ust few days ahead of the curcial board coming together on 14th December, the Governor of Reserve Bank of Republic of Republic of India (RBI) Urjit Patel
has resigned from his postal service today amongst immediate effect. With this he became the 1st RBI governor since 1990 to footstep downward earlier his term ends
. He is the 5th Governor to create then since Independence.
His three yr term was to cease inwards September 2019. He stepped downward citing personal reasons, but did non offering whatever explanation. His resignation comes against the backdrop of increasing tensions betwixt the Finance ministry building together with the Reserve Bank of India.
“On draw of piece of job organization human relationship of personal reasons, I guide maintain decided to footstep downward from my electrical flow pose effective immediately. It has been my privilege together with accolade to serve inwards the Reserve Bank of Republic of Republic of India inwards diverse capacities over the years. The back upwardly together with difficult run of RBI staff, officers together with administration has been the proximate driver of the Bank’s considerable accomplishments inwards recent years. I accept this chance to limited gratitude to my colleagues together with Directors of the RBI Central Board, together with want them all the best for the future.” Patel said inwards a statement.
Urjit Patel took over equally the 24th Governor of the cardinal banking firm on September 5, 2016. He replaced Raghuram Rajan. He had the shortest tenure since the yr 1992.
Governors who quit RBI earlier their Term
- Benegal Rama Rau inwards 1957.
- K R Puri in May 1977.
- R due north Malhotra in 1990 .
- S Venkitaramanan in 1992.
- Urjit Patel in 2018.