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What will new RBI governor do? Shaktikanta Das explains his agenda

Dec 12, 2018, 08:06 PM IST

In his first press conference after taking over as the new Governor of the Reserve Bank of India, Shaktikanta Das said, "I will try to uphold credibility and autonomy of great institution that RBI is." He added, "Open to discussing all issues." Here are Shaktikanta Das quotes from the press briefing held in Mumbai:

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Shaktikanta Das: Will uphold the autonomy, integrity and credibility of RBI as an institution. 

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Shaktikanta Das: Will try to uphold credibility and autonomy of great institution that RBI is.

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Shaktikanta Das: Will meet public sector bank chiefs in a few days.

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Shaktikanta Das: Wouldn't go into issues between RBI and government. But every institution has to maintain its autonomy and also adhere to accountability. 

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Shaktikanta Das: Heartening to know that inflation is on target with a benign outlook.

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Shaktikanta Das: I propose to undertake consultations with stakeholders wherever necessary.

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Shaktikanta Das: Maintenance of the growth trajectory of the Indian economy is important".