Seminar on investor edn organized

SEPPA, Mar 6: The NSS unit of the government college here in East Kameng district organized a regional seminar on ‘investor education’ on Friday.
Chairing the first technical session of the seminar, the college’s Principal, Robin Hissang, urged the students to seek to benefit from such seminars, “as we seldom come across seminars concerning mainly with investments.”
Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Manager, Kennedy Rina, highlighted the functions of the SEBI as a regulating body, and provided insight into the nitty-gritty of mutual funds and stock exchange.
He also counselled the students on career opportunities in the SEBI and stock exchanges.
E Munna Paul from the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) explained the concept of the BSE, the National Stock Exchange, and investing in shares, while SBI Mutual Funds Branch Manager, Anurabh Sharma, deliberated on various high-return, low-risk mutual funds to be invested in, and advised the participants to “invest for a longer period, so that the return is higher,” and to “invest as early as possible with minimum amount ranging from Rs 100 only.”
In the second technical session, which was chaired by Assistant English Professor Tage Pugang, Seppa SBI Branch Manager Babul Borgohain emphasized on digital banking and spoke extensively on the benefits of cashless and cardless banking.
He informed that in a few years “there would be very less people visiting banks as the use of digital banking is growing day by day.”
Borgohain also spoke on the benefits of insurance.
SBI General Insurance Co’s Relationship Manager, Aryan Baruah, dwelt on “insurance products” and enumerated various kinds of insurance and their benefits.
Around 100 NSS volunteers along with NSS Programme Officer Tara Dagium and faculty members and staff of the college participated in the seminar.