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Atanu Chakraborty may be appointed as SEBI chief: Report

Current SEBI chief Ajay Tyagi's term ends on March 1. He had been appointed as SEBI chairman in March 2017

February 28, 2020 / 12:20 PM IST

Economic Affairs Secretary Atanu Chakraborty is likely to take over as Chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Mint reported.

Current SEBI chief Ajay Tyagi's term ends on March 1. He had been appointed as SEBI chairman in March 2017.

Chakraborty has emerged as a frontrunner for the post. Other strong candidates include Madhabi Puri Buch, a full-time SEBI member, and Corporate Affairs Secretary Injeti Srinivas, sources told the paper.

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Tyagi’s file has also been forwarded to the government for a possible extension, the report added.

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The final decision on Tyagi’s successor will be taken by a two-member appointments committee of the cabinet (ACC) comprising Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah.

Chakraborty, who took over as the Economic Affairs Secretary in July last year, is a 1985 batch IAS officer from the Gujarat cadre.

Buch, if appointed, will be the first woman to lead the market regulator. In March 2017, she became the first woman to be appointed a full-time member of the SEBI board.
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first published: Feb 28, 2020 12:20 pm

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