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The Platform for Investor Education (PIE) launched at IIM-Bangalore

National Stock Exchange Limited Investor Protection Fund Trust (NSE IPFT) and IIM Bangalore (IIMB) jointly launched the Platform for Investor Education (PIE), at IIM Bangalore. The launch of this unique platform is a result of synergy between NSE’s Investor Protection Fund Trust (NSE IPFT) and IIM Bangalore’s Centre for Capital Markets and Risk Management (CCMRM).

NSE IPFT promotes research in the field of capital markets and carries out diverse activities in the area of investor education.

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The Platform for Investor Education (PIE) was jointly launched by Vikram Limaye, MD and CEO, NSE and Prof G. Raghuram, Director, IIM Bangalore.

The Platform for Investor Education (PIE) is a programme to educate investors on how to take risks in the money market. The PIE has several unique features for investor education and called it an outcome of synergy between them.
The educational material of IIM-B would be product-neutral, unlike many offered by the other financial services entities. The content would be developed by experienced faculty and the materials would incorporate the latest in animation and data visualization technology.

The study material would be made available on multiple platforms to actively engage different cohorts of potential investors.

The Centre for Capital Markets and Risk Management aims to make this initiative much more than just large-scale online education, supplementing the videos with frequently updated web content as well as by conducting periodic investor forums at different locations.

The IIM-B’s Centre for Capital Markets and Risk Management aims to make this initiative much more than just large-scale online education, supplementing the videos with frequently updated web content as well as by conducting periodic investor fora at different locations, it said.

The release quoted MD and CEO of NSE Vikram Limaye as saying that top-notch experts in the field would work in making the offering relevant for an entire spectrum of investors from first-time investors to experienced investors.

Vikram Limaye, MD and CEO of NSE said,” “This unique digital investor education and awareness offering reinforces our commitment to spreading capital market awareness in an easy to understand and simple to use format to the public at large. Content is available on demand allowing investors to access whenever they have time and wherever they are located,”.’

He added, “Top notch experts in the field will work in making the offering relevant for the entire spectrum of investors from first-time investors to experienced investors

Prof. S.G. Badrinath, Chair of the Centre for Capital Markets and Risk Management at IIMB and the Canara Bank Chair in Banking and Finance at IIMB, said: “The Platform for Investor Education at IIMB will develop, disseminate and continually manage investor education content that is product neutral and demand driven. The material will incorporate the latest in digital technology”.

NSE has pioneered investor education programs that run through the length and the breadth of the country. Last year, NSE conducted over 2,400 investor seminars which were attended by more than one lakh and fifty thousand investors. In the current financial year, NSE has plans to organize 2500 investor awareness programs covering more 500 districts across the nation.

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