NSE funds Platform for Investor Education

NSE – IPFT and CCMRM – IIMB National Stock Exchange Limited Investor Protection Fund Trust (NSE IPFT) and IIM Bangalore (IIMB) have jointly launched the Platform for Investor Education (PIE), at IIM Bangalore. The launch of this unique platform is a result of synergy between NSE’s Investor Protection Fund Trust (NSE IPFT) and IIM Bangalore’s Centre for Capital Markets and Risk Management (CCMRM). NSE IPFT promotes research in the field of capital markets and carries out diverse activities in the area of investor education. The Platform for Investor Education (PIE) was jointly launched by Mr. Vikram Limaye, MD and CEO,…

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Alums donate towards student medical emergency fund

IIMB initiated an alumni driven open ended fund called the “Student MedicalEmergency Fund” whose objective is to meet the medical emergency expenses of current students.  A committee has been set up to evaluate cases and recommend disbursement. The fund was set up on May 2019. We ran an email campaign on 15 May and email extract is given below – “The genesis for creating such a fund was seeded based on the current financial support requirements of Nawal Prabhat, a PGP 2018-2020 student. He was diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD Stage-V) on 18th February 2019. He has been undergoing Hemodialysis 3 times a week…

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Lakshman Rao, PGP 82, institutes Moldtek DML scholarships

Lakshman J Rao, Chairman and Managing Director of the Mold-tek group, PGP 1982 has committed to endow and support three cash awards for the top three DML PGP students every year. The alumni has committed to contributing Rs 45 lakhs over three years as an endowment and the interest accrued would be given away as an award to the 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed DML students every year. The interest earned @ 6% of this endowment shall be used as follows – The first scholarship of Rs. 90,000 will be given to the top PGP student of the Director Merit…

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Class of PGP 98 Scholarships

Class of 1998 donated 30 lacs to IIMB as a part of their giving back to their alma mater on the occasion of their 20th year reunion celebrations. The batch has instituted “Class of 1998 Scholarships” which will provide scholarships to PGP students who are admitted in the differently abled category. Rs 2 lakhs shall be given to three deserving students (needs cum merit) every year for the next five years. Each of these three scholarships has been named after three of the batchmates who passed away namely Siddhartha Padam, Uday Nayak and Siddharth Gupta . On behalf of PGP…

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