DIMAPUR, April 1 - National Stock Exchange (NSE) Academy, a wholly owned subsidiary of India�s leading stock exchange NSE of India Limited (NSE), and Nagaland Board of School Education (NBSE) have joined hands to impart financial literacy to secondary level students throughout Nagaland.
For the 2018 academic session, a training programme was conducted in two batches for Class X teachers and one batch for Class IX teachers recently, an official release said. As part of the initiative, NSE Academy conducts training of the teachers who then teach the course to the students of Class IX and X in NBSE registered schools.
During the training programme, NBSE chairman Asano Sekhose said today�s children need to know more about finance if they are to plan for their future financial goals. From the 2017 session, the NBSE had made NSE academy�s Financial Literacy course compulsory for students of Class IX, for all higher secondary schools under the Board. The course is further extended to Class X in 2018 session.
Altogether 204 teachers from different schools registered with NBSE have been trained at the Board�s office in Kohima this time by NSE Academy faculty. It is expected that more than 30,000 students will enroll for this course in 2018.