OCTOBER 2011 POCKET MONEY PROGRAMME AT CHENNAI       EMPANELMENT AND WORKSHOP FOR RESOURCE PERSONS                ZIMBABWE...
FOREWORD                          The festive season is well and truly on. We hope you are enjoying the joys,             ...
POCKET MONEY PROGRAMMEAT CHENNAI                                                 Mr. Nitin Tike, Sr. Vice President, NISM ...
EMPANELMENT AND WORKSHOP FOR RESOURCE PERSONS      Mr. N Hariharan, General Manager, SEBI addressing the participants of t...
Mr. G. P Garg, Chief Gen. Manager, SEBI distributing        .                                              Mr. Suresh Meno...
ZIMBABWE DELEGATION VISITS INDIA      A delegation comprising of an assortment of professionals led by Zimbabwes Securitie...
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NISM Update October 2011

  1. 1. OCTOBER 2011 POCKET MONEY PROGRAMME AT CHENNAI EMPANELMENT AND WORKSHOP FOR RESOURCE PERSONS ZIMBABWE DELEGATION VISITS NISM INDUCTION PROGRAMME FOR OFFICERS OF SEBI 2011 - BATCH II
  2. 2. FOREWORD The festive season is well and truly on. We hope you are enjoying the joys, wishes and celebrations that are part of this period. With Christmas and New Year around the corner, the next few weeks will see even more cheerfulness amongst the masses. At NISM, weve been in the thick of things with the focus clearly on financial literacy. We conducted a Pocket Money training workshop for teachers in Chennai along with two full-fledged training programmes for Financial Resource persons in the Northern and Southern regions of India. September also saw a delegation from Zimbabwe visit NISM as part of an effort to learn from Indias achievements in regulating and developing the securities markets. NISM is pleased to announce its association as an Academic Partner to the Morningstar Investment Conference - 2011 to be held on November 2, 2011 in Mumbai. All readers of NISM Update are entitled to a 10% discount. Just write NISM Update next to your email id in the registration form to avail of the discount. Details of the conference are mentioned inside. Wishing you and your loved ones a very happy and joyous Diwali, NISM UPDATE Team NiSM NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF SECURITIES MARKETS NISM Bhavan, Plot No. 82, Sector - 17, Vashi, Navi Mumbai - 400 705 Phone: +91- 022-66735100-106 | Fax: 022-66735110 www.nism.ac.in2 NiSM October 2011
  3. 3. POCKET MONEY PROGRAMMEAT CHENNAI Mr. Nitin Tike, Sr. Vice President, NISM addressing the participantsAs part of NISMs efforts towards spreading financial literacy among the student community, a trainingsession was held for School Teachers in the premises of Madras Stock Exchange, at Chennai on Saturday,September 24, 2011. The programme imparted skills and knowledge required to teach students on variousaspects of financial literacy as per the Pocket Money programme.The inaugural session was attended by Mr. Nagappan and Mr. Venketeswaran, Directors at the Madras StockExchange. Mr. Sampathkumar, Manager at Madras Stock Exchange co-ordinated with the schools andensured 100 per cent attendance.The programme was anchored in the morning session by Mrs. Kanaka Asai from IMS Proschool andsubsequently by Mr. Murli Iyer for banking and Mr. Nitin Tike for the stock market related sessions. Seventyeight teachers from various schools in and around Chennai attended the programme. Schools from ICSE,CBSE and State Boards were represented in the programme. The programme was well appreciated by theparticipants. October 2011 NiSM 3
  4. 4. EMPANELMENT AND WORKSHOP FOR RESOURCE PERSONS Mr. N Hariharan, General Manager, SEBI addressing the participants of the Northern region workshop. The empanelment and workshop for SEBIs Financial Education Resource Persons for the Northern Region and Southern Region were conducted in the first and last week of September respectively. For the Northern region, the empanelment interview was conducted on September 3, 2011 at New Delhi. Twenty three candidates were selected as Resource Persons. The workshops were held during September 04-10, 2011. The inaugural session of the workshop was attended by Mr. N Hariharan, Gen Manager, SEBI, Mr. Praveen Trivedi, Regional Manager, SEBI Northern Region Office, Mr. K Sukumaran, Dean, SIEFL - NISM and other representatives from SEBI and NISM. The seven day workshop was anchored by Mr. Amit Trivedi, Consultant. The workshop concluded with an interaction by Shri. G. P Garg, Chief Gen Manager, SEBI with the . participants of the programme. The workshop for the Southern region was held during Sept 24 - Oct 1, 2011. The empanelment interview was conducted on September 24. A total of 61 candidates were selected and enrolled as Resource Persons. The workshop was inaugurated by Mr. Suresh Menon, Chief General Manager and Regional Manager of SEBI Southern Regional Office. Mr. N Hariharan, Gen Manager, SEBI, Mr. Manjesh Stephen Roy, Dy. Gen Manager, SEBI, Mr. K. Sukumaran, Dean, SIEFL - NISM and Mr. Amit Trivedi, Consultant spoke on the occasion. Topics covering all aspects of financial education were covered in the seven days workshop. Mr. G. P Garg, CGM, . SEBI delivered the valedictory address.64 NiSM October 2011
  5. 5. Mr. G. P Garg, Chief Gen. Manager, SEBI distributing . Mr. Suresh Menon, Chief Gen. Manager, SEBI Regional office,the certificates to one of the participants. Chennai inaugurating the workshop.Participants of the Workshop at New DelhiParticipants of the Workshop at Chennai October 2011 NiSM 8 5
  6. 6. ZIMBABWE DELEGATION VISITS INDIA A delegation comprising of an assortment of professionals led by Zimbabwes Securities Commission CEO, Tafadzwa Chinamo visited India from September 12-16 as part of an endeavour to expose Zimbabwean regulators to the achievements of their Indian counterparts over the past two decades. As part of the familiarisation programme, the delegation visited the Indian securities and exchanges regulator SEBI, the NSE, NSDL, NISM and ICICI. Top executives of these respective organizations explained the evolution of Indian securities markets, its regulatory framework, the challenges faced while adopting screen-based trading, dematerialisation of securities, etc. The Zimbabwean delegation visited NISM on September 15 for a half-day session. After a round of introductions, Mr. Soneji, Registrar, NISM presented an overview of the institute to the delegation. This was followed by presentations by NISM staff. The presentations were followed by a vote of thanks by Mr. V. G. Bhagat, SVP The . session concluded with lunch. INDUCTION PROGRAMME FOR OFFICERS OF SEBI 2011 - BATCH II As an ongoing arrangement, NISM conducted an induction programme for the newly recruited officers of Grade A / Grade B from Sept. 23 - Oct. 05, 2011 at NISM, Vashi. The induction programme has been designed to give a holistic view of securities markets to the officers that would help them perform their regulatory duties effectively. There were various sessions on describing the overview and regulatory processes in primary and secondary markets. Industry experts gave an understanding of the developments in equity and debt markets in India. Senior officials from SEBI spoke about various regulatory challenges in securities markets in India. The inductees got an experience of trading in cash and derivatives segment through a hands-on experience simulator session at ITM, Vashi. The inductees also went on a field visit to stock exchanges and depositories. The induction programme concluded with a valedictory function on October 05, 2011 which was presided by Mr. Prashant Saran, WTM, SEBI at NISM Bhavan.6 NiSM October 2011
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