Citing personal reason, Urjit Patel, Governor Reserve Bank of India, has resigned. His resignation would take effect immediately, Urjit Patel said in his statement. He took charge on September 4, 2016, as the 24th Governor of Reserve Bank of India. His tenure would have ended in September 2019.
Full statement given by him is:
“On account of personal reasons, I have decided to step down from my current position effective immediately. It has been my privilege and honour to serve in the Reserve Bank of India in various capacities over the years. The support and hard work of RBI staff, officers and management has been the proximate driver of the Bank’s considerable accomplishments in recent years. I take this opportunity to express gratitude to my colleagues and Directors of the RBI Central Board, and wish them all the best for the future”
The Government has acknowledged with a deep sense of appreciation the services rendered by Urjit Patel to the country both in his capacity as the Governor and the Deputy Governor of The RBI. It was a pleasure for me to deal with him and benefit from his scholarship, the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley expressed in his tweet. Read more posts…
Monday, 10 December 2018 | PNS