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This Jalandhar institute organises a workshop on ‘Financial Literacy’

At the 2-day workshop, the expert explains the basics of investments and financial education.



The Finance Club of Apeejay Institute of Management & Engineering Technical Campus (AIMETC), Jalandhar, in collaboration with the National Institute of Securities Market recently organised a two-day workshop on “Financial Literacy” for the final year students of B.Com, BBA and MBA.

The aim of this workshop was to promote financial awareness among the students. The interactive workshop included 8 sessions on various topics related to investments and financial education.

Mr. Nagesh Kumar, CS, CFA, CMA (Inter), and Ms. Anita Saini, securities market trainer with SEBI, Resource person for PRFDA, NISM, NCFE, & NCDEX guided students about various career opportunities in the securities market.

The session began with a pre-quiz, followed by an informative presentation on financial planning. All the basics of how to manage finances, what is the preferred age to start investing, and how to deal in the securities market were discussed. The session ended with multiple queries from the students regarding the various investment alternatives.

On the second day, the expert discussed the basics of the mutual funds market with the necessary precautions to be taken while entering this market.

It was followed by a quiz on the understanding of the sessions. Based on the results, all the participants present in the workshop scored more than 65%, and received a certificate of achievement amongst which Rohan Mahajan of MBA, Semester 4 scored 90%.

The event was sponsored by Kotak Securities under its ‘KONA KONA SHIKSHA PROJECT’.

Dr. Anu Sahi, Convenor of Finance Club, Ms. Hardeep Kaur, Coordinator of Finance Club, and student coordinators of Finance Club organised this impactful and knowledgeable workshop.

Lastly, Dr. Rajesh Bagga, Director of AIMETC, appreciated the initiative of finance club members and encouraged the students to participate more in such extra-curricular workshops for their holistic development.

While expressing his views on the informative session, Dr Bagga said, “Students should take benefits from such workshops as these provide experiential learning to them.”

Divya is a Correspondent at Apeejay Newsroom. She has a degree of Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication. She was a former sub-editor at News 24. Her passion for writing has always contributed to her professional and personal growth.