Mumbai / Chennai, June, 2018: Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) & Times Network commenced ‘Jan Nivesh’, a nationwide investor awareness campaign in Mumbai today. As part of the initiative, citizens across Mumbai, Baroda, and Noida pledged to invest in Mutual Funds. Present at the event were Mr. Jayant Sinha, Hon’ble MoS for Civil Aviation, Mr. G. Mahalingam, Whole Time Member, SEBI , A Balasubramanian, Chairman, AMFI and MK Anand, MD and CEO, Times Network.
The Jan Nivesh campaign aims to educate and encourage Indians to review their savings behavior and consider investing in Mutual Funds. People can take the pledge to invest at least a day’s income every month in Mutual Funds by giving a missed call on 18008333666 or through the website – www.jannivesh.in.
The event also witnessed a panel discussion on ‘Jan Nivesh: Creating wealth for all Indians’ with corporate stalwarts that included A Vellayan, Executive Chairman of Murugappa Group, Dinesh Khara, Managing Director, SBI, Keki Mistry, Vice Chairman & CEO, Housing Development Finance Corporation and S Ramesh, Chief Financial Officer, Lupin. The panel discussion was moderated by Nikunj Dalmia, Executive Editor – Financial Markets, ET NOW.
The Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) is dedicated to developing the Indian Mutual Fund Industry on professional, healthy and ethical lines and to enhance and maintain standards in all areas with a view to protecting and promoting the interests of mutual funds and their unit holders. AMFI, the association of SEBI registered mutual funds in India of all the registered Asset Management Companies, was incorporated on August 22, 1995, as a non-profit organisation.