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Urjit Patel appointed as RBI Governor

Urjit R. Patel is an Indian economist, consultant and banker, currently serving as Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). 
•    As Deputy Governor of RBI, he looks after monetary policy, economic policy research, statistics and information management, deposit insurance, communication and Right to Information. 
•    On 20 August 2016, he was named as the governor of RBI to succeed Raghuram Rajan when the latter's term expires in September 2016
Important positions
•    Advisor, Boston Consulting Group
•    President, Reliance Industries Limited- 2015
•    Executive Director, Infrastructure Development Finance Company (1997-2006)
•    Member, Integrated Energy Policy Committee, Government of India (2004-2006)
•    Non-Executive Director, Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Limited.
•    Non-Executive Director, Multi Commodity Exchange of India Limited
•    Deputy Governor, Reserve Bank of India.
•    Governor, Reserve Bank of India (From 4th September, 2016)