Urjit Patel Appointed New RBI Governor - List of Governors of RBI

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Deputy Governor of the RBI Urjit Patel has been appointed as the 24th Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. Urjit Patel, who was in-charge of RBI's monetary
policy, will replace Raghuram Rajan, who vacates office on September 4, 2016. The 52-year-old had studied at Oxford and Yale Universities and also served as an advisor to the Boston Consulting Group. Here is the list of Governors of RBI since its establishment in 1st April, 1935.

List of Governors of RBI


Sl No
Name of RBI Governor
Date From
Date To
1
Osborne Smith
April 1, 1935
June 30, 1937
2
James Braid Taylor
July 1, 1937
February 17, 1943
3
C. D. Deshmukh
August 11, 1943
June 30, 1949
4
Benegal Rama Rau
July 1, 1949
January 14, 1957
5
K. G. Ambegaonkar
January 14, 1957
February 28, 1957
6
H. V. R. Iyengar
March 1, 1957
February 28, 1962
7
P. C. Bhattacharya
March 1, 1962
June 30, 1967
8
L. K. Jha
July 1, 1967
May 3, 1970
9
B. N. Adarkar
May 4, 1970
June 15, 1970
10
S. Jagannathan
June 16, 1970
May 19, 1975
11
N. C. Sen Gupta
May 19, 1975
August 19, 1975
12
K. R. Puri
August 20, 1975
May 2, 1977
13
M. Narasimham
May 3, 1977
November 30, 1977
14
I. G. Patel
December 1, 1977
September 15, 1982
15
Manmohan Singh
September 16, 1982
January 14, 1985
16
Amitav Ghosh
January 15, 1985
February 4, 1985
17
R. N. Malhotra
February 4, 1985
December 22, 1990
18
S. Venkitaramanan
December 22, 1990
December 21, 1992
19
C. Rangarajan
December 22, 1992
November 21, 1997
20
Bimal Jalan
November 22, 1997
September 6, 2003
21
Y. V. Reddy
September 6, 2003
September 5, 2008
22
D. Subbarao
September 5, 2008
September 4, 2013
23
Raghuram Rajan
September 4, 2013
September 4, 2016
24
Urjit Patel
September 4, 2016
Incumbent


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