Last time Darashaw had organized a similar seminar (Force
Reckon V) under the auspices of Mr. N. Rangachary,
Chairperson-IRDA; Mr. Ajay Singh, Central Provident Fund
Commissioner- (EPFO); Mr. A Vishwanathan, Additional Central
Provident Fund Commissioner- (EPFO); Dr. Mukul G. Asher,
Professor-National University of Singapore; Mr. B.K.
Bhattacharya, Chairman-Pension Reforms Committee
The Seminar received a very good response and was hailed as a
groundbreaker. The main purpose of this seminar was to bring
about a greater level of interaction between the regulatory
authorities and the trusts. Over 250 delegates representing big
organizations took part in this seminar.
For any organization especially an industry body such as
Force Reckon, it is critical to have clarity and focus.
Therefore, Force Reckon’s Vision, Mission Statement, KRAs &
Goals were set out after a lot of thought and feed back.
“By Unlocking Peoples’
Wealth, We Unlock The Nation’s Wealth”
Enhance the knowledge and awareness base of
the Retirement Benefit administrators and fund managers.
Better mutual understanding and interaction
between the Retirement Benefits industry participants and the
Positively influence the Post retirement
funds’ investment pattern to benefit the fund and it's
beneficiaries as well as help in the creation of wealth.
All the above has helped to make Force Reckon an eagerly
awaited for annual event and helped to strike a balance between
the regulatory authorities in this industry and the various
participants in terms of the fund managers. Thus, Force Reckon
became the only forum of its kind that facilitated the
interaction between the regulatory authorities and the fund
For the past couple of years Darashaw has been continuing
with its agenda of actionable, meaningful and required reforms
for the retirement funds. There are several issues involved in
developing a strategy and policy environment for management of
retirement funds. The primary objective of a system is to ensure
the retirement income security. Global experience has shown that
a sound strategy for investments needs attention to both
technical and policy issues.
So, with the winds of Transformation blowing over the
financial landscape, with these conferences there is greater
transparency, higher accountability and freedom to choose as per