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The Financial Kaleidoscope - News - August 2017

NSDL had launched Pledge facility on SPEED-e which enabled client whose demat account is registered for e-Token based facility to submit Pledge instructions through SPEED-e. NSDL has further enhanced SPEED-e facility to facilitate the Pledgee (i.e. demat account holder in whose favour pledge instruction has been submitted for confirmation / lender) to view the report of pledge instructions pending for confirmation. This facility has been made available to e-Token users who are registered with their Participants for SPEED-e Direct Facility.

 Ref.: Circular Nos. NSDL/POLICY/2017/0023 April 24, 2017 & NSDL/POLICY/2017/0043 dated July 14, 2017. These circulars are available on

NSDL provides a facility called IDeAS (Internet-based Demat Account Statement) which facilitates demat account holders to access their demat account online. Using IDeAS demat account holders can view latest balances and transactions available in their demat accounts along with the value based on the previous day’s closing prices on the stock exchange platform. IDeAS facility has been further enhanced to display the price as of the previous date and value in respect of ISINs pertaining to Sovereign Gold Bonds held by Clients in their demat accounts.

During July 2017, one more Participant has subscribed to the SPEED-e facility viz.,

Clients of Samridhi Stocks Private Limited can now avail the facility of submitting various instructions through SPEED-e facility.

This takes the total number of Participants who have subscribed to SPEED-e to 194.

  • Investor Awareness Programmes:

In order to reach out to investors which are spread across the country and to apprise them about the facilities available in NSDL depository system, NSDL conducts various Investor Awareness Programmes jointly with Depository Participants (DPs) & with Institutions like SEBI, NSE etc. NSDL also conducts various training programmes for DPs on depository related services. During July 2017, NSDL conducted 39 such programmes with Participants, Corporates and SEBI etc. These programmes were attended by more than 3,000 participants and students. Details as mentioned below:


Sr. No. Particulars
1 Joint Awareness Programmes with DPs No. of Programmes
  Sharekhan Limited 6
  The Calcutta Stock Exchange Limited 6
  Kotak Securities Limited 4
  SMC Global Securities Limited 2
  SMC Global Securities Limited 2
  Stock Holding Corporation of India Limited 2
  ICICI Bank Limited 2
  BMA Wealth Creators Limited 1
  Inditrade Capital Limited 1
  Nirmal Bang Securities Private Limited 1
  NKGSB Co-op. Bank Limited 1
  Patel Wealth Advisors Private Limited 1
  Shah Investor’s Home Limited 1
  Swastika Investmart Limited 1
  Ventura Securities Limited 1
                                         Total Programmes 30


2 Corporate Awareness Programmes (CAPs) No. of Programmes
  NSDL & its vendor employees 1
                                         Total Programmes 1


3 Awareness Programmes on Capital Market for Institutions No. of Programmes
  IDBI Bank Limited 1
                                         Total Programmes 1


4 Joint Awareness Programmes with other Institutions No. of Programmes
  Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) 4
                                         Total Programmes 4


5 Participation at Events No. of Programmes
  "ICSI Capital Markets Week" in association with Institute of Company Secretaries of India 1
                                         Total Programmes 1


6 Workshop for Colleges No. of Programmes
  S M Shetty High School & Junior College 1
  Wilson College 1
                                         Total Programmes 2
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