RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan conferred central banker of the year Award

Highlights: 

  • The British magazine Central Banking named RBI chief Raghuram Rajan  as the "Governor of the Year" of the Central Banking Awards for 2015.
  • He was awarded  for his deep understanding of the root causes of economic problems of the country combined with an impressive leadership style.
  • Mr. Rajan's disciplined and focussed approach in leading the Reserve Bank during his first year as Governor was remarkably impressive.
  • This is the second award by the London-based magazine and will be presented in the British capital on March 12.
  • Earlier, Mr. Rajan was the chief economist of IMF and a well-known economist and author's forthright observations about some of the less welcome developments in the global economic, financial and monetary system also represent an important voice for change.