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A video of finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman providing water to NSDL managing director Padmaja Chunduru on the silver jubilee occasion of NSDL has surfaced on social media. 

A video of Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman getting up from her seat at an occasion and providing a bottle of water to the managing director of National Securities Depository Limited, Padmaja Chunduru, who was talking at the moment, has surfaced on social media with individuals heaping praises on the minister. The occasion was held in Mumbai on Saturday on the event of the silver jubilee of NSDL. Nirmala Sitharaman attended the occasion and launched the NSDL investor consciousness programme for college students – Market ka Eklavya.


As seen within the video, Padmaja Chunduru paused amid her speech and requested for water from the lodge workers, presumably. As she resumed her speech, apologising for the break, Nirmala Sitharaman received up from her seat and gave her a bottle of water. As the viewers clapped, MD Padmaja thanked the finance minister and poured some water from the bottle right into a glass. Then she once more started her tackle.

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“NSDL event: While giving speech Smt. Padmaja MD, NSDL requests hotel staff for water. That’s when Finance Minster gets up, walks across the stage to give bottle of water to Smt. Padmaja. What an amazing gesture !! Really respect your [email protected] Madam,” Sundeep Sikka, government director and CEO of Nippon Life India Asset Management Ltd tweeted.

NSDL on Saturday unveiled blockchain platform for Debenture Covenant Monitoring. “NSDL opened the first demat in India in 1996. NSDL has a pan-India presence through 57,000 service centres. There are more than 27 million demat accounts and the value of securities is more than $4 trillion; this will reach $5 trillion very soon,” Padmaja Chunduru stated. “Indian retail investors have played a key role especially during the last two years; they have shown the world what they can do by standing up and becoming shock absorbers, unlike FPIs,” Sitharaman stated.

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