Delhi.
As an avid academic, CA. Sharma has addressed and contributed to numerous national and international seminars and conferences on the issues of professional interest. He is also a regular speaker in various platforms of Political Forum & Electronic Media. He writes columns/articles in various magazines and newspapers.