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IEPFA signs MoU with IGNOU for promoting investor education and financial literacy among youth

Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA)

January 12, 2022

The Investor Education and Protection Fund Authority (IEPFA) under the aegis of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) through a virtual event on Jan 12, 2022. The objective for signing the MoU is to achieve the mandate of Investor Education, Awareness, and Protection by utilizing the tele-lecturing facility of Gyan Darshan Channel.

 The proposed lecture series of 75 episodes will be live tele-lecturing series on 24x7 Gyan Darshan TV channel and is a part of the ongoing celebration of the yearlong activity commemorating the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence under “Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav.

 The panel of resource persons for the lecture series would include experts from professional institutions such as ICAI, ICSI & Senior officials from IEPFA, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs, and other regulators. Earlier 26 Episodes of the tele-lecturing series were earlier rolled out in the year 2021 which were appreciated by all stakeholders. The repository of the tele-lectures is available on IEPFA’s official YouTube channel.                  

 Shri Rajesh Verma, Secretary, Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) and ex-officio Chairperson of IEPFA in his keynote address said, “All of us are here with the common goal of educating people. The entire nation is celebrating 75 years of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav to celebrate the spirit of the self-reliant, progressive nation, India has become. This day is also celebrated as National Youth Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda, the youth ICON and influencer of global stature. With all these noble events falling together, today’s event has become even more apt and relevant. Both IEPFA & IGNOU have the common objective of imparting education and making people aware of subjects affecting their lives. IEPFA intends to create awareness among all the stakeholder groups and especially the youth”.

 Prof. Nageshwar Rao, Vice-Chancellor, IGNOU, in his remark stated that IGNOU and IEPFA with this initiative shall reach out to youth and other stakeholders at large which would be productive in fulfilling the vision and mission of both the organizations.

 Sh Manoj Pandey, CEO IEPFA Authority, Prof. Satyakam, Pro-VC Vice-Chancellor, IGNOU, Sh Nihar Jambusaria, President ICAI, Sh Nagendra D. Rao, President ICSI, and other Senior officials from IEPFA, IGNOU, and Ministry of Corporate Affairs also graced the occasion.