National Conference on
- The Global Experience -

15 October, 2015, Four Seasons Hotel, Mumbai

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EPFO started investing in the stock market with an initial corpus of around Rs. 5,000 crore through ETFs in the current fiscal which is stated manifold increases as it invest via SBI Nifty Exchange-ETF and SBI Sensex ETF. The labour ministry has allowed EPFO to invest 5-15% of its incremental corpus in equities through ETFs, which are passive funds with lower expense ratio and lowering the risk of a fund manager. Some of the trade union members of EPFO's board have been opposing the decision to park funds in volatile stock market.
Globally, pension funds have been among the biggest investors in the stock markets, including through ETFs. Even in Indian markets, foreign pension funds including from the US and various European countries, are among the biggest investors and they invest here as Foreign Portfolio Investors.
To discuss all issues and global experience regarding investment of Provident Fund in the stock market, ASSOCHAM is organizing a National Conference on “Provident Fund in Equity Market” – The Global Experience on 15th October, 2015 at Mumbai.
Shri Bandaru Dattatreya, Hon’ble Minister of State (IC) for Labour and Employment, Shri K. K. Jalan, IAS, Central Provident Fund Commissioner, EPFO, Shri Hemant G. Contractor, Chairman, PFRDA, Shri S. Raman, Whole Time Member, SEBI, Ms. Chitra Ramkrishna, MD & CEO, NSE India Ltd., Shri Ashishkumar Chauhan, MD & CEO, BSE Ltd., Shri S.C. Aggarwal, CMD, SMC Global Securities Ltd. Shri Sanjay Kumar IRS, FA & CAO, EPFO and more dignitaries have invited to share their views on the topic in the Inaugural Session of the conference.
  • Opportunities & Challenges of Investing PF’s in Equity Market
  • Role of Fund Manager in investing PF’s in Equity Market
  • Role of EPFO for protecting Interest of workers, Employers & other Stakeholders
  • Impact of Investing PF’s in Equity Market.
  • Sharing Global Experience
  • Employee’s Cost Benefit Analysis
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Chief Investment Officers
  • Fund Managers
  • Private Equity Firms
  • Venture Capital Firms
  • Banking/Financial Officials
  • Sr. Reps of Corporates/PSUs
  • HR /Admin Professional
  • Legal Advisors
  • Consultancy Firms
  • Company Secretaries
Since the issues involve interest of entire working class of the country, where Government, EPFO, PFRDA, Employers, Trade Unions have their conflicting view points, the subject not only becomes sensitive but also very crucial and critical, ASSOCHAM takes this opportunity to invite you to kindly participate as “Delegateand set the tone and tenor of discussions in this conference.
We may also request your esteemed organization to avail limited Sponsorship Opportunities in this very important conference to enhance your brand visibility.

Registration Fees: 

  • Delegate Fee: Rs. 5,000/- per participant including Service Tax (10% discount for two or more persons from the same organization; 10 % discount for ASSOCHAM Member)