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A list of regulators in India.[1]

Regulatory agencies exercise regulatory or supervisory authority over a variety of activities and endeavors in India.



1. RBI – Reserve Bank of IndiaEdit

Sector: Banking & Finance, Monetary Policy

2. SEBI – Securities and Exchange Board of IndiaEdit

Sector: Securities (Stock) & Capital Market

3. IRDAI – Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of IndiaEdit

Sector: Insurance

4. PFRDA – Pension Fund Regulatory & Development AuthorityEdit

Sector: Pension

5. NABARD – National Bank for Agriculture and Rural DevelopmentEdit

Sector: Financing of rural development

6. SIDBI – Small Industries Development Bank of IndiaEdit

Sector: Financing Micro, Small and Medium-Scale Enterprises

7. NHB - National Housing BankEdit

Sector: Financing Housing

8. TRAI – Telecom Regulatory Authority of IndiaEdit

Sector: Telecommunication & Tariffs and Cyber-Security

9. CBFC – Central Board of Film CertificationEdit

Sector: Film/TV Certification & Censorship

10. FSDC – Financial Stability and Development CouncilEdit

Sector: Financial Sector Development

11. FSSAI – Food Safety and Standards Authority of IndiaEdit

Sector: Food

12. BIS – Bureau of Indian StandardsEdit

Sector: Standards & Certification

13. ASCI – Advertising Standards Council of IndiaEdit

Sector: Advertising

14. BCCI – Board of Control for Cricket in IndiaEdit

Sector: Cricket

15. AMFI – Association of Mutual FundsEdit


16. EEPC – Engineering Export Promotional Council of IndiaEdit

Sector: Trade and Investment

17. EICI – Express Industry Council of IndiaEdit

Sector: Trade

18. FIEO – Federation of Indian Export OrganisationEdit

Sector: Export

19. INSA – Indian National Shipowners’ AssociationEdit

Sector: Shipping

20. ICC – Indian Chemical CouncilEdit

Sector: Manufacturing

21. ISSDA – Indian Stainless Steel Development AssociationEdit

Sector: Growth and Development

22. MAIT – Manufacturers’ Association for Information TechnologyEdit

Sector: IT

23. NASSCOM – National Association of Software and Service CompaniesEdit

Sector: IT

24. OPPI – Organisation Of Plastic Processors of IndiaEdit

Sector: Manufacturing

25. PEPC – Project Exports Promotion Council of IndiaEdit

Sector: Trade

26. CDSCO – Central Drugs Standard Control OrganisationEdit

Sector: Medical Devices and Drugs

27. IBBI - Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India

Sector: Finance

Sectors Regulator Established Website
Inland Waterways for shipping and navigation Inland Waterways Authority of India 27-Oct-1986 [1]
National Highways National Highways Authority of India 1988 [2]
Commodity Market Forward Markets Commission (merged with SEBI) 1953 [3]
Telecommunication Industry Telecom Regulatory Authority of India 20-Feb-1997 [4]
Financial Audit and Accounting professions Institute of Chartered Accountants of India 1-May-1949 [5]
Financial system and monetary policy Reserve Bank of India 01-Apr-1935 [6]
Mining and Mineral Exploration Directorate General of Mines Safety(DGMS) 07-Jan-1902 [7]
Food Safety Food Safety and Standards Authority of India Aug-2011 [8]
Security Market Securities and Exchange Board of India 12-Apr-1992 [9]
Aeronautical Tariff Airports Economic Regulatory Authority 12-May-2009 [10]
Insurance industry Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority 1999 [11]
Pension PFRDA – Pension Fund Regulatory & Development Authority NA NA
Company- related matters Registrar of Companies 1956 [12]
Competition Commission of India 2003
Power sector Central Electricity Regulatory Commission 24-Jul-1998 [13]
Pension sector Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority 10-Oct-2003 [14]
Warehouses Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority 2007


Atomic Energy Atomic Energy Regulatory Board 1983
Housing Finance companies National Housing Bank 1987
Medical Devices and drugs Central Drug standardisation and control organisation 1940

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