RBI Governor List of India From 1935 to 2022

Check out the Reserve Bank of India RBI Governor List from 1935 to 2022 with their Tenure , Responsibilities and Duties, also check Government Banks of India List 2022

RBI Governor List :-The Reserve Bank of India is the central bank of India . This bank governs the working of other banks and financial institutions in India. The Governor of RBI is the chief executive of India's central bank and the ex-officio chairperson of it Central Board of Directors. The central govt. appoints the RBI Governor, along with other Deputy Governors.

RBI is the highest banking authority of India. Since its establishment in 1935, by the British colonial government, many have worked on the post of the Governor of RBI. The Governor of the RBI is the chief executive officer of the central bank of India and ex-officio chairman of its Central Board of Directors.

RBI Governor List with their Tenure

The Governor of the RBI is the chief executive officer of India's central bank and the ex-officio chairman of its Central Board of Directions. Indian Rupee currency notes, issued by the RBI, bear the governor's signature. Complete RBI Governor List from 1935 to 2022 is given below.

S.NoName of GovernorTenure
1Sir Osborne SmithApril 1, 1935 – June 30, 1937
2Sir James Braid TaylorJuly 1, 1937 – February 17, 1943
3Sir C.D. DeshmukhAugust 11, 1943 – June 30, 1949
4Sir Bengal Rama RauJuly 1, 1949 – January 14, 1957
5K.G. AmbegaonkarJanuary 14, 1957 – February 28, 1957
6H.V.R LyengarMarch 1, 1957 – February 28, 1962
7P.C BhattacharyaMarch 1, 1962 – June 30, 1967
8L.K. JhaJuly 1, 1967 – May 3, 1970
9B.N. AdarkarMay 4, 1970 – June 15, 1970
10S. JagannathanJune 16, 1970 – May 19, 1975
11N.C. Sen GuptaMay 19, 1975 – August 19, 1975
12K.R. PuriAugust 20, 1975 – May 2, 1977
13M. NarasimhamMay 3, 1977 – November 30, 1977
14I.G. PatelDecember 1, 1977 – September 15, 1982
15Manmohan SinghSeptember 16, 1982 – January 14, 1985
16Amitav GoshJanuary 15, 1985 – February 4, 1985
17R.N. MalhotraFebruary 4, 1985 – December 22, 1990
18S. VpnldraramananDecember 22, 1990 – December 21, 1992
19C. RangarajanDecember 22, 1992 – November 21, 1997
20Bimal JalanNovember 22, 1997 – September 6, 2003
21Y.V. ReddySeptember 6, 2003 – September 5, 2008
22D. SubbaraoSeptember 5, 2008 – September 4, 2013
23Raghuram G. Raj anSeptember 4, 2013 – September 4, 2016
24Urjit Ravindra PatelSeptember 4, 2016 – December 10,2018
25Shaktikanta DasDecember 12, 2018 – to Present
RBI Governor List From 1935 to 2022

List of Responsibilities and Duties of RBI Governor

The RBI Governor has many powers, but the most significant ones below.

  • Control over Monetary, Currency and Credit system.
  • Formulating, implementing and monitoring the monetary policy of India
  • Monitors and facilitates flow of credit to rural, agricultural and various Micro Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sectors
  • Responsible for issuing licenses to open new foreign and private banks
  • Heads all the Schedule Banks.
  • Signature on Currency Notes.
  • Control over Stock Market.
  • Influence on Micro and Macro Economies.

Download Reserve Bank of India RBI Governor List with their photos and work tenure details from below link

https://www.rbi.org.in/Scripts/governors.aspx

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Who is the first Governor of RBI?

Sir Osborne Smith is first Governor of RBI from 01 April 1935 to 30 June 1937

What is name of governor who also became Prime Minister of India?

Dr. Manmohan Singh was the Governor of RBI from 16 September 1982 to 14 January 1985 and he also serves as 13th Prime Minister of India for two Consecutive terms from 2004 to 2014.

Who served for longest period as RBI Governor?

Sir Bengal Rama Rau from July 1, 1949 to January 14, 1957

Who served for shortest period as RBI Governor?

Amitav Gosh served as RBI Governor only for 20 days from January 15, 1985 – February 4, 1985

Who is first Indian Governor of RBI?

Sir C.D. Deshmukh is first Indian Governor of RBI

Who is current Governor of RBI

Shaktikanta Das is current Governor of RBI from 12 Dec 2018

Who is 25th RBI Governor at present in year 2022?

Shaktikanta Das is 25th RBI Governor at present from 12 December 2018 he is a retired 1980 batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre.

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