Bhavans Smart Indian School conducted a webinar on ‘Smart Talk’ - Financial Literacy
“The longer I go on, the more I am aware of the power of finance.” ― Justin Welby
The National Education Policy (NEP 2020) identifies the need to inculcate a financial aptitude from a young age. In addition, the CBSE and the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) have collaborated to develop a financial literacy curriculum for grade VI-VIII students that will allow them to grasp basic economic concepts early on.
In order to meet the requirements of the practical world and prepare students with the knowledge and skills required to adapt to the new world , Bhavans Smart Indian School introduced the Financial Literacy program. After completing two successful events, with eminent personalities from the banking sector a third session was organized on the topic, ‘Traditional and Modern Banking and The Importance of Financial Literacy Among Youngsters. It was taken by Dr. Suja Karthika, (Senior Lecturer Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration, Hong Kong) It helped the students in understanding modern banking , the use of debit and credit cards, google pay, different methods of savings and investments. Principal talked about the importance of Financial Literacy.
Ms. Daisy Albin inquired how practical knowledge can be given to students in school. Students cleared their doubts with the resource person by asking questions. The innovative webinar was organized by Ms. Karthika, Mr. Sreekanth, Mr. Santhosh and Mr. Jogy George [IT ] through Zoom.