- More than 5,000 students will learn Financial Markets Skills in NCT Delhi -
NSE Academy, a wholly owned subsidiary of India’s leading stock exchange the National Stock of India Ltd (NSE) and the Government of National Capital Territory Delhi have come together to promote Financial Markets Skills in schools in a well-planned manner.
NSE will train more than 5000 students and teachers in Financial Markets Skills. A special training programme in Financial Markets Management (FMM) for teachers is being organised on 25 and 26 September 2017 in New Delhi.
Under this significant initiative 49 teachers from 42 Government schools have been deputed to undergo a comprehensive training programme in Financial Markets of NSE Academy. In addition to teachers from government schools, 15 teachers from leading public schools of North India are also participating in the training. These well-trained teachers will teach more than 5000 students of class IX and X in Financial Markets skills. The training programme covers ssubjects like Financial Planning, Budgeting, Banking System, Insurance System, Investments Options Tax Structure, Protection from Scams, Frauds and Ponzi Schemes and Consumer Protection.
Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) and NSE Academy have a joint certificate programme in FMM for class-IX and X under National Skills Qualification Framework (NSQF) level-1 and level-2. FMM is a vocational skill development programme. This being a practical programme, marks for theory as well as practical are 50% each. NSE Academy is providing specialised training of simulation software NSE Learn to Trade (NLT). NLT is a web based platform providing anytime, anywhere learning to simulate the Financial Markets.
Mr. Mohammed A Abid, State Project Director – Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA)/ Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) from Govt. of NCT Delhi conveyed his best wishes to the teachers in learning the new age skills of Financial Markets.
Mr. Ravi Varanasi, CEO, NSE Academy and Chief Business Development Officer, NSE conveyed his best wishes to the teachers participants in this training programme and appreciated their role in imparting knowledge to the GeNext of India.
Dr. L K Jha, Deputy Director Education (Vocational), Govt. of NCT Delhi was the Guest of Honour for the function for training of teachers. Dr. L K Jha, in his inaugural address, said “Govt. of Delhi wishes to train the students of Govt. schools on par with the best of public schools in understanding the financial markets through this programme. The training from NSE Academy to the Govt. school teachers will equip them to become competent enough to train the students.”