INDIA INVESTOR WEEK, 2010
The Ministry of Corporate Affairs organized India Investor Week from July 12-17, 2010 in order to bring a national focus on the subject of investor awareness. The Ministry partnered with the professional institutes, trade and industry chambers, stock exchanges, SEBI, RBI, DPE etc. for organizing a large number of investor awareness programmes throughout the year in order to reach out to the investors. During India Investor Week, five national events were organized in five metros, namely, Kolkata, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Chennai. The Ministry’s investor education website, www.iepf.gov.in , was launched in Assamese, Bangla, Telegu, Kannada and Tamil by the Hon’ble Minister of Corporate Affairs during IIW. Further, a book titled “Investors’ Guide to the Capital Market” and a booklet titled “A Beginner’s Guide to the Capital Market” were also released by the Hon’ble Minister of Corporate Affairs. The booklet “A Beginner’s Guide to the Capital Market” was also translated into various regional languages with the assistance of the participating organizations and the same was also released during the functions.
2. The initiatives of the Ministry for spreading investor awareness in association with all other Institutes and organizations are a step forward in creating a congenial climate for the growth of the informed retail investors and would eventually contribute towards the growth and stability of the Indian Capital Market.