Mr. Garg has handled several important assignments in SEBI since his joining in January 1994. He has been closely associated with SEBI and Government of India initiatives on Financial Literacy and Investor Education in the country. He initiated several investor protection and educational activities in SEBI such as launching of SCORES, Toll Free Helpline and Financial Education through Resource Persons. He is a member of OECD – International Network on Financial Education (INFE) Expert Subgroup on Financial Education for Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises and Digital Financial Literacy. He had been a member of Technical Group on Financial Inclusion & Financial Literacy under FSDC.
Mr. Garg also headed National Centre for Financial Education (NCFE), a joint initiative by all Financial Sector regulators comprising of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI), Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) for implementation of National Strategy for Financial Education (NSFE) in India from November 2012 to May 2018. NCFE made significant progress in inclusion of financial education in school curriculum of education boards in India and started some of the innovative programs like Financial Education Training Program for Teachers (FETP), Money Smart School Program (MSSP) and National Financial Literacy Assessment Test (NFLAT) during his tenure.
Mr. Garg is Chief General Manager with SEBI and presently on deputation with NISM. Mr. Garg holds degree in Law and Management.
He has been actively associated with establishment of National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) by SEBI. Mr. Garg played critical role in setting up of new state of art NISM campus at Patalganga with total investment of around Rs. 400 crore. NISM is now one of the largest certification institute in the country with more than 2,50,000 candidates taking certification examination or Continuous Professional Education Programs every year. Mr. Garg steered NISM towards a technology driven certification body with paperless processes. NISM now reaches to almost entire country through more than 250 test centres and 1500 class room programs.
Mr. Garg is Chief General Manager with SEBI and presently on deputation with NISM. Mr. Garg holds degree in Engineering, Law and Management.
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