Mumbai : The Centre has re-appointed Shaktikanta Das as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor for three more years. The re-appointment will be effective from December 10, or until further orders, whichever is earlier.
“The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the reappointment of Shaktikanta Das as Reserve Bank of India Governor for a period of three years beyond 10.12.2021 or until further orders, whichever is earlier,” an official statement stated.
The decision was approved by the appointments committee of the cabinet late on Thursday.
Odisha-born Shaktikant Das, a 1980-batch Tamil Nadu cadre Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer, had been appointed as the 25th Governor of the Reserve Bank of India on December 10, 2018.
He had a vast experience in various areas of governance and held important positions in the Central and State governments in the areas of Finance, Taxation, Industries, Infrastructure, etc.
Das has also served as India’s Alternate Governor in the World Bank, Asian Development Bank (ADB), New Development Bank (NDB) and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).