Global rating agency Standard and Poor's former Asia-Pacific Chief Economist, Subir Gokarn, today took over as the Reserve Bank of India Deputy Governor, the apex bank said.
Gokarn has been appointed as RBI Deputy Governor in place of Rakesh Mohan who quit a few months ago.
The post of Deputy Governor in the Reserve Bank has been lying vacant since mid-June after Rakesh Mohan quit.
Other Deputy Governors of the RBI are Usha Thorat, K C Chakrabarty and Shyamala Gopinath.
Prior to joining S&P in August 2007, Gokarn was chief economist with S&P's Indian arm, Crisil.
He has also worked as an economist with think-tank National Council of Applied Economic Research.