The first Covid-19 case at Sebi had emerged on May 7 after which the regulator had to sanitize its two head office buildings at BKC.
“Since the lockdown
has been announced, Sebi has been taking all precautionary measures including those announced by central and state governments and is following all the protocols prescribed by the component authorities, which has helped Sebi to continue its uninterrupted functioning,” the official added.
Despite a nationwide lockdown, the stock market ecosystem has been allowed to operate. Sebi’s workload during the lockdown
has, in fact, been higher than usual, say sources, as it has had to ensure smooth functioning of the markets
and announce tweaks to several regulations to adapt to changing dynamics triggered by the coronavirus
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