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Guest Lecture on “ Financial Literacy on Mutual funds”

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Date :  28/6/23

Timings:  1.30 am – 2.30 noon

Title of the event“ Guest Lecture on “ Financial Literacy on Mutual funds”

Target audience: Second year B.Com students

Venue: Chanakya Seminar Hall, Shaheeb Hemu Kilani Block

Organised by :  Guest lecture Committee in Association with IQAC

Faculty Coordinator: Ms. Kokila M S, Ms Sunitha Paramesh

Student Coordinator: Ms Jyothi Mallik

About the session / Event

An IQAC initiative in Association with Guest lecture Committee organised a guest lecture on “Financial Literacy on Mutual Funds on 28th June  2023, for the Second  year B.Com students from 1.30 am -2.30 Noon

The session began with introducing the resource person Ms. Soumya Anand, Financial Educator from Finsafe India Private Limited. Ms Soumya has more than 15 years of experience in Mutual fund and Financial services Industry. The resource person initiated the session with discussions on the significance of savings and investments. She threw a light on how investment attitude is required and how to build that at an early age. A lot of real time examples were discussed to make the session livelier and to create an enthusiasm in the students.  Certain questions were directed to students to witness their opinions on investments. Students took active participation in answering and also gaining the knowledge due to this platform.

Students did gain knowledge on the concept of mutual funds, its mode of operations, and the benefits of investing in  mutual funds

Faculty members were also highly benefitted. Finally, students thank the management, Guest Lecture Committee and IQAC for organising such a useful event at large.

Objectives if the session:

  1. The objective of conducting this expert talk is to provide knowledge about mutual funds
  2. Enlightening students about the different mutual fund schemes available for early early beginners.
  3. To provide an insight on the benefits of early investment on mutual funds to reap benefits

Outcome of the session:

The objective of the session was achieved because at the end of the session students were motivated to develop the habit of savings and investments in mutual funds and also learnt how to choose best mutual fund schemes budget and stabilise themselves in order to make them financially secure.