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Keen to fill vacant posts at regulatory bodies at the earliest: Sitharaman

The Centre had invited applications for the Sebi chairperson's position in October 2021

Nirmala Sitharaman
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Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Subrata PandaSamie Modak Mumbai
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Tuesday said the government was keen to fill the vacant position of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (Irdai) chairman at the earliest. She, however, stopped short of giving a timeline on when the appointment for the post, lying vacant since May 2021, will be made.

She said the government was also in the process of filling up the soon-to- be vacant chairman’s post of Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi). Incumbent Ajay Tyagi’s term as the chairman will come to an end on February 28. In a press meet, the finance minister, referring to the

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First Published: Feb 22 2022 | 11:28 PM IST

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