Shaktikanta Das is the newly appointed governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). A retired IAS officer of Tamil Nadu, Das is the 25th Governor of the RBI. Das has been handling crucial positions in his career; he is known to have worked in various capacities for the Tamil Nadu government. He succeeds Urjit Patel, who quit abruptly. Das last served as secretary of the Department of Economic Affairs where he was the spokesperson following demonetisation.
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