FINANCE LIMITED ORGANISED FINANCIAL EDUCATION & FRAUD AWARENESS CAMPAIGN In Goa As a Part Of THE NATION-WIDE INTENSIVE AWARENESS PROGRAMME 2022
Panaji: Bajaj Finance Limited, India’s largest and highly diversified NBFC and the lending arm of Bajaj Finserv Limited, organised a public awareness programme at IFB Plant, Goa, for 250+ workers and staff members. The workshop was organised as a part of the RBI’s Nation-wide Intensive Awareness Campaign to spread awareness on online fraud, financial education, Banks & NBFCs’ Internal Grievance Redressal Mechanism as well as the RBI’s Integrated Ombudsman Scheme.
The session was conducted by Bajaj Finance’s Risk Containment and Operation Teams to showcase the various modus operandi of fraudsters, safety tips against such vulnerabilities and steps to take in the event of any fraudulent incidents. Bajaj Finance has been driving awareness campaigns, through its digital and social media channels, branch networks, and other infotainment media, to reach the last mile-consumers and help them better understand financial products and services and not be exposed to any kind of online or offline vulnerabilities. Its ‘Savdhaan Rahein. Safe Rahein.’ campaign was launched as a proactive and preventive awareness initiative to help consumers stay safe against online frauds while ‘Har Time EMI On Time ‘ was launched to drive awareness and adoption of healthy financial habits amongst the public and the benefits of timely loan repayments.
In addition to the on-ground event, Bajaj Finance also shared the following advisory to help them stay safe against online frauds and adopt healthy financial practices.
Safety Tips to Beat Online Frauds:
For any service-related concerns/queries, Bajaj Finance customers must visit its website directly at www.bajajfinserv.in/reach-us
Use stronger passwords and change online banking credentials, ATM-PIN, UPI-PIN, and wallet passwords regularly
Install antivirus software from trusted entities only and it is advised to keep the device software updated
Use authorised payment modes only for making loan repayments and never forget to collect the acknowledgment receipt post completing the payment
To receive timely alerts and notifications, always keep registered contact details updated with the financial institution or any other service providers
Never attempt to make generic searches about the Bajaj Finance Customer Care Number on the internet as it may lead to FAKE helpline numbers and websites
Do not share confidential Credit/Debit Card Numbers, Expiry Date, CVV Numbers, ATM-PIN, Net banking/Phone banking passwords, UPI-PIN, or OTP with anyone
Never act on SMS messages asking to click on a link to update your PAN/Aadhaar number for KYC verification or to get the EMI card unblocked
Do not fall prey to tempting loan offers at unreasonably low rates or in exchange for advance money or processing fees
Do not download any third-party, unknown apps like TeamViewer/AnyDesk which may compromise one’s device security
Never scan any unknown QR codes or enter UPI-PIN to receive money
Do not trust any unauthorised, private third parties offering fictitious loan settlement services in exchange for upfront fe