Seven candidates shortlisted for RBI deputy governor's post after Viral Acharya's exit; interviews to be held on 7 November

  • The post had fallen vacant after Viral Acharya resigned in Julysix months before the end of his term. The Reserve Bank has four deputy governors

  • The Financial Sector Regulatory Appointment Search Committee (FSRASC) has shortlisted about seven names who have been called for the interview on 7 November, the sources said

  • The search panel also includes RBI Governor, Financial Services Secretary and some independent member

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

The post had fallen vacant after Viral Acharya resigned in Julysix months before the end of his term. The Reserve Bank has four deputy governors.

The Financial Sector Regulatory Appointment Search Committee (FSRASC) has shortlisted about seven names who have been called for the interview on 7 November, the sources said.

The search panel also includes RBI Governor, Financial Services Secretary and some independent members.

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

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

At present, there are three deputy governors—NS Vishwanathan, BP Kanungo and MK Jain.

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Updated Date: Nov 01, 2019 13:47:29 IST