Seven Shortlisted For RBI Deputy Governor  Post, Interviews On Nov. 7
The Reserve Bank of India’s logo is displayed on a gate outside the central bank’s regional headquarters in New Delhi, India. (Photographer: T. Narayan/Bloomberg)

Seven Shortlisted For RBI Deputy Governor Post, Interviews On Nov. 7

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A search panel headed by the Cabinet Secretary is scheduled to interview next week seven candidates shortlisted for the post of the RBI deputy governor, sources said.

The post had fallen vacant after Viral Acharya resigned in July—six months before the end of his term. The Reserve Bank of India has four deputy governors. At present, there are three RBI deputy governors—NS Vishwanathan, BP Kanungo and MK Jain.

The Financial Sector Regulatory Appointment Search Committee has shortlisted about seven names who have been called for the interview on Nov. 7, the sources said. The search panel also includes the RBI governor, financial services secretary and some independent members.

Acharya, a professor at Stern School of Business, New York University, was looking after the monetary policy department, including its forecasting and modelling unit, in the central bank

According to a public notice, the appointment will be for a period of three years and the person will be eligible for re-appointment.

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