Launch of ‘Invest-verse: An Introduction to the World of Investing’ in collaboration with NSE Academy Limited and HDFC Mutual Fund
New Delhi : NSE Academy Limited (NAL), a wholly owned subsidiary of the National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE) earlier this year had signed an Agreement with HDFC Asset Management Company Limited (HDFC AMC), the investment manager to HDFC Mutual Fund to collaborate and launch first-of-its-kind program namely ‘Invest-Verse: An Introduction to the World of Investing’.
The program shall be offered to college students across India. The program will help to reach the next wave of first-time investors through a holistic 5-hour course, which will also be made available on HDFC Mutual Fund’s MFBytes application. The programs will be delivered through online and application based training and will be co-certified by both the institutions.
A formal launch of the program was held on 25th August, 2022 at NSE, BKC, Bandra (Mumbai). The launch program was attended by honorable chief guests Shri Ashish Kumar Chauhan, MD & CEO of NSE and Shri Navneet Munot, MD & CEO of HDFC AMC who inaugurated and addressed the maiden batch of over 250 students from various reputed colleges of Mumbai. The ‘Invest-Verse: An Introduction to the World of Investing’ course was simultaneously released on HDFC Mutual Fund’s MFBytes application (https://www.hdfcfund.com/mf-bytes).
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Navneet Munot, MD & CEO of HDFC AMC, said, “Financial literacy is critical for achieving financial inclusion. We are aligned to Honorable Prime Minister’s focus on taking financial literacy to the youth, especially those coming from non-finance background; educating and empowering them to be earners and future investors. With Invest-Verse, we not only take a step towards fulfilling our Prime Minister’s vision but also manifest our mission of being the wealth creator of every Indian.”
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Abhilash Misra, Chief Executive Officer, NAL said “NSE Academy promotes financial education and skill oriented financial market courses across the country for students as well as professionals. Our collaboration with HDFC AMC will add to NSE Academy’s integral role in developing competitive skillsets for students and shall bring about significant value addition to the higher education space.”