NSDL Update - News - September 2015
In order to reach out to investors that are spread across the country and to apprise them about the facilities available in NSDL depository system and the awareness on stock markets, NSDL conducted 11 Joint Awareness Programmes in association with BMA Wealth Creators Limited, India Infoline Limited, Nam Securities Limited, Shah Investor’s Home Limited, Ventura Securities Limited, Geojit BNP Paribas Financial Services Limited & ICICI Securities Limited at various locations during August 2015 which were attended by more than 1,300 investors.
To spread awareness about Depository related services & the new features introduced in NSDL Depository system, NSDL conducted a training programme for branch officials of ‘Oriental Bank of Commerce’ during August 2015. This programme was attended by around 30 branch officials of Oriental Bank of Commerce.
In order to reach out to masses spread across the country and to apprise them about the facilities available in NSDL depository system, NSDL conducted a Joint Awareness Programme with SEBI in August 2015 at Vizianagram in Andhra Pradesh which was attended by more than 120 investors.
In August 2014, NSDL sponsored an event titled “Praxis 2015” organized by Vivekanand Education Society’s Institute of Technology (VESIT) at Mumbai which was attended by over 350 participants across India. Various aspects on Depository related services were explained to the participants attending this event.
Women play an important role in day to day finances of the households. Therefore, to reach out to women to impart basic knowledge about investing and about demat & to further equip them to take more knowledgeable investment decisions, NSDL in joint association with Lokmat conducted a Women Empowerment programme for more than 200 women in August 2015 covering topics such as SIP, Mutual Funds, Demat and other NSDL products.
In August 2015, NSDL conducted a training programme in joint association with Lokmat for students representing from Viva College, Mumbai. Various aspects on Depository related services were addressed to these students attending this programme.
➢ NSDL Brand Ambassador:
NSDL has been carrying out various Investor Education initiatives like Investor Depository Meets (IDMs), Corporate Awareness Programmes (CAPs), promotion through media etc. in order to educate the Investors. Apart from these initiatives, in order to reach out to students, NSDL has been conducting educational programmes like workshops for students from various colleges across India, sponsorships and setting up of stalls during college festivals. NSDL launched an initiative called “NSDL Brand Ambassador (NSDL BA)” last year for student community education and to popularize demat products and related concepts amongst eight different colleges in Mumbai which was appreciated by various Institutes.
In order to keep the same temperament amongst different colleges, NSDL conducted two NSDL Brand Ambassador (NSDL BA) contest at Chetanas Institute of Management & Research & at SK Somaiya College of Arts, Science & Commerce, Mumbai during August 2015. More than 400 students participated in these Brand Ambassadorship programmes. Ms. Kanchi Panchal, Mr. Nikhil Goenka & Mr. Bhagat Makhijani from Chetanas Institute of Management & Research and Ms. Dimple Dugar & Ms. Karishma S. Goel, Ms. Nihali Gardi & Mr. Pranav Naik from SK Somaiya College of Arts, Science & Commerce were selected as the Brand Ambassadors of NSDL for year 2014-15. NSDL BA’s will be acting as face of NSDL in their colleges and will help NSDL to spread awareness about the depository and its related features to other students of colleges.