Shaktikanta Das is currently serving as the 25th governor of the Reserve Bank of India. He was earlier a member of the 15th Finance Commission but has been a member of the RBI office since 2018. Born in Bhubaneswar, he obtained his bachelor’s degree from St. Stephen’s college in Delhi. Under his leadership, the RBI implemental several critical reforms - raising repo rates to address inflation, growth-supportive measure after during Covid-19 and introducing innovating payment systems. Das was at the centre of RBI's extreme measures such as deep cuts in lending rates and easy liquidity when Covid curbs hit the global economic growth. Get the latest Shaktikanta das news, videos and headlines. Explore more for Shaktikanta das breaking news, opinions, special reports and more on mint.