A wiki biography of RBI 24th governor Urjit Patel

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Urjit Patel has been appointed as the new governor of Reserve Bank of India. He is the 24th governor of RBI. The appointment of Urjit has put an end to the question, who will succeed Raghuram Rajan? that was arising in the minds of lots of people. Before this postion, Urjit was the 4th deputy governor of Reserve Bank of India. The other 3 deputy governors were S.S.Mundra, R.Gandhi and H.R.Khan. As we all know Raghuram Rajan's service ended this September, now its the turn of Urjit, a person with wide experience and knowledge to enter the governor post of RBI. Here comes the profile and biography of Urjit Patel to know more about him.

Full name: Urjit Patel
Age: 52
Year of birth: 28 October 1963
Marital status: Single
Origin: Gujarat State, India
Ancestral home: Mahudha next to Ma Amba Temple in Gujarat, India
Place of birth: Kenya
Educational qualifications: M.Phil Economics, PhD Economics
Institutions studied: Visa Oshwal Primary School, Jamhuri Highschool Nairobi, Oxford, Yale University, London School of Economics
Languages known: English, Gujarati
Hobby: Reading
Places of study: India, USA, UK, Kenya
Current place of residence: Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Contact RBI governor Urjit Patel: You can contact Urjit Patel in the email id mentioned below: urjitpatel@hotmail.com

Urjit Patel family

Urjit Patel is the son of Ravindra Patel and Manjula. Long ago, Urjit's family had been migrated from Gujarat to Kenya and Urjit was born there. His parents were running a company called Rexo Products in Kenya. Urjit's father passed away few years back and now he is settled in Mumbai with his mother Manjula.

Urjit Patel previous job titles:
Urjit Patel, a high knowledgeable person had occupied several important positions like a banker as well as an economist. Apart from it, he was also a good consultant. If we check the different positions occupied by him, we can easily understand it. He was a board member of Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation, Consultant to the ministry of finance in department of economic affairs, New Delhi for the year 1998-2001, International Monetary Fund(IMF) from 1990-1995, Executive director and member of the management committee at IDFC, Energy and infrastructure adviser at Boston Consulting Group, Business development president at Reliance Industries Ltd and was also the 4th deputy governor of RBI(Reserve Bank of India). Urjit was a member of the research panel of Brookings Institution- NCAER.

He occupied several posts like advisory committee member of competition commission of India, senior expert council chairman of India Development Fund, drafting team member of RBI's advisory group on securities market regulation, financial service committee member of CII, task force member on direct taxes for the government of India and was also a non resident India Economics Fellow at Brookings Institution, Washington DC.

Urjit Patel current job

Now Urjit Patel is the governor of RBI. He will be in this postilion for 3 years effective from September 2016. Urjit took over the charge from Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday(September 6). In the new position, Urjit will be able to perform more strongly so as to bring new changes in Indian Economy.


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