National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL) announced the launch of a special campaign ‘Chalo, School Chale’ to reach out to school students across Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Delhi, Guwahati, Kolkata, Mangaluru, Sindhudurg and Thane. The program was initiated from Agarkar Night School and Worli Night School in Mumbai and will be taken to semi-urban areas like Shahapur, Palghar, followed by other cities.
Under this campaign, NSDL will provide school kit to less privileged students to fulfil the basic educational needs. The kit has been specially designed by NSDL to suit the needs of students between standard 1 to 10. It includes essential items such as school bag, notebooks, compass box, pencils etc.
NSDL (www.nsdl.co.in) is India’s first and one of the leading Central Securities Depositories in the world. It has played a key role in transforming the Indian securities market by facilitating holding and transfer of securities in dematerialised form. The market share of NSDL in value of demat assets is more than 89%. NSDL demat accountholders are present in more than 99% of pin codes in the country and 189 countries across the globe, reflecting the wide reach of NSDL.