Raghuram Rajan takes over as 23rd Governor of Reserve Bank

Wed Sep 04 2013, 15:53 hrs
Raghuram Rajan today took over as the new Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Raghuram Rajan today took over as the new Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Rajan, 50, an economics professor who also served as chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, took charge from D Subbarao. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Rajan, 50, an economics professor who also served as chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, took charge from D Subbarao. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
The duo shook hands warmly and hugged after Rajan signed papers taking over as the 23rd Governor of the central bank. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
The duo shook hands warmly and hugged after Rajan signed papers taking over as the 23rd Governor of the central bank. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
"Ten minutes ago, I handed over charge to Raghuram Rajan," Subbarao said after stepping out of Mint Road. "The country could not have asked for a more capable person to lead the RBI in these most difficult times." (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
"Ten minutes ago, I handed over charge to Raghuram Rajan," Subbarao said after stepping out of Mint Road. "The country could not have asked for a more capable person to lead the RBI in these most difficult times." (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
At 50, Raghuram Rajan will be among the youngest to occupy the high office at Mint Street in Mumbai, where he takes over from incumbent Duvvuri Subbarao. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
At 50, Raghuram Rajan will be among the youngest to occupy the high office at Mint Street in Mumbai, where he takes over from incumbent Duvvuri Subbarao. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Rajan, who joined the Finance Ministry in August 2012, has a wide experience as a banker, academician and technocrat, having served institutions such as the International Monetary Fund and taught at the University of Chicago. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Rajan, who joined the Finance Ministry in August 2012, has a wide experience as a banker, academician and technocrat, having served institutions such as the International Monetary Fund and taught at the University of Chicago. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had approved his appointment as the Governor of the RBI on August 6, 2013 for a term of three years.  (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had approved his appointment as the Governor of the RBI on August 6, 2013 for a term of three years. (IE Photo: Prashant Nadkar)

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