The National Stock Exchange of India Limited (NSE), India’s leading stock exchange, and the National Institute of Industrial Engineering (NITIE) Mumbai, one of the leading business schools in the country offering education, training and industrial consultancy in the field of Engineering Management signed an MoU for academic and research collaboration in the field of Finance and Economics.

The MOU covers a wide range of activities including capacity building through design and development of courses in Finance & Economics, undertaking research in cutting edge areas including Fintech and organizing seminars, conferences, and symposia among others, with the underlying objective of creating an industry-ready talent pool by utilizing mutual capabilities. NSE and NITIE will also collectively work towards contributing to the literature on financial market research in the country and promoting general financial market awareness and policy advocacy. The MOU was signed by Prof. Vivekanand Khanapuri, Dean (Sponsored Research & Industrial Consultancy), NITIE and Dr. Tirthankar Patnaik, Chief Economist, NSE on Thursday, June 22nd, 2023 at NSE’s headquarters in the presence of Shri. Ashishkumar Chauhan, MD & CEO of NSE and senior faculty members from NITIE.

On this occasion, Shri Ashishkumar Chauhan said: “Financial market education is pivotal for attaining greater financial inclusion in our country. The youth of today are the growth engines of our country and therefore require access to the best pedagogy that is designed to meet the current demands of the economy and provide the competency required to fulfill their career aspirations and achieve financial freedom. NSE is happy to collaborate with NITIE to work towards enhancing financial education in India that will the economy, markets and investors.”

Prof. Manoj Kumar Tiwari, Director, NITIE said “This is a momentous occasion for us as it will open newer learning opportunities for our students in the field of finance. The NSE would benefit from the in-depth knowledge and analytical abilities of the NITIE faculty and students. Moreover, the synergistic effects of this collaboration will help in building the right kind of talent pool that India’s ever-expanding financial sector requires. I am confident that the outcome of this association will be positive and mutually beneficial”.