Shaktikanta Das Current Affairs, GK & News

RBI’s second purchase under G-SAP 1.0

The Governor of Reserve Bank of India Shaktikanta Das recently announced that the apex bank will make the second purchase of Government securities under the G-Sec Acquisition Programme 1.0 on May 20, 2021. The first purchase was made in April 2021. The RBI purchased Rs 25,000 crores of Government Securities during the first purchase. What ..

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RBI: RTGS could be Expanded Beyond India

Governor of Reserve Bank of India, Shaktikanta Das, while speaking at 7th edition of India Economic Conclave has called for effective regulation which should help innovation in fintech space. Highlights According to RBI Governor, Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) has multi-currency capabilities. So, there is scope to explore if it can be expanded beyond India. He ..

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RBI to create a ‘Specialised Supervisory and Regulatory Cadre’

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) Central Board has decided to create a ‘Specialised Supervisory and Regulatory Cadre’ within the RBI. Key Highlights About: The decision to create a Specialised Supervisory and Regulatory Cadre within the RBI was taken at the recent two-day meeting of Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) Central Board which was held ..

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Nilekani Panel on Digital Payments submits report to RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) appointed committee on ‘suggestions on promoting digital payment’ has submitted its report to RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das. The committee was headed by Nandan Nilekani, also known as Aadhaar Architect. Key Highlights Background: In January 2019 RBI had set up a five-member panel headed by Nilekani, on deepening digital payments ..

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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, ..

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