Orientation training hosted for youth volunteers on Investor Awareness, Education at Ramnagar


UDHAMPUR : Nehru Yuva Kendra Udhampur, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India, today started second 3 Day Block level orientation training for youth volunteers and members of youth clubs on “Investors’ Awareness, Education and Protection” here at Tehsil Ramnagar.

The objective of the programme is to make the people aware of various investment schemes, protection from Ponzi schemes and cyber frauds. The 3 day programme was inaugurated by DDC Ramnagar Mool Raj in presence of SDM Gopal Singh, MC Chairman Binti Devi and District Youth Officer Khushal Gupta, officials of JK Bank and members of youth clubs.

At the outset, DYO Khushal Gupta welcomed the Chief Guest & other participants and briefed about the objectives of the programme. He added that the event being organised in collaboration with IEPFA, Ministry of Corporate Affairs aims at sensitising the youth about Cyber Frauds, Government Securities, Banking and Insurance, Equities, Mutual Funds and Post Office schemes. He said that during the 3 day training, the resource persons / subject experts will deliver lectures associated with their respective departments.

In his address, the SDM said that the need of the hour was to stay alert from fraudsters to save our hard earned money. He cited many cases who fell in the trap of several unregistered companies and lost huge sums in the greed of getting big returns in a short span.

DDC Councillor Mool Raj also addressed the youth saying that a sound mental health was very much required to cope up with day to day challenges.

While quoting hymens from spiritual texts, he stressed on the need of gaining spiritual knowledge in the present scenario. He also advised the youth to be job creators rather than job seekers while citing many examples of entrepreneurs and founders of MNCs.

In her address, Indu Bala (PO) gave an awareness lecture on Financial Inclusion schemes. She focused on RBI’s Gilt-Edged securities and Bonds issued from time to time. Banking associate Divya Mahajan also presented her views on Equities & Mutual Funds and importance of portfolio diversification. Prof. Ritika Mahajan (NSS PO) also shared her views on the role of volunteers in spreading awareness to the last mile. She said that NSS and NYKS shall work together to spread more sensitization about such contemporary issues.