Financial literacy

Aaditya Thackeray Inaugurates ‘Financial Literacy Lessons’ for BMC School Students at ESB

Mumbai: As most of the students in BMC schools belong to economically backward families, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai has decided to provide financial literacy classes in BMC schools as part of the “Economic Literacy Mission” under the leadership of the Hon. Aditya Thackeray, Custodian Minister of Mumbai Suburbs and Minister of State for Tourism and Environment, to improve the financial situation of student families in the future. For this, the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) Institute Ltd, which will provide financial literacy courses to standard 8th and 9th graders.

Minister Aditya Thackeray today inaugurated the Financial Literacy Mission, and on Monday, April 11, 2022 at noon, he unveiled the published books in the auditorium of the Bombay Stock Exchange.

A curriculum has been designed and books have been prepared in conjunction with BSE Institute Ltd to deliver financial literacy lessons to students in grades 8 and 9.

The event was attended by Ajit Kumbhar, Joint Municipal Commissioner (Education), Ashishkumar Chauhan, MD, and CEO, BSE, Shri. Ambarish Datta, MD and CEO, BSE Institute Ltd, BMC education department officers and 100 specially selected municipal school teachers as master trainers.

Mr. Aaditya Thackeray said: “This programme, which is part of the Financial Literacy Mission, will be a significant step forward in improving the financial situation of the general group of parents in Mumbai, while also being beneficial national.

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Posted: Monday April 11th 2022, 5:24 PM IST