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Raghuram Rajan

topics Updated: May 24, 2016 17:03 IST

Raghuram Rajan took over as the new governor of the Reserve Bank of India in 2013. Rajan, an economics professor who also served as chief economist at the International Monetary Fund, took charge from D Subbarao. His biggest achievement is that he successfully brought down retail inflation to 3.78% in July 2015 from 9.8% in September 2013 – the lowest since the 1990s.

First Published: May 24, 2016 17:03 IST