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Shaktikanta Das - Know all about the new RBI Governor

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

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Published on: December 11, 2018 18:57 IST
Shaktikanta Das

Shaktikanta Das

The government on Tuesday appointed Shaktikanta Das as the new Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Shaktikanta Das will succed Urjit who resigned on Monday citing "personal reasons".

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

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.

Post his retirement from the IAS, Das was appointed as a member of the Fifteenth Finance Commission. In addition, he was appointed as India's Sherpa to the G-20.

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