Neighbourhood News Desk/ Garima Kotroo
The former economic affairs secretary Shaktikanta Das has been appointed as the new governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) after Urjit Patel, who abruptly resigned in economic disputes.
The former Indian Administrative Services (IAS) officer will firstly work on stabilizing the relationship between Central bank and the government.
Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant tweeted that “Extremely seasoned & matured official with immense experience of finance. Das is a brilliant team leader, a great consensus builder & highly communicative. Will focus on India’s economic growth while ensuring RBI’s autonomy”.