JAMMU, Feb 9: Max Life Insurance, one of India’s leading life insurance companies, today concluded a three-day financial literacy & insurance awareness programme in Jammu held between February 5 and 7 across five schools covering 500 students of class 9 to 12.
This program was conducted as part of Max Life Insurance’s employee volunteering initiative – ‘Pehal’. The company intends to cover more schools in Jammu and across five more cities this year. The Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Priya Sethi was also present at the occasion and distributed prizes to high performer school students and volunteers from management college. The function was presided over by Additional DGP Security, Dilbag Singh.
Gracing the occasion Priya Sethi said, “It is a great initiative by Max Life Insurance to introduce financial education for school children. This would teach the children how to effectively manage money and make them financially responsible.”
She added, “such programs at the school level will have a deeper impact on the society which would witness new generation of confident adults who can take charge of their financial future.”
On this occasion, Shailesh Singh, Director and Chief People Officer, Max Life Insurance said, “At Max Life we believe that as a corporate it is our responsibility to engage with and give back to the society, and lend support in nation building endeavours”.
The Financial Literacy camp programme was started by Max Life insurance in July 2016. Prior to Jammu, Max Life Insurance has imparted financial education invarious schools in Gurgaon, Haryana covering more than 1,100 students across seven schools.