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posted Jun 17, 2018, 8:03 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Jun 17, 2018, 8:04 AM ]
14-June-2018, Pune: The Don Bosco Development Society (DBDS), Pune organized an interactive training session on ‘Financial Literacy’ for the women in Indira Nagar slum in Pune. 27 women Participated in this training program held under the aegis of ‘Women Empowerment Project’ supported by Manos Unidas, Spain.

The programme started with the welcome note by Ms. Nilima Chandhare (Trainer-DBDS) in which she spoke about the Women Empowerment Project and the activities of DBDS. Mr Nagsen Chavan (Coordinator - DBDS) conducted the financial literacy training session and he explained following aspect of finance:

· Illegal financial schemes and their scams, online frauds
· Financial scams like Speak Asia Online, Royal Twinkle Star Club Ltd, Pearl, Pancard, Stock guru India etc
· Government Schemes such as Samrudha Jivan yojana, PPF, Atal Pension Yojana, Jiwan Jyoti yojana, Post office saving Schemes etc
· Insurance schemes – Important of Term Insurance and Health Insurance.

Participants were actively involved and some of them also shared how they were cheated by illegal financial schemes and lost their savings. Program ended with vote of thanks by Ms Jyoti Sonwane (Staff - DBDS).