Know Your Regulator Series | Why you should ‘Know your Regulator’?
September 15, 2021
The IEPF Unit, NCAER in collaboration with The State Capacity Initiative at the Centre for Policy Research (CPR), the Forum of Indian Regulators (FOIR), and the Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) organised this first event of the Know Your Regulator Series. The talk featured Dr M. S. Sahoo, Chairperson, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) and Honorary Chairperson, Forum of Indian Regulators (FOIR) in conversation with Dr KP Krishnan, IEPF Chair Professor in Regulatory Economics, NCAER and Dr Mekhala Krishnamurthy, Senior Fellow, CPR and Director, State Capacity Initiative. The session, held virtually, is the curtain raiser to a series of sessions that will follow.


NCAER’s Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) chair unit celebrates its first anniversary
August 6, 2021
NCAER’s Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) chair unit completes its first year today, August 6, 2021. It marks a one-year long journey of the unit’s work in promoting investor awareness and protection of investor interests.


Fourth & Fifth Workshop | Investor Education and Protection in India's Banking Sector
June 21, 2021
In continuation of this series of workshops on investor education in the financial sector, the fourth and fifth workshops were held on two consecutive days. Organised by NCAER’s newly established Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) Chair Unit , the workshop series was inaugurated on December 16, 2020 with a keynote address by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das, followed by three workshops on the securities, insurance, and pension fund markets. The National Strategy for Financial Education (NSFE) 2020-25 which recognizes the unique challenges of creating a financially aware and empowered India, and the need for convergence of efforts by multiple stakeholders that regulate and manage India’s financial resources forms the basis of this initiative.

     
Does the Indian consumer buy better with full disclosure on financial products?
March 23, 2021
In recent times, financial markets have seen an increase in consumers seeking better returns through innovative investments to secure their wealth and savings. This has led to diversification of investments from old and trusted avenues to newer areas of investment.


Third Workshop | Investing in Investor Education in India: Priorities for Action
February 17, 2021
NCAER’s newly established Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) Chair Unit’s hosted the third of the series of five workshops on Investor Education and Protection. This workshop, focusing on the National Pension System was held virtually.


Second Workshop | Investing in Investor Education in India: Priorities for Action
January 20, 2021
NCAER’s newly established Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) Chair Unit’s hosted second of the series of five workshops on Investor Education and Protection with financial regulators. This session, focusing on insurance sector, was held virtually and was attend by over 40 participants.


First workshop | Investing in Investor Education in India: Priorities for Action
December 28, 2020
NCAER’s newly established Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) Chair Unit’s organized the first of its series of five workshops on Investor Education and Protection with financial regulators. This session, focusing on the securities markets, was held virtually and was attended by more than 60 participants.

     
Inaugural workshop | Investing in Investor Education in India: Priorities for Action
December 16, 2020
The Economist Intelligence Unit’s 2019 Global Microscope Report on Financial Inclusion ranks India as one of the most conducive countries for financial inclusion. This was made achievable by India’s commitment under the 2014 Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana that expands financial services to every unbanked household, especially to the poor and the underprivileged.

     
The 2013 India Policy Forum and 10th Anniversary Celebrations
July 16, 2013
The annual India Policy Forum (IPF) conference was held from 15 -17 July. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, the conference also hosted a lecture titled ‘India: The Way Forward’ by Dr Raghuram Rajan, Chief Economic Adviser, Government of India.

          
Human Development in India: Evidence from IHDS
June 20, 2013
This workshop organised by NCAER in partnership with University of Maryland brought together researchers using IHDS-I data in India and overseas. This is the first household survey in India to have a full spectrum of health, education, economic, family, and gender modules for both urban and rural samples.