Investment Awareness Programme for women
The Women Empowerment Cell (WEC) of the institution organized a guest lecture on “Investment Awareness Programme for women” on 31st January 2019.
Prof. Dr. S. Chandrashekar Shetty, Honourable Vice Chancellor, Adichunchanagiri University (ACU); Dr. M. G. Shivaramu, Dean of Health Sciences, ACU & Principal, AIMS and Mr. B. K. Umesh, Registrar ,AIMS were the invited dignitaries. Prof. Balaji Rao D. G, Founder CEO, Sapien knowledge venture, Bengaluru; Mrs. Shashikala K. S, financial advisor, Mysuru and Mr. Sandeep H.U, Branch Manager, HDFC Mutual Funds were the resource persons. Dr. Avadhani Geetha. K, Professor, Department of Surgery, AIMS & Chairperson of WEC and Dr. Asharani N, Associate Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Secretary of WEC, AIMS were also present on stage.
Dr. M. G. Shivaramu addressed the gathering after inaugurating the programme by lighting the lamp, and shared his thought on Women Empowerment and need for financial awareness among women. Prof. Dr. S. Chandrashekar Shetty, Honourable Vice Chancellor, ACU, laid emphasis on the overview of empowering women and various acts in the constitution to safeguard women’s rights.
Dr. Prof. Balaji Rao D. G stressed on the importance of investment awareness among women and role of women in making investment decisions. He also enlisted various investment avenues available in a simplified way, which is often considered tough to understand. Mrs. Shashikala K. S. shared her valuable information on tax saving investment in Mutual Funds. The lecture was concluded with generous tips and responding to queries from participants.