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BSE Technologies Private Limited receives authorization from SEBI to operate as a KYC Registration Agency (KYC KRA)

Apr 7th, 2022 7:46 pm | By | Category: SPECIAL NEWS COVERAGE

Mumbai, April 7, 2022: BSE Technologies Private Limited (BTPL), a 100% subsidiary of BSE received authorisation from Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to act as a KYC KRA agency. BSE has always been at the vanguard of implementing the best and leading-edge technologies, processes, and practices for ensuring the safety and integrity of markets. In line with the Government’s vision of inclusive investor reach, where KYC is a pre-requisite for commencement of any investments in the Securities market. BSE’s initiative through BTPL would go a long way towards achieving inclusive investor reach in the securities market.

KYC KRA is SEBI regulated intermediary, which will grant the market participants authorisation of investor’s Know Your Client (KYC), which will be mandatory for investment in securities market.

Speaking on this occasion Ashishkumar Chauhan, MD & CEO, BSE said, “We thank SEBI for reposing its faith in BSE to operate as a KYC Registration Agency. KYC KRA has become a key segment for securities market investors and acts as a starting point for any investor’s journey in the securities market. The long experience of BSE for over 147 years as a frontline Regulator will help in ensuring that BTPL will maintain highest standards of governance and practices. This is an important step by SEBI to enhance the investor faith in the securities markets.

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