3- Days orientation training of youth volunteers on Investor Awareness, Education and Protection held at Block Majalta


UDHAMPUR : A three Day Block level orientation training of youth volunteers and members of youth clubs on “Investors’ Awareness, Education and Protection” was today organized by Nehru Yuva Kendra Udhampur, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India here at Panchayat Thalora, Manwal of Block Majalta.

The objective of the programme is to make the people aware about various investment schemes, protection from Ponzi schemes and cyber frauds. The 3 day programme was inaugurated by DDC Councillor Majalta Advocate Amit Sharma in the presence of District Youth Officer Khushal Gupta, SHO Majalta Soham Singh Bandral and other PRIs.

At the outset, the DYO welcomed the chief guest & other participants and briefed about the objectives of the programme. He added that the event was being organised in collaboration with IEPFA, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, aims at sensitising the youth about Government Securities, Banking and Insurance, Equities, Mutual Funds and Post Office schemes. He informed that during the three day training, the resource persons/subject experts will deliver lectures associated with their respective departments.

Addressing the participants, the DDC Councillor Amit Sharma gave many examples of companies who lured and looted innocent rural people on the name of investment and giving huge returns. He advised the youth not to fall in the trap of such fake people/groups. He also advised them to contact police in case they come across any such suspicious groups in their villages. He stressed on the need and importance of volunteerism to spread financial awareness in the present scenario. He also applauded the work of NYKS and volunteers in making the people aware about financial management and associated subjects.

In his address, Station House Officer, Soham Singh gave an awareness lecture on cyber frauds and its redressal. He sensitized the youth not to share confidential information such as Debit/Credit Card Numbers, OTPs and Passwords with anyone. The resource person from JK Bank Ishan Gupta gave an awareness lecture on Government Security and PMs financial inclusion schemes.