Central Depository Services

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Central Depository Services Limited
Public sector depository
Traded asNSECDSL
IndustryBusiness Services
FoundedFebruary 1999 (February 1999)
HeadquartersMumbai, India
Key people
P S Reddy, (Managing Director & CEO)[1] Cyrus Khambata (Managing Director)[2]

Central Depository Services (India) Ltd (CDSL), is the second Indian central securities depository based in Mumbai.[3] Its main function is the holding securities either in certificated or uncertificated (dematerialized) form, to enable book entry transfer of securities.

Promoters / shareholders[edit]

CDSL is promoted by Bombay Stock Exchange Limited (BSE)[4] jointly with State Bank of India, Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, HDFC Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, Axis Bank and Union Bank of India.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Holding the key to CDSL's growth". Sify.com. 2010-08-25. Retrieved 2011-02-12.
  2. ^ "CDSL reduces demat charges to Rs 5. - PTI - The Press Trust of India Ltd. | HighBeam Research - FREE trial". Highbeam.com. 2005-12-12. Retrieved 2011-02-12.[dead link]
  3. ^ "Depository Activity". Dicindialtd.com. 2000-06-26. Archived from the original on 2010-10-23. Retrieved 2011-02-12.
  4. ^ "Battle hots up for CDSL takeover - Home". livemint.com. 2010-03-19. Retrieved 2011-02-12.
  5. ^ "CDSL :: About CDSL :: Introduction". Cdslindia.com. 1999-07-15. Retrieved 2011-02-12.

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