NEW DELHI, MAR 16, 2023
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has congratulated Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das on his being conferred with the ‘Governor of the year’ award in the Central Banking Awards 2023.
Sharing news of CNBC TV18, the Prime Minister tweeted;
“It is a matter of immense pride for our country that the @RBI Governor, Shri Shaktikanta Das Ji has been conferred with the ‘Governor of the year’ Award in the Central Banking Awards 2023. Congratulations to him.”
Das has been named “Governor of the Year” by the Central Banking Awards 2023 on Wednesday for his leadership and handling of multiple crises that have arisen during his tenure.
Das has also managed the response to the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impact, as well as Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and its inflationary impact. Despite the challenges, India’s economy has continued to grow at a breakneck pace, and poverty has fallen significantly.