This conference, taking place on 4-5 March 2013 in New Delhi, India, addressed specific issues relating to financial literacy in India and the Asia region. It presented the output of the Russia/OECD/World Bank Trust Fund on Financial Literacy and Education.
Taking place in Goa, India, this event addressed international issues and global trends relating to investor education, with a particular focus on investor education in Asia.
In recent years, India has enjoyed one of the highest growth rates worldwide, weathering the global financial crisis better than many other countries.
The Indian financial system has changed considerably since the 1990s. Interest rates have been deregulated and new entrants allowed in the banking and the securities business.
Building on the OECD's internationally recognised standards in the area of financial education, participants in this event shared best practices and experiences in the fields of financial education and literacy. As a result, they were better equipped to address their national and regional challenges in these policy areas.The workshop was co-hosted by the Reserve Bank of India and the OECD and was sponsored by the Government of Japan.