SEBI Launches Information Database On Municipal Bonds

Current Affairs

  • Markets regulator SEBI has launched an information database on municipal bonds.
  • As part of efforts to develop the bond markets, an outreach program on municipal bonds and municipal finance was organized by SEBI in the national capital on January 20 and 21.
  • Representatives from various stakeholders, including the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, municipal corporations, stock exchanges, credit rating agencies, merchant bankers, and debenture trustees, participated in the program.
  • At the event, SEBI Chairperson Madhabi Puri Buch emphasized the potential of municipal bonds in infrastructure development and nation-building. The information database was launched at the event.
  • “The information database contains a wide range of information in the form of statistics and regulations, circulars, guidance notes, and Frequently Asked Questions issued by Sebi in respect of municipal debt securities.

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