Ajay Tyagi Gets 18-Month Extension As SEBI Chairman
Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Chairman, Ajay Tyagi speaks during a press conference in Mumbai on Wednesday. (Photographer: Mitesh Bhuvad/PTI)

Ajay Tyagi Gets 18-Month Extension As SEBI Chairman

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Ajay Tyagi was on Wednesday given an 18-month extension, till February 2022, as the chairman of market regulator SEBI, according to a Personnel Ministry order.

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved extension of Tyagi's term for 18 months, with effect from September, 2020 up to February 28, 2022, it said.

Tyagi, a 1984 batch IAS (retired) officer of Himachal Pradesh cadre, was appointed as chairman of the Securities and Exchange Board of India in March 2017 for three years.

He was earlier this year given a six-month extension till August.

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