5.14 International Securities Identification Number
WHAT IS ISIN ?
Each security issued bears a unique ISIN issued by the International Standards Organisation (ISO). In India, the task of issuing ISIN of various securities has been assigned by SEBI to NSDL. For government securities, allotment of ISIN is done by the RBI. Each member country has a different code according to the ISIN Standard ISO 6166. ISIN is a twelve-character long identification mark.