RBI governor Shaktikanta Das: Once beaten, second time lucky3 min read . Updated: 12 Dec 2018, 08:49 AM IST
With the appointment of Shaktikanta Das as the new governor of the RBI, the top position at the central bank returns to a career bureaucrat after a gap of five years when D. Subbarao demitted office in 2013
New Delhi: When Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the invalidation of 86% of currency notes on 8 November 2016, only a small group of carefully chosen bureaucrats were in the loop. Economic affairs secretary Shaktikanta Das was the top bureaucrat in the finance ministry who was leading the secret mission and ultimately became the government’s face explaining and clarifying the myriad confusions that followed.
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