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Former finance secretary Shaktikanta Das appointed as Governor of RBI Read In Hindi

The announcement came a day after Urjit Patel​ announced his resignation on Monday.

Edited by: India TV News Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: December 11, 2018 19:05 IST ]
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Shaktikanta Das

Shaktikanta Das was appointed as new Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor on Tuesday. The announcement came a day after Urjit Patel announced his resignation on Monday from the central bank.  

Das is a retired 1980 batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Tamil Nadu cadre. 

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Earlier, he was a member of the Fifteenth Finance Commission of India. During his career as a bureaucrat, he served in various capacities for Indian and Tamil Nadu governments. 

Das retired as Economic Affairs Secretary in May 2017. He has been appointed for a term of three years.

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