Bangalore, 16th November 2023: 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 Bangalore. 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 4125 teachers in Bangalore. 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.
H A L Public School, Vimanpura Bangalore KK, Principal, Seema Gupta said, “We aspire to help our teachers understand money management better through participation in this investor awareness program, Seekho Paiso Ki Bhasha. This will empower our educators to cultivate the skills necessary for making responsible financial decisions.”
Mr. Kinjal Shah, Head- Digital Business, Marketing, and Analytics, Kotak Mutual Fund, “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 molding 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.