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725 SAVING AND INVESTMENT EDUCATION FOR SLUM WOMEN

posted Aug 28, 2019, 9:23 AM by Don Bosco Development Society   [ updated Aug 28, 2019, 9:23 AM ]
Koregaon Park (Pune), 21-Aug-2019: The Don Bosco Development Society, Pune organized a ‘Saving and Investment’ training program for Self-Help Group women from Tadiwala Road slum in Pune. 27 women participated in this training program organized under the aegis of ‘women empowerment project’ funded by Manos Unidas, Spain.

Mrs. Leena Gaikwad (Staff-DBDS) welcomed the participants and introduced them to the resource person. Mr. Nagsen Chavan (Coordinator-DBDS) conducted the financial literacy training workshop. He explained various financial services and products to the participants such as Jan Dhan Yojna, PPF, Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana, Term Insurance Plan, Health Insurance Plan, Atal Pension Yojana, Post office small saving schemes etc.

In the second session the resource person explained various dubious schemes such as Speak Asia Online, Royal Twinkle Star Club Ltd, Pearl, Pancard, Samrudha Jivan yojana, Stock guru India etc to educate participants not to invest in such schemes. Participants asked number of questions which were all answered by the resource person. Program ended with vote of thanks by Mrs. Leena Gaikwad.