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Global Business School & Research Centre

VAC_KONA KONA SHIKSHA- A FINANCIAL LITERACY PROGRAMME FEB 2022

Thursday, February 03, 2022 - Saturday, February 05, 2022 |Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidhyapeeth’s Global Business School & Research Centre, Pune |Events


NISM, an educational unit of SEBI, conducted a value added course of 10 hours on "Kona Kona Shiksha- a Financial Literacy Programme" under the aegis of Kotak Securities Limited for F.Y., S.Y. and T.Y.BBA students of Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidhyapeeth’s Global Business School & Research Centre on the 3rd, 4thand 5th of February 2022.

Known as Kona Kona Shiksha, it is aimed at promoting financial inclusion for all sections of society. The essence of this course was to create an awareness to the investment in securities market and analyse the risk involved. It was also intended to sensitize the career opportunity.

Each of the three days of the 10-hour online course was divided into pre and post lunch sessions of 1.5 hours each, followed by question and answer sessions. Dr. Ravi Ahuja was the resource person for all of the sessions while Dr.Jayashree Patole, Dr.Shailendrakumar Kale and Prof.Indrajeet Kole coordinated the sessions.

On First day of the session i.e.3rd February 2022, Dr.Ravi Ahuja presented a day-long session on financial investment opportunities, investment, future financial planning, earning money and compound investment, or small investing schemes, and various interest rates. He also demonstrated how to visit an actual RBI website.

In the second day of this session, sir talked about risks at various stages of life, the role of security markets, the importance of KYC, the Indian capital market, and brokers and anchor investors. He also discussed IPOs and offer sales, start-up funds, etc.

Ravi Ahuja sir gave a summary of mutual funds and showed various videos related to them on the third day of the session. On the last day of the course, an online MCQ based exam was conducted to evaluate the students. Study materials were emailed to all participants. Based on performance in the examination e-certificates were issued to all eligible students by NISM.

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