Addendum to SEBI Circular on Development of Passive Funds



Dated: July 29, 2022



All Entities are hereby informed that the Exchange has received a Circular from SEBI Vide Ref. No. SEBI/HO/IMD/DF2/CIR/P/2022/102, dated July 28, 2022 regarding Addendum to SEBI Circular on Development of Passive Funds . The contents of the said circular are reproduced hereunder for information.


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SEBI/HO/IMD/DF2/CIR/P/2022/102                                                       July 28, 2022



All Recognized Stock Exchanges/

All Clearing Corporations/

All Depositories/

All Custodians/

All Mutual Funds/

All Asset Management Companies (AMCs)/

All Trustee Companies/ Boards of Trustees of Mutual Funds/

All Registrar and Transfer Agents (RTAs)/

Stock Brokers cum Market Makers/

Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI)


Dear Sir/ Madam,


Subject: Addendum to SEBI Circular on Development of Passive Funds


1. This has reference to SEBI circular No. SEBI/HO/IMD/DOF2/P/CIR/2022/69 dated May 23, 2022 on “Development of passive funds”. The provisions of the said circular are applicable with effect from July 01, 2022.


2. Clause 2(IV)(A) of the aforesaid circular prescribed that in respect of units of ETFs, direct transaction with AMCs shall be facilitated for investors only for transactions above a pecified threshold of INR 25 Cr.


3. Subsequently, feedback was received from stakeholders expressing certain challenges with respect to implementation of the above clause. Considering the same, it has been decided that the applicability of clause 2(IV)(A) of the circular shall be November 01, 2022.





4. This circular is issued in exercise of the powers conferred under Section 11 (1) of the Securities and Exchange Board of India Act 1992, read with the provision of Regulation 77 of SEBI (Mutual Funds) Regulation, 1996 to protect the interests of investors in securities and to promote the development of, and to regulate the securities market.


Yours faithfully,


Manaswini Mahapatra

General Manager

Tel no.: 022-26449375




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All Entities are requested to take note of the contents of the aforesaid Circular of SEBI .



Dhiraj Chakraboty

CGM & Compliance Officer