Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Monday the central bank holds government bonds worth Rs 8 lakh crore ($120.54 billion) alongside record-high foreign exchange reserves.
RBI governor Raghuram Rajan - PTI
The number provides some clarity given the central bank does not disclose the amount of its debt holdings.
Rajan made the comment in a speech at an event featuring bankers and start-up executives, in which he discussed that the central bank had plenty of funds at its disposal.
India's foreign exchange reserves surged to a record $360 billion in the week ended 1 April.