“Moneylife Foundation” in collaboration with Indiabulls, recently organized an ‘Investor, Empower Yourself’ seminar, which was held at the lush Town & Country Club at New Gurgaon, in the National Capital Region (NCR), on Saturday, 7th May 2011. This was the first occasion for Moneylife Foundation to venture into other territories outside Maharashtra. Indiabulls played a major role in helping this event happen successfully.
The event witnessed over 300 attendees not only from Gurgaon but also from other parts of National Capital Region (NCR), Delhi, Allahabad, Ludhiana, Chandigarh & other cities from northern region of India. The venue was fully packed with eager & curious investors. “Moneylife Foundation” expressed its gratitude towards helpful team of Indiabulls led by Mr. Gagan Banga, CEO - Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd, for making this event such a huge success.
The event started with introductory remarks & guidance by Mr. Gagan Banga, CEO - Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd. Mr. Veeresh Malik, Consulting Editor, Moneylife, Delhi gave a brief introduction about Moneylife Foundation.Then audience was guided by Sucheta Dalal, Trustee - Moneylife Foundation and Managing Editor- Moneylife, on How to be Safe with your money & Debashis Basu, Trustee - Moneylife Foundation and Editor- Moneylife about How to be smart with your investments. Mr. Sachin Choudhary, Director & Business Head - Indiabulls Housing Finance Ltd, talked about Do's and Don’ts of Housing Mortgages. Ms. Sucheta Dalal also explained the importance & procedure of Wills & Nominations.
This event helped people in understanding how to become an aware and empowered investor. The attendees included both finically literate & new investors. They posted number of intelligent questions which were adequately answered by all the speakers. Empowering today’s investors by creating awareness and guiding them in taking wise decisions when it comes to money or investments was the main objective of ‘Investor, Empower Yourself’ seminar. During the Panel Discussion with the panel members Sucheta Dalal, Debashis Basu & Sachin Choudhary, quite a few interesting & informative issues regarding Investments were discussed. Mr. Monu Ratra, National Sales Manager - Indiabulls housing Finance Ltd gave Vote of Thanks.
This event received many request and suggestions from audience about continuing with such events all over India so that citizens of India will be more empowered investors & ultimately nation will benefit from it. There were some requests from audience to telecast further events live on television & internet so that those who are unable to attend the event will also get the guidance. The knowledge shared about the investments during the event was well appreciated by all.
Moneylife Foundation has been instrumental in promoting financial literacy & pro-customer advocacy in India. Moneylife Foundation has been organizing such events at the Moneylife Knowledge Centre in Mumbai, and also in various cities across Maharashtra. The Foundation has completed 15 months of spreading financial literacy & has hosted around 49 speakers and 61 events. Currently, more than 5,000 people are members of the Foundation.
After the seminar, Indiabulls received feedbacks from some attendees congratulating Indiabulls’ team about the success of seminar. Many of the attendees mentioned that they are looking forward to such seminars in future.
Indiabulls has been participating in such Corporate Social Activities with many other socially aware groups and trusts & Indiabulls is committed to continue in doing so in future.