Founded 12 April 1992
Address Plot No.C4-A, 'G' Block
Bandra-Kurla Complex, Bandra (East),
Mumbai - 400051, Maharashtra
No of employees: 643+(2012)
The Securities and Exchange Board of India was established on April 12, 1992 in accordance with the provisions of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992.
The Preamble of the Securities and Exchange Board of India describes the basic functions of the Securities and Exchange Board of India as "...to protect the interests of investors in securities and to promote the development of, and to regulate the securities market and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto"
The Commodity Derivatives Market Regulation Department is responsible for supervising the functioning and operations of Commodity Derivative exchanges. The following Divisions will perform the functions of the Department:
Division of Market Policy.
Division of Exchange Administration.
Division of Exchange Inspection and complaints against Exchanges.
Division of Risk Management and Products.