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  • Shaktikanta Das has become the 25th governor of the Reserve Bank Of India(RBI) in December 2018.
  • C.D. Deshmukh was the first Indian Governor.

About RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is India‚Äôs Central Banking Institution, which controls the monetary policy of the Indian rupee.

  • Started: 1 April 1935 under RBI Act 1934
  • Nationalized: 1 January 1949
  • India Govt. is the biggest borrower of RBI.
  • It was established on the recommendation of the Hilton Young Commission.
  • It is a statutory body and its accounting year is from July to June.

List of RBI Governors

Sl noRBI GovernorsBeganEnded
1Sir Osborne SmithApril 1, 1935June 30, 1937
2Sir James Braid TaylorJuly 1, 1937February 17, 1943
3Sir C.D. DeshmukhAugust 11, 1943June 30, 1949
4Sir Bengal Rama RauJuly 1, 1949January 14, 1957
5K.G. AmbegaonkarJanuary 14, 1957February 28, 1957
6H.V.R LyengarMarch 1, 1957February 28, 1962
7P.C BhattachaiyaMarch 1, 1962June 30, 1967
8L.K. JhaJuly 1, 1967May 3, 1970
9B.N. AdarkarMay 4, 1970June 15, 1970
10S. JagannathanJune 16, 1970May 19, 1975
11N.C. Sen GuptaMay 19, 1975August 19, 1975
12K.R. PuriAugust 20, 1975May 2, 1977
13M. NarasimhamMay 3, 1977November 30, 1977
14I.G. PatelDecember 1, 1977September 15, 1982
15Manmohan SinghSeptember 16, 1982January 14, 1985
16Amitav GoshJanuary 15, 1985September 4, 1985
17R.N. MalhotraFebruary 4, 1985December 22, 1990
18S. VpnldraramananDecember 22, 1990December 21, 1992
19C. RangarajanDecember 22, 1992November 21, 1997
20Bimal JalanNovember 22, 1997September 6, 2003
21Y.V. ReddySeptember 6, 2003September 5, 2008
22D. SubbaraoSeptember 5, 2008September 4, 2013
23Raghuram G. Raj anSeptember 4, 2013September 4, 2016
24Urjit Ravindra PatelSeptember 4, 2016December 10,2018
25Shaktikanta DasDecember 11,2018Incumbent

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