2 November 2018 marked the final Gala Round of the first ever Finance Olympiad organized by country’s largest multi-product Non-Banking Financial Institute IDLC Finance Limited at Krishibid Institution Bangladesh. More than twenty thousand students registered and participated in the online finance Olympiad from 10 October 2018 to 25 October 2018 at the end of which 50 deserving contestants were shortlisted for the offline round. Later 24 contestants competed for the champion’s title in two groups, in front of a live audience.
Kazi M. Aminul Islam, Executive Chairman of Bangladesh Investment Development Authority (BIDA) graced the event as the chief guest. Arif Khan, CEO and Managing Director of IDLC Finance Limited was also present during the event.
Arif Khan said, “Being part of the financial sector for over 33 years, we believe IDLC has a responsibility to impart knowledge and help enhance skills of the youth on financial literacy all across the nation. Against this backdrop we have organized this Olympiad for the students of school, college and university.”
The winners received laptops, mobile phone handsets, trophy, medals and certificates from IDLC Finance Limited.
‘Orther Ortho’ an E-learning platform was formally launched at the end of the event. People can learn about various financial topics from this website.
Jane Alam Romel, Group Chief Marketing Officer of IDLC said, “People can learn about finance through interesting comics, detailed articles and exciting quizzes on this website and they can connect the real life financial problems with real life solutions by enhancing financial literacy skills.”
People can visit www.ortherortho.com to know and learn more.