Anant Barua has been appointed as a whole-time member of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI).
According to an official sources, Anant Barua is an executive director in the market regulator, has been appointed to the post for three years on the pay as admissible to additional secretary to the central government or a consolidated salary of Rs 4 lakh per month.
Anant Barua took charge as the executive director of SEBI in May 2010. Prior to this assignment, he was legal adviser, Legal Affairs Department (LAD), SEBI. He had been working in the LAD since 1992. Barua is a commerce graduate with LLB from the University of Delhi.
He was on deputation to the Central Bank of Bahrain as legal adviser and has also worked with the Industrial Finance Corporation of India (IFCI), National Fertilizers Ltd. (NFL) and DCM Ltd.