Mumbai: Mirae Asset Foundation which has been focusing on educational development in India has joined hands with FINX (ID Finxpert Skilling Foundation) to impart quality education and training to students and make them job-ready to be absorbed by BFSI sector companies.
In a recent felicitation ceremony in Mumbai, Mirae Asset Foundation in partnership with FINX offered a 100 per cent scholarship to ~300 graduates from 15 leading colleges from Mumbai University. They have been trained through a rigorous 250-hour course covering practical aspects of Banking, Broking, Investments, Insurance and Behavioural Skills. These students received an industry-recognised Chartered Financial Expert Certification and have been titled Mirae Asset Scholars. This will help these students in getting entry-level roles in banking, financial services, insurance and allied industries. These students have cleared their NISM Regulatory Certifications which gives them an option to start their own business of financial distribution.
Commenting on the initiative, Ritesh Patel, Director, Mirae Asset Foundation said, “With the BFSI sector making rapid strides in India and fintech further boosting the sector, there is a great need for human resources who are trained to take up jobs in various sector. Through this collaboration, we hope to make a modest impact and open opportunities to young students to fashion their careers in the BFSI sector.”
Nisha Shah, Director, FINX said, “We are delighted that more than 15 colleges from Mumbai University and 45 corporates are partnering with us in imparting necessary training to young students and make them job-ready to be placed across different companies. This is a great initiative and we look forward to expanding this work in the coming years.”