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posted May 4, 2018, 8:34 PM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated May 4, 2018, 8:35 PM ]
Pune, 26-April-2018: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS) Pune, organized a training session on ‘Financial Literacy’ for the Self-help Group (SHG) women residing in the Sanjay Park slum in Pune. 21 women participated in this training program held under the aegis of ‘Women Empowerment Project’ supported by Manos Unidas, Spain.

The objective of the training was to educate women on savings and investments. Financial literacy will help them in taking important financial decisions. Ms. Nilima Chandhare (Trainer-DBDS) welcomed the participants and introduced the topic of the training. Mr. Nagsen Chavan (Coordinator-DBDS) was the resource person for this programme. In his session he gave information on illegal financial schemes and scams such as Speak Asia Online, Royal Twinkle Star Club Ltd, Pearl, Pancard, Stock Guru India etc.

Later Mr Chavan also gave information on Life Insurance schemes, Health Insurance, Gold investment etc. In the next session he explained small saving schemes such as PPF, Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana, Atal Pension Yojana, Post office small saving schemes etc. Participants asked many questions which were all answered by the resource person. Programme ended with vote of thanks by Ms Jyoti Sonwane (Staff - DBDS).