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6 Talented Students Emerge Triumphant in the Bengaluru & Jaipur City Finals of Exide Life Insurance Junior Finance Guru

105 Days ago

Business Wire India

  • Teams from St Paul’s English School, Bangalore and Tagore Public School and Ryan International School, Jaipur clinch the title ‘Junior Finance Guru’ in the categories Bright Sparks (class VI and VII) & Master Minds (class VIII, IX and X)
  • Each member of the winning team was awarded a prize money of Rs.20,000 along with the Junior Finance Guru Trophy
  • A total of 3419 students registered for Exide Life Insurance Junior Finance Guru Program conducted in Bengaluru and Jaipur. These students went through a screening process and finally 140 made it to the City Finals
  • Out of the 140 who battled it out in both cities, 6 students will go on to compete in the National finals later in 2016

The city level editions of Exide Life Insurance Junior Finance Guru in Bengaluru and Jaipur culminated today. Shrikara A & Taysir Hussain in Bright Spark category; and Ajethesh Kumar & Ayush Kapasi in Master Mind category from St Paul’s English School were honored with the title ‘Junior Finance Guru’ in Bengaluru. Akshit Soni from Tagore public school and Yash Vardhan Singh from Ryan International School bagged the awards in Jaipur. Each member of the winning team was awarded along with the Junior Finance Guru Trophy, prize money of Rs 20,000.

                                    
Junior Finance Guru is a one-of-its kind program for school going children by Exide Life Insurance Company Limited, an established Life Insurance Company in India. It is in line with the Company’s brand mission of helping Indians prepare financially for their long and happy lives. The program is targeted at school children in the age group of 11-15 years and emphasizes the importance of laying a strong foundation for children by familiarizing them on importance of good saving habits, thereby helping them make an early start.
 
The program, initially launched in Jaipur and Bengaluru, received an overwhelming response with 3419 students registering for the program. These students were then screened and finally 140 made it to the City Finals. The participants were divided into two categories Bright Sparks (CLASS VI & VII) and Master Minds (CLASS VIII, IX & X). The participants were given 15 days to prepare using the course content and underwent a school level screening in the last week of January.

                                    
Speaking on the launch of Junior Finance Guru, Mohit Goel, Director – Marketing, Exide Life Insurance said, “I congratulate all the City Level Junior Finance Gurus and look forward to seeing them compete at the National Level later this year. We hope they have been able to takeaway important lessons on Money and Savings through this program. Given the overwhelming response received from both schools as well as parents, we now plan to make this as a regular feature every year offering continued learning in the space of Money and Finance.”
 
About Exide Life Insurance Company Limited
 
Exide Life Insurance Company Limited commenced operations in 2001 and is head quartered in Bangalore. The company is profitable and serves over 10 lakh customers across India and manages over INR 8,800 crores in assets. The company is 100% owned by Exide Industries Limited and is proud to be part of a 100 year old brand heritage in India. (*As on 31st March 2015)
 
Exide Life Insurance distributes its products through multi-channels viz. Agency, Banc assurance, Alliances and Direct Channels. The Agency channel comprises of over 35,000 advisors who are attached to over 200 company offices and customer care centers across the country. The Alliances business includes distribution relationships with banks, Corporate Agents, Brokers & Referral Partners.
 
Exide Life Insurance, one of the leading life insurance companies in South India, is now growing its franchise in East and other parts of the country. The company is focused on providing long term protection and savings solutions and has a strong traditional product portfolio with a consistent bonus track record. Exide Life Insurance has the ISO 9001:2008 quality certification for all Customer Service processes.
 
About Exide Industries Limited
 
Exide is India’s largest manufacturer of electric storage batteries and its biggest power-storage solutions provider with a market capitalization of over INR 15,000 crores*. Since its introduction in India more than a hundred years ago, Exide remains the foremost and the most trusted battery brand in India. The century old brand equity is backed by a robust nation-wide network of 18000-plus dealers. (*As on 31st March 2015)
 
With 7 world-class battery manufacturing factories across India, the range of products offered by the company covers everything from the smallest batteries required in motorcycles to the giant batteries powering submarines. After all, India moves on Exide.

Photo Caption:
Shrikara A & Taysir Hussain in Bright Spark category; and Ajethesh Kumar & Ayush Kapasi in Master Mind category from St Paul’s English School were honored with the title ‘Junior Finance Guru’.
R Vishnu Kumar, Director – Customer Services with the winners; Akshit Soni from Tagore public school and Yash Vardhan Singh from Ryan International School.

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