July 02, 1999
The President! Executive Director! Managing Director All Stock Exchanges
Sub: Rationalisation of the existing Margin System
Dear Sir! Madam,
Different margins have evolved! were prescribed by SEBI, at different points of time keeping in view the requirements and exigencies of the prevailing situations. Though the existing margin system has been working well, it was felt that there were certain variations in the implementation of various margins by the exchanges. SEBI had constituted a committee comprising of SED, Shri L K Singhvi, ED, Shri Pratip Kar, ED Shri M D Patel and some representatives of the exchanges, to review, rationalise and streamline the margining system. The committee met from time to time and the following decisions have been taken.