Mumbai: India’s leading bourse the National Stock Exchange (NSE), organized extensive investor awareness programmes in Jorhat, Tezpur and Nagaon, Assam last week to help people learn about the basics of stock market, financial planning and safe investing and to encourage them to participate in the country’s capital market. Since inception, NSE has made rigorous effort to reach out to people in various cities and empower them with information on market products, benefits of investing and how to invest safely.
This year the exchange plans to substantially increase the number of investor awareness programmes to 75 to reach out to masses in these states to further its cause of financial awareness. Mr. Ravi Varanasi, Chief, Business Development, NSE said, “We have constantly reached out beyond metro cities, with an aim to bring more people into the formal financial system. Growth in the financial sector will throw up multi-dimensional opportunities in the coming years. Our attempts will also ensure faster financial inclusions’’.Last year, NSE conducted 59 programmes in the seven sister states of North east.