Tuesday, January 30, 2024

Kotak Mutual Fund Conducts An Investor Education And Awareness initiative ‘Seekho Paiso ki Bhasha’, In Partnership With CBSE In Mysore

Kotak Mutual Fund conducts its investor education and awareness initiative, ‘Seekho Paiso ki Bhasha’, in partnership with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) in Mysore. This initiative is set to pave the way for financial literacy by conducting an extensive series of education and awareness programs aimed at empowering teachers fostering their growth of financial understanding, and ultimately which can help contribute to India's journey towards a potential progressive future. 

The initiative aims to educate and create awareness about financial literacy among over 6000 CBSE teachers in Karnataka and over 450 teachers in Mysore. Out of these, 50% are expected to be female, underscoring to fostering of equitable growth and development. 

As part of the initiative, Kotak Mutual Fund has brought on board over 500 proficient trainers from the Centre for Investment Education and Learning (CIEL) who lead the impactful sessions, ensuring that quality and relevance were upheld throughout the program. 

St. Francis School (Jettihundi, Karnataka), Principal Anjumol Kurian said, "Our goal is to assist our teachers in understanding money through this interesting program. Through this investor awareness program by Kotak Mutual Fund in association with CBSE, our school teachers shall gain the skills that could help them for making responsible financial decisions in the future."

Mr. Kinjal Shah, Head - Digital Business, Marketing and Analytics, Kotak Mutual Fund said, "Through this Investor Education and Awareness Program 'Seekho Paiso ki Bhasha,' we are deeply committed to cultivating financial empowerment. We believe that teachers play a vital role in shaping our nation's destiny and moulding the new generation. Our partnership with CBSE is to educate and create awareness amongst esteemed educators about financial literacy and investment. Collectively, we can shape a future where financially aware teachers may help improve the economy.”

This initiative represents a significant step towards the realization of a financially empowered India, with an aim of aligning perfectly with the nation's aspiration for progress and growth. With ‘Seekho Paiso ki Bhasha’ hope that it helps to shape the financial fabric of the country.

About CBSE:

The Central Board of Secondary Education is the leading National Education Board of the country for public and private schools. Recognised worldwide, CBSE is an autonomous body that works under the aegis of the Ministry of Education. 

Its main objectives are: 

To define appropriate approaches of academic activities to provide stress free, child-centered and holistic education to all children without compromising on quality. 

To analyze and monitor the quality of academic activities by collecting the feedback from different stakeholders.

To develop norms for implementation of various academic activities including quality issues; to control and coordinate the implementation of various academic and training programmes of the Board; to organize academic activities and to supervise other agencies involved in the process.

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