Date/Time 16 Aug 2023 20:22:00


SET News :SET joins hands with BOT to expand financial literacy, investment knowledge for provincial people

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SET News 63/2023 August 16, 2023 SET joins hands with BOT to expand financial literacy, investment knowledge for provincial people BANGKOK, August 16, 2023 - The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) in collaboration with the region offices of the Bank of Thailand (BOT) will organize the "Ruthun Pakthong on Tour" (Be Aware of Livelihoods on Tour), a financial literacy course to share knowledge on finance, debt payoff techniques, savings, and income generation as well as building financial and investment immunity to people in Khon Kaen, Chiang Mai and Songkhla provinces. The project, which will kick off in Khon Kaen province, is aimed at enabling people to apply the knowledge in everyday life for their better living conditions. SET President Pakorn Peetathawatchai said the COVID-19 situation which upended people's life prompted SET to initiate the "Ruthun Pakthong with SET" (Be Aware of Livelihoods with SET) project in 2020. Under the project, gurus have been giving tips to solve everyday problems via easy-to-understand video episodes, which has reached out to people in regions through online channels and media partners. SET hopes viewers will apply the shared knowledge to solve their everyday problems and thus improve their living conditions. The "Ruthun Pakthong with SET" series comprise knowledge about financial problems with debt-free guru, a certified financial planner Sathit Bovornsantisuth; knowledge about sufferings with mind-healing guru Phra R?javajirapa??ita (Phra Maha Pranom Dhamm?la?k?ra), the abbot of Wat Chak Daeng; knowledge about agriculture with garden-paddy field-forest-water guru Wiwat Salyakamthorn, the founder of Pudalaymahavijalaya School; knowledge about sales techniques with business guru Songpol Shanmatkit, Chief Executive Officer of TVD Holdings pcl; and technology knowledge with hi-tech guru Putthipong Skonthawat, SET Executive Vice President and Head of IT Operations Group. "In 2023, SET plans the "Ruthun Pakthong on Tour" activity in provincial areas, in cooperation with BOT's Northeastern Region Office in Khon Kaen province, Northern Region Office in Chiang Mai province and Southern Region Office in Hat Yai district of Songkhla province. In the events, these gurus will share knowledge and recommend solutions to reporters and influencers who will be channels to disseminate the knowledge to groups of people, and interested persons. The gurus from the Ruthun Pakthong project are ready to answer all unresolved issues. Also, speakers from BOT will join the sessions to make sure that shared knowledge will cover all facets of the finance and personal economy that people want to know," Pakorn said. The first "Ruthun Pakthong on Tour" session will be organized at the Region Office of BOT in Khon Kaen province from 8.30 to 13.00 hrs. on Friday, August 18, 2023. Interested persons in Khon Kaen and nearby provinces can find answers to all financial issues. The session will present all financial answers by the debt-free guru, Sathit. On the same occasion, BOT will share knowledge about debt solutions and financial risks. Interested parties can register for the session in advance at For more information, please call SET Contact Center at 0 2009 9999. "SET...Make it Work for Everyone" Follow us on Twitter @SET_Thailand_EN ______________________________________________________________________