Punjab University Hailey College of Banking and Finance has organized an awareness declamation contest in connection with celebration of Insurance Day, in a bid to increase awareness in the general public about the benefit accruing from Insurance.
Principal HCBF Prof Dr. Mubbsher Munawar Khan, CEO Atlas Insurance Mr. Arshad P. Rana, CEO Al Falah Insurance Mr. Nasar us Samad Qureshi, Chairman IAP North Mr. Abdul Haye and Mr. Muhammad Ishaq Khan attended the event. The topic of contest was “why educated youth should adopt Insurance as profession”. A large number of students enrolled in the discipline of Insurance & Risk Management participated in the event to express their solidarity with the insurance profession.
The speakers expressed their hopes that the educated youth has enough potential to tap the vast segment of the society and increase the penetration of Insurance. They said the comparatively lower rate of underwriting could be increased if educated youth is employed to create awareness in the public. The students were confident that with the quality of education being provided by HCBF in the discipline of Insurance & Risk Management, the graduating youth could accept the challenge. With their better understanding of risk management they can analyze the risks associated and can suggest remedial course to protect the interest of the public in general and business community in particular.
The audience appreciated the zealous speeches and innovative ideas. Declamation contest was judged by the panel comprising Prof. Dr. Mubbsher Munawar Khan, Mr. Nasar us Samad Qureshi and Mr. Muhammad Ishaq Khan. Ms. Farwa Gul and Mr. Junaid Tauqeer emerged to be the winners of the event. Mr. Arshad P. Rana, in his address appreciated the efforts of college management in achieving academic excellence. He remarked that the graduated students of HCBF had potential to come up to the expectations of the employers.