Shaktikanta Das named best central banker in Asia Pacific

The Reserve Bank of India governor Shaktikanta Das has been named the ‘Central Banker of the Year 2020’ for the Asia-Pacific region by financial intelligence magazine The Banker. He won the accolade for bringing in measures to tighten the rules around NBFCs and the award is presented to the bankers who have “best managed to stimulate growth and stabilise their economy,” according to The Banker.

Important takeaways for all competitive exams:

  • Headquarters of RBI: Mumbai; Founded: 1 April 1935, Kolkata.

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