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Chitra Ramkrishna Baiography, Age, Height, Husband, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : March 7, 2022

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Short Biography

Chitra Ramkrishna was born in 1963 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. She is an Indian Business Executive, Businessperson, former Managing Director (MD) & Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the National Stock Exchange (NSE).

Other Name: Chitra, Chitra Ramakrishna
Other Professions: Businessperson Managing Director CEO

Chitra Ramkrishna Complete Bio & Career

Chitra is a highly qualified woman. She did B. COm from R.A. Podar College of Commerce and Economics, Mumbai. THe, she attended CHarted Institute of Management Accountants, UK, and obtained a Bachelor of Laws degree. After completing her studies, she started working in the finance division of Industrial development of India in 1985. Also, she worked at the Securities and Exchange Board of India.

She was the first Indian Women CEO ad Managing Director of the National Stock Exchange 2013. She resigned from the post in 2016. The reason behind her resignation was the allegations of sharing the trading information of NSE with many established brokers in India. Also, a show-cause notice was issued against her along with 14 others including Subramaniam Anand. It was also claimed that the appointment of Subramaniam Anand as Cheif Security Officer was also made in the wrong manner on her recommendation of her. As she was found guilty in the case, SEBI imposed a penalty of 3 crores on her and also barred her from any activities related to the stock exchange for five years.

On February 17, 2021, the Income Tax department raided her residence in case of tax evasion. During the investigation, Chitra's laptop was also investigated. It was found that Chitra had shared the confidential information of NSE with an unknown person through e-mails for the past 20 years. It was revealed by her that she has shared the information with her spiritual Guru who used to lives in the Himalayas. On March 6, 2022, CBI arrested Chitra under the charges of scam at NSE.

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Chitra Ramkrishna Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born into a Hindu Brahmin family to a Chartered Accountant father. She is married. No more information has been revealed anywhere about her family.

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Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School N/A
College Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), United Kingdom
Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI), New Delhi
R.A.Podar College Of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai
Qualification B.Com. (Bachelor of Commerce)
Bachelor of Laws (LLB)
Hobbies Playing Veena, Listening to Carnatic Music
Marital Status Married
Salary INR 1.01 Crore (F.Y. 2014-15)
INR 1.16 Crore (F.Y. 2015-16)
INR 1.34 Crore(F.Y. 2016-17)
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Red, Golden
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar , Aruna Sairam
Favorite Dress Saree

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Chitra Ramkrishna

  • Chitra is the first women Managing director and CEO of the National Stock Exchange.
  • She was found guilty in case of sharing NSE's confidential information for her personal benefit.
  • In 2013, she was named as Women Leader of The Year by Forbes.
  • On March 6, 2022, CBI arrested her in the scam charges at NSE.
  • She was highly under the influence of her spiritual Guru known as Himalayan Yogi.