KOLKATA, Dec 29 - In the wake of ponzi scheme scams, National Stock Exchange has intensified its financial literacy programme to ensure financial inclusion in the eastern and Northeastern region. The number of awareness programmes has seen a substantial jump in 2015, the Exchange said. From 211 in 2014, the number has more than doubled to 459 in 2015, a NSE release said.
These programmes were conducted in West Bengal, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar and in Northeastern States of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Tripura, Sikkim and in Andaman and Nicobar, it said. Several districts of Assam, Tripura, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Arunachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Andaman and Nicobar, among others were covered by NSE officials for spreading financial literacy among the people, the Exchange added. � PTI