Barmer, Rajasthan, India, January 28, 2006

CUTS Centre for Consumer Action, Research & Training (CUTS-CART) is actively involved in the Securities Market Awareness Campaign (SMAC) with the support of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) since May 2004. Under the first and second rounds of the campaign, 10 workshops each were conducted in various remote areas of Rajasthan. The third round of the campaign, which was started in August 2005 and continue till April 08, 2006.

The eighth workshop, in the series, will be organised at Barmer, Rajasthan, India, on January 28, 2006. The aim of these workshops is to acclimatise the investors with the functioning of the securities market, such as the basic fundamentals of investment and risk management and their rights and responsibilities.