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Kotak Securities Launches "Kona Kona Shiksha" To Promote Financial Literacy Among Youth

The aim of KSL’s CSR Project is to create financially knowledgeable and skilled youth and to open-up career opportunities in the financial services industry.

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Kotak Securities Limited (KSL) on Thursday, July 29 announced that it has collaborated with the National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) for its CSR Project on Education and Livelihood to launch “Kona Kona Shiksha”, which is a CSR initiative to promote financial literacy among the young citizens of the country.

The initiative will empower students with knowledge on personal finance, fundamentals of investing in securities markets, investment principles and practices, etc. 

NISM – KSL’s CSR knowledge partner and project manager, will implement “Kona Kona Shiksha” through empaneled Resource Persons to train students at colleges across India and through online teaching modules to young Indians.

S. K. Mohanty, Whole-time Member, SEBI & Director NISM said, “Kona Kona Shiksha” is a pioneering CSR initiative by Kotak Securities that is sure to yield rich dividends as we empower young students with the right financial knowledge and additional skill sets. It will provide a good foundation for those who aspire to build a career in the financial services and securities markets."

The aim of KSL’s CSR Project is to create financially knowledgeable and skilled youth and to open-up career opportunities in the financial services industry.

"The youth of India as they qualify and get ready to fulfil their dreams and aspirations, it is important that they are finance-ready," said, Narayan SA, Chairman, Kotak Securities.