Govt appoints Gulati, Sabharwal, Kumar to RBI Board
The government of India has appointed three non-official directors on the Reserve Bank of India’s board for a period of four years.
Among the three directors who were named were Ashok Gulati, Manish Sabharwal and Rajiv Kumar, according to a statement from department of personnel on Thursday.
Ashok Gulati who is a writer and an Indian economist who focuses on agriculture and also is the Infosys Chair Professor for Agriculture at the Indian Council for Research on International Economic Relations (ICRIER).
Chairman of Teamlease, a human resource services provider, Manish Sabharwal is also a writer and also serves on State and Central government committees of education, employment.
He was also a chief executive officer of Hewitt Outsourcing (Asia) based in Singapore.
Rajiv Kumar, senior fellow at Centre for Policy Research, is an economist and the author of several books on the Indian economy and India's national security.
Kumar is also chancellor of the the Gokhale Institute of Economics and Politics in Pune and the founding director of Pahle India Foundation, a non-profit research organisation that specialises in policy-oriented research and analysis.