3-day orientation training of youth volunteers on Investor Awareness, Education and Protection held at Baredian


UDHAMPUR : Nehru Yuva Kendra Udhampur, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India today started its three-days Block level orientation training of youth volunteers and members of youth clubs on “Investors’ Awareness, Education and Protection” at Panchayat Baredian, Block Udhampur.

The objective of the programme is to make the people aware of various investment schemes, protection from Ponzi schemes and cyber frauds. The three days programme was inaugurated by DDC Chairman, Lal Chand and BDC Chairman, Balwan Singh in the presence of District Youth Officer Khushal Gupta, officials of JK Bank and members of youth clubs

DYO Khushal Gupta informed that the event was organised in collaboration with IEPFA, Ministry of Corporate Affairs with an aim to sensitise youth about Cyber Frauds, Government Securities, Banking and Insurance, Equities, Mutual Funds and Post Office schemes. He said that during the three days training, the resource persons/ experts would deliver lectures associated with their respective departments.

While addressing the gathering, the DDC Chairperson appreciated the efforts of NYK Udhampur for reaching to the remotest corners encouraged the youth to learn from such orientation programmes and urged them to take this awareness at the village level. He also added that the all PRIs of the district are ready to extend cooperation for organising such activities. BDC Chairman Balwan Singh also quoted several examples of victims of cyber frauds and said that it is the need of the hour to generate awareness on investment and its protection.

Among others, Ajay Kumar (President of Roun Youth Club), NYV Mahesh Sharma and NYV Suman Bhagat were present on the occasion.