Shaktikanta Das newly appointed Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Shaktikanta Das, a retired 1980 batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre, has been appointed as the 25th Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for a period of 3 years. He succeeded the post after the sudden resignation of Urjit Patel as the RBI Governor on December 10, 2018. Prior to this appointment, he was the Member of the 15th Finance Commission and India’s sherpa at the 2018 G20 Summit. During his career as an IAS officer, he served in various capacities for Indian and Tamil Nadu governments, including as Economic Affairs Secretary of India, Revenue Secretary of India, Fertilizers Secretary of India.
Topics: Chief secretary • Civil Services of India • Fifteenth Finance Commission • Government of India • Indian Administrative Service • Pradeep Kumar Sinha • Reserve Bank of India • Shaktikanta Das • Urjit Patel