Shaktikanta Das

Governor at Reserve Bank of India

Shaktikanta Das Bio

Shaktikanta Das is a distinguished Indian economist and civil servant, widely recognized for his contributions to the field of financial and economic policy. Born on February 26, 1957, he holds a Master’s degree in History from St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi.

Das has held several influential positions in the Indian government, showcasing his expertise and leadership in the economic sphere. In December 2018, he was appointed as the 25th Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), India’s central banking institution, where he played a crucial role in shaping the country’s monetary policy and managing its financial stability.

Prior to his appointment as Governor, Das held key positions in various government departments. Notably, he served as the Secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs and played a significant role in formulating and implementing policies related to fiscal consolidation, infrastructure financing, and economic reforms.

Throughout his career, Das has demonstrated a deep understanding of economic issues and a commitment to promoting financial inclusion and sustainable growth. His tenure as RBI Governor saw him taking proactive measures to address challenges faced by the Indian economy, including managing the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on financial markets and implementing measures to support economic recovery.

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Shaktikanta Das Current Work

  • Reserve Bank of India Governor

Shaktikanta Das Previous Work

  • G20 India's Sherpa Nov 2017 โ€“ Dec 2018
  • Fifteenth Finance Commission Member Nov 2017 โ€“ Dec 2018
  • Secretary Ministry of Finance Department of Economic Affairs Secretary Aug 2015 โ€“ May 2017
  • Secretary Ministry of Finance Department of Revenue Secretary Jun 2014 โ€“ Aug 2015
  • Secretary Ministry of Chemical & Fertilizers Secretary 2013-14

Shaktikanta Das Education

  • Utkal University, Ph.D.,
  • St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi, BA,
  • St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi, MA,

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