JAMMU, FEB 09:
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 5th and 7th February across five schools covering 500 students of class 9 to 12. This 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, Ms. Priya Sethi was also present at the occasion distributed prizes to high performer school students and volunteers from management college. The function was presided over by Mr. Dilbagsingh,IPS ADGP security, Jammu & Kashmir.
Gracing the occasion, the Minister of State, Ms. 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.”
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 buildingendeavours. With each individual rising up and taking this responsibility we can truly lay the foundation of a sustainable and prosperous future. As part of our CSR initiative, ‘Pehal’, our endeavour is to improve financial literacy and insurance awareness in Indian society. We firmly believe that the foundation to a financially literate India can be laid by engaging students during their formative year through simple to understand material.”