Ajay Tyagi, 21, along with his partner Arwinder Singh clinched lightweight men's double sculls gold at the 39th Senior National Rowing and 23rd Open Sprints Championships which concluded on January 8.
The recovered amount was supposed to be paid back to the bondholders and investors of Sahara.
Ajay Tyagi said that Sebi has been performing the role of an educator by conducting various types of financial education and investors awareness activities.
Ajay Tyagi also said that the capital markets watchdog has taken slew of regulatory measures in the recent past towards investors' protection.
Going forward, Ajay Tyagi said, the focus area for the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) will be strengthening the robustness of capital markets.
Retail investors participation rises in securities market on low-interest rate, ample liquidity: SEBI Chief
Speaking at NISM's second annual capital markets conference, Tyagi said retail investors' interest in the Indian securities market has increased from 2020-21 onwards.