Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
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,
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"
Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
The Reserve Bank of India was established on April 1, 1935 in accordance with the
provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934.
The Preamble of the Reserve Bank of India describes the basic functions of the Reserve
Bank as: "...to regulate the issue of Bank Notes and keeping of reserves with
a view to securing monetary stability in India and generally to operate the currency
and credit system of the country to its advantage."
Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA)
The Ministry is primarily concerned with administration of the Companies Act, 1956,
other allied Acts and rules & regulations framed there-under mainly for regulating
the functioning of the corporate sector in accordance with law.