Our Founder: Late Shree G.D. Apte.

Founded in the 1930's by the Late Shri G.D. Apte, we are one of the oldest and reputed firms in Pune, having offices at Pune, Mumbai and Bengaluru.

GDA offers a plethora of Assurance and Advisory Services to a multitude of sectors such as Banking & Finance, Insurance and Manufacturing etc. from large to medium and small corporates as well as individual clients. We are empanelled with:

  • Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG)
  • Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
  • Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
  • Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority (IRDA)

In accordance with the ICAI Regulations, Chartered Accountancy firms have to undergo a "Peer Review" once in three years, the object being ensuring compliance with the Technical Standards and adequacy of proper systems including documentation for maintaining the quality of the attestation services work they perform.

The firm has been peer reviewed thrice in the years 2006-07 and 2008-09 and 2010-11.

As an additional Quality Assurance, the firm has voluntarily introduced an External Quality Assessment to be done on continuing basis.

The firm is also compliant with the Standard on Quality Control (SQC) and has appointed the ensuing persons for the respective leadership responsibilities:

  • CEO: CA. Dilip Dixit
  • Board of Managing Partners:
    1. CA. DIlip Dixit
    2. CA. Dhananjay Chinchwadkar
    3. CA. Prakash Kulkarni
  • Operational head for Quality Control: Mr.Umesh Abhyankar (Partner)
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"To offer consistent, customized and workable solutions to clients and strive to support our services with the highest level of professionalism, efficiency and technology".

At GDA, we focus on providing professional services par excellence with high integrity and ethical sanctification. Imbibing the goal of client satisfaction into our work culture, GDA has always strived to add value to the client requisites by taking on challenges through knowledge based pragmatism.

The synergy contributed by the team work of the members of GDA has contributed to the consistent milestones that are being achieved by the firm.

GDA offers diverse work opportunities and a steep learning curve to its members. The professional approach without the dearth of a personal touch has contributed to relationship building with our clients as well as our members.

The energy, integrity and enthusiasm has carried on the baton of GDA for the past 75 years and more and would continue to do so for the decades to come.

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GDA Trustee ship Limited.


GDA Trusteeship Ltd. was promoted by G.D. Apte & Co. to offer professional services in the fields of "

  • Debenture Trusteeship
  • Management of Private Gratuity, Provident & Superannuation Funds
  • Vending of Digital Signatures


GDA Management Consulting Pvt. Limited


GDA Management Consulting Pvt. Ltd., the latest venture of GDA offers management consulting services for corporates in the field of Restructuring (Corporate, Debt, Mergers and Acquisitions), Valuations (Business, brands, other Intangibles) and other Advisory services.


GDA Forensics Pvt. Ltd.


Keeping in mind the latest global trends, GDA’s affiliate, GDA Forensics offers services in Fraud and Risk management (FRM), Entity Level policies and information security services.

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Latest Events

  • Inauguration of new premises
    GDA and its affiliates recently moved into the new premises “GDA House”, located at Bhusari Colony, Paud Road. The inauguration…
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  • Manthan
    Every year, GDA organizes an informational platform for discussion on 'the year that was', 'the road ahead' and other work…
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  • GDA Pulse
    In the month of April 2012, GDA launched “GDA Pulse”, a monthly internal newsletter which includes articles contributed by the…
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