Urjit Patel held the responsibility of RBI governor for two years between 2016-2018.
Raghuram Rajan was succeeded by RBI Governor.
Former Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel has got a big responsibility in an Indian company. Britannia, a manufacturer of biscuits and dairy products, has appointed Urjit Patel as the additional director of the company with immediate effect. He will continue in this post for the next five years.
According to the news published in the Economic Times, in the information given to the stock market, on behalf of Britannia it was said that on 31 March 2021, a meeting of the board of directors of the company was held. In this meeting, it was decided that between 31 March 2021 and 30 March 2026, Urjit Patel will take over the post of Additional Director of the company. After Raghuram Rajan’s departure, the NDA government appointed Urjit Patel as the Governor of the Reserve Bank.
RBI governor was between 2016-2018
Patel held the responsibility of RBI governor for two years between 2016-2018. Before that he was the deputy governor of RBI. He is currently the chairman of the National Institute of Public Finance and Policy. Apart from this, he is also playing the role of Investment Advisor for Army Group Insurance.
Work done in IMF as well
Before getting the government responsibility, Urjit Patel has worked with the best institutions of the world for about 15 years. Patel started his career with the International Monetary Fund. Apart from this, he also worked as a consultant for the finance ministry.
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