Niveshak, the finance club of IIM Shillong tries to be an epitome of the financial acumen of it’s students. By becoming a bridge that links potential with platform, the club through its activities tries to provide students a unique exposure to the financial world, helping them channelise & build their financial skills
Vignaesh Srinivassan, Tushar Gera, Hulash Goyal, Ishan Pandey,Siddhant Saha,Megha Rekhani, Mehak Dinghra, Shivangi Jyoti, Harichandana Kolagani.
Established in 2008 as the institute’s first club, the finance club has progressively evolved into a strong platform for building a long standing and mutually beneficial relationship between the corporates and the student community. The principal activities of the club are to publish the magazine – ‘Niveshak’, organize finance knowledge session, conduct events and manage the Niveshak Investment Fund (NIF).
NIF is a diversified equity portfolio that aims for growth, through a focused and optimally diversified portfolio strategy, the fund aims to optimize the risk adjusted return by building a portfolio of large and mid-cap stocks across sectors, selected as per in-house sector choice methodology.
The club organizes various sessions by eminent personalities in BLS, events in annual management fest ‘Khlurthma’ and the flagship finance series ‘FinWeekend’. Events held in ‘FinWeekend’ are open to participants across premier B-schools and facilitates learning for students in the domain of finance and economics. The club also partners with various online training academies to encourage students in grooming their finance knowledge by registering for finance certification courses. The club members actively organize regular knowledge sharing sessions, where the trending topics are discussed to keep the batch abreast with the current affairs in the world of finance. Major highlight is the budget discussion session that sees active participation from students. Every month the club publishes a podcast to discuss global stories, insights and top issues.
The Finance Club's premier event wherein the students from different colleges are required to trade for different commodities on a common platform.
A major event conducted during Khlurthma.
An event to test the financial knowledge, analytical intellect and designing skills of participants to come up with an info-graphic capturing the essence of the financial events in the year.
A first-of-its-kind estimation game, this event requires the participants to present their opinions on the budget beforehand and back it with strong rationale.
A fun filled Koffee quiz where the participants are given an opportunity to display their knowledge of the Finance and Business World.
Every month, the club publishes its magazine, Niveshak, which invites articles from students across the country. The editorial team of the club bears upon itself the tough task of shortlisting, analysing and editing the articles received to be published in the magazine. Having a nationwide readership, the team ensures articles of top quality on important issues are printed that give investors not just information, but insights from students prospecting to become leading investors themselves. In addition to articles, the editorial team highlights some recent events which have created a spark in the financial markets, interviews with investment bankers and stock analysts from leading enterprises and highlighting lessons learn from historical events in addition to articles by students.
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