An officer working with capital markets regulator Sebi has examined constructive for COVID-19, prompting the regulatory authority to get its headquarters in Mumbai utterly sanitised as per the mandatory protocols whereas guaranteeing that each one its capabilities proceed uninterrupted, officers mentioned. Whereas many of the workers at Sebi’s head workplace within the Bandra Kurla Advanced space have been working from house ever because the lockdown started on March 25, some have been coming to workplace as per the federal government tips.
Crucial preparations are already in place for the work to proceed uninterrupted, officers mentioned.
All capital market entities, together with inventory exchanges and commodities bourses, have been functioning through the lockdown as a part of relaxations given for important providers.
The Securities and Change Board of India (Sebi) has been really very energetic throughout this time, whereas issuing a lot of circulars and notifications together with for granting a lot of relaxations to market entities and listed corporations, as additionally for higher surveillance throughout such tough occasions to safeguard traders’ curiosity.
Sources mentioned that the workplace premise was utterly sanitised this morning and can stay closed for the day as a part of ample precaution, after it was discovered on Thursday night that one officer has examined constructive.
“Since lockdown has been introduced, Sebi has been taking all precautionary measures together with these introduced by the central and state governments,” an official mentioned.
“After one in every of its officers reportedly examined constructive for COVID-19 Thursday night, Sebi is taking additional required motion as per the protocol, together with sanitisation of its workplace buildings in BKC. Sebi continues to operate uninterruptedly,” the official added.