Kalinga University hosts ‘INVESTOR AWARENESS PROGRAM’ on the theme ‘Introduction to Securities Market’ co-sponsored by SEBI, NSDL, and NSE

Raipur : Kalinga University, Raipur a NAAC Accredited University with a Grade B+ and Ranked in the Top 151-200 Universities of the Country in NIRF Rankings 2021, has been established as a multidisciplinary research-focused and student-centric university with the aim to support learning that will advance human knowledge to develop and educate the leaders of tomorrow and research that tackle the most pressing problems of the state, the country, and the global community.

The university overtook a prestigious initiative in hosting the ‘Investor Awareness Program’ in association with the National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL), Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), and National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) as a part of their 75 years of Indian Independence also known as the AmritMahotsav. The event was organized on 27th May 2022 at the campus of Kalinga University from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with the intention of educating the students and staff members about ways to invest their financial resources in a safe manner. The Convener of the event was Dr. A. Vijayanand(Chief Proctor, Kalinga University. The Chief Guests of the session were – Mr. Rohit Dubey(DGM, SEBI Raipur Branch), Mr. Atul Ashok Patil(Manager SEBI), Mr. Sourav Roy(Manager, NSE), and Mr. Vikas Kumar Jain(Assistant Vice President, NSDL).

The event commenced with the welcome of esteemed guests and dignitaries and a short introduction to NDSL by Ms. Anurima Das. Following this Mr. Rohit Dubey addressed the gathering and gave a meticulous session where he imparted knowledge on how to invest in the Share Market if you are a first-time investor, Initial Public Offer (IPO), DMAT Accounts and their benefits, etc. He also conducted a question-answer session with the participants and answered their queries, then the next address was delivered by Mr. Sourav Roy who traveled from Kolkata to join the event, Mr. Roy presented a brilliant audio-visual presentation on the introduction and working of SEBI wherein he elaborated the process of safely investing in share market and what are the facilities provided to a citizen by SEBI, he also instructed the participants on the dos and DON’Ts of investing. After this talk, Mr. Vikas Kumar Jain addressed the gathering and gave a detailed presentation on the workings of NSDL, and also delivered an informative speech on the right path to investing money. Mr. Jain explained the basic technicalities of investing such as the right age to start investing, how much amount should be invested, how to safeguard financial resources from fraudulent activities etc.

Furthermore, the gathering was addressed by Dr. Sandeep Gandhi (Registrar, Kalinga University) wherein Dr. Gandhi expressed his appreciation and elaborated on the need of organizing such events for academicians as well as students as it will encourage them to take part in ventures such as investing in Stock Market. The event was also joined by Dr. Asha Ambhaikar(Dean, Students Welfare, Kalinga University), Dr. V.C. Jha Dr. Shushma Dubey, etc. The Guests were felicitated by the presentation of mementos. And the event concluded with the ‘Vote of Thanks’ delivered by Dr. A. Rajshekhar.

Overall the event garnered a tremendously positive response from staff members and students. On the conclusion of the event financial literature and refreshments were distributed to all participants.

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