Since Jan 1, 2013, all open ended mutual fund schemes including equity and debt fund started to offer Direct Plans alongside with the Regular Plans. This started an era of self-investing in mutual funds without the assistance of financial advisors or need to visit a distributor for investing into a mutual fund by investors. After the introduction of the direct plan in transformative reform measures by SEBI in September 2012, its popularity has increased with the retail investors. It
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Indian Mutual Fund Industry has come a long way since its introduction in 1963. From a single asset management company enjoying a total monopoly of the sector to a range of diversified products being offered by both domestic and global companies. With time, the domestic MFI have innovated themselves to suit the most modern needs of the investor. One such reform happened in mutual fund sector in 2013 was the introduction of Direct Plan by SEBI.