Commencement of construction of new NISM campus at Patalganga

Hon`ble Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh unveiled the Commemorative Plaque symbolizing the commencement of construction of new NISM campus at Patalganga on Friday, May 24, 2013.

The Prime minister was attending the silver jubilee function of SEBI held in Mumbai. The event was graced with the presence of Hon`ble Minister of Communications and Information Technology and Law and Justice Shri Kapil Sibal, Hon`ble Finance Minister Shri P. Chidambaram, Hon`ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri Prithviraj Chavan & SEBI Chairman Shri U. K. Sinha among other dignitaries.

Dr. Singh said ‘I am happy that SEBI has over the years nurtured and supported under its auspices the National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) to promote securities market education and research. It is also heartening to note that the Government of Maharashtra has allotted 70 acre of land for the new campus of NISM at Pathalganga, Navi Mumbai. The NISM will have, a state-of the art residential campus catering to 1,000 students at a time. The Institute is expected to play a pivotal role in implementing the National Strategy for Financial Education (NSFE)’.

The new state-of-the-art campus of NISM will be situated on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway at Patalganga. The new campus, once functional, will give a major boost to the activities of NISM.