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Reserve Bank of India : Functions and Working
List of Governors (Present one first)

Dr.Raghuram Rajan

Dr. Raghuram Rajan
September 4, 2013 (close of business) onwards
     

Dr.D.Subbarao

Dr. D. Subbarao
September 5, 2008 to September 4, 2011
September 5, 2011 to September 4, 2013 (close of business)

     

Dr.Y.V.Reddy

Dr.Y.V.Reddy
September 6, 2003 to September 5, 2008
     

Dr. Bimal Jalan

Dr. Bimal Jalan
November 22, 1997 to September 5, 2003
   

Dr. C. Rangarajan

Dr. C.Rangarajan
December 22, 1995 to November 22, 1997
December 22, 1992 to December 21, 1995
   

S. Venkitaramanan

S.Venkitaramanan
December 22, 1990 to December 21, 1992
   

R.N. Malhotra

R.N. Malhotra
February 04,1985 to December 22, 1990
   

Amitabh Ghosh

A. Ghosh
January 15, 1985 to February 4, 1985
   

Dr. Manmohan Singh

Dr. Manmohan Singh
September 16, 1982 to January 14, 1985
   

Dr. I.G. Patel

Dr. I.G.Patel
December 1, 1977 to September 15, 1982
   

M. Narasimham

M. Narasimham
May 2, 1977 to November 30, 1977
   

K.R. Puri

K.R. Puri
August 20, 1975 to May 2, 1977
   

N.C. Sen Gupta

N.C. Sen Gupta
May 19, 1975 to August 19, 1975
     

S. Jagannathan

S. Jagannathan
June 16, 1970 to May 19, 1975
     

B.N. Adarkar

B.N. Adarkar
May 4, 1970 to June 15, 1970
     

L.K. Jha

L.K. Jha
July 1, 1967 to May 3, 1970
     

P.C. Bhattacharyya

P.C. Bhattacharyya
March 1, 1962 to June 30, 1967
     

H.V.R. Iengar

H.V.R. Iengar
March 1, 1957 to February 28, 1962
     

K.G. Ambegaonkar

K.G. Ambegaonkar
January 14, 1957 to February 28, 1957
     

Sir Benegal Rama Rau

Sir Benegal Rama Rau
July 1, 1949 to January 14, 1957
     

Sir Chintaman D. Deshmukh

Sir Chintaman D.Deshmukh
August 11, 1943 to June 30, 1949
     

Sir James Braid Taylor

Sir James Braid Taylor
July 1, 1937 to February 17,1943
     

Sir Osborne A.Smith

Sir Osborne A. Smith
April 1, 1935 to June 30, 1937
     

 

List of Deputy Governors

Name Tenure
Sir James B. Taylor 01.04.1935 to 30.06.1937
Captain Sir Sikander Hyat Khan 01.04.1935 to 20.10.1935
Manilal B. Nanavati 21.12.1936 to 21.12.1941
C.D. Deshmukh 22.12.1941 to 10.08.1943
Wajahat Hussain 16.08.1943 to 04.12.1945
C.R. Trevor 16.08.1943 to 31.12.1949
M.G. Mekhri 08.07.1946 to 07.07.1951
W.T. McCallum 15.04.1946 to 14.08.1946
15.04.1948 to 14.07.1948
N. Sundaresan 01.01.1950 to 31.12.1954
Ram Nath 08.06.1951 to 08.07.1951
09.07.1951 to 08.07.1956
09.07.1956 to 08.07.1959
J.V. Joshi 11.09.1952 to 10.01.1953
K.G. Ambegaonkar 01.03.1955 to 13.01.1957
01.03.1957 to 29.02.1960
B. Venkatappaiah 01.07.1955 to 30.06.1960
01.07.1960 to 28.02.1962
M.V. Rangachari 01.03.1960 to 28.02.1965
D.G. Karve 01.03.1962 to 29.02.1964
C.S. Divekar 12.11.1962 to 11.11.1965
M.R. Bhide 29.02.1964 to 25.01.1967
B.K. Madan 01.07.1964 to 31.01.1967
B.N. Adarkar 16.06.1965 to 03.05.1970
A. Bakshi 24.01.1967 to 08.09.1969
Prof. J.J. Anjaria 01.02.1967 to 28.02.1970
P.N. Damry 13.02.1967 to 12.02.1972
13.02.1972 to 15.03.1972
R.K. Hazari 27.11.1969 to 26.11.1977
V.V. Chari 17.11.1970 to 30.11.1975
S.S. Shiralkar 18.12.1970 to 25.07.1976
R.K. Sheshadri 26.07.1973 to 25.07.1976
K.S. Krishnaswamy 29.12.1975 to 31.03.1981
P.R. Nangia 29.12.1975 to 15.02.1982
J.C. Luther 04.01.1977 to 01.06.1977
M. Ramakrishnayya 02.01.1978 to 31.01.1983
A. Ghosh 21.01.1982 to 20.01.1987
21.01.1987 to 20.01.1992
C. Rangarajan 12.02.1982 to 11.02.1987
12.02.1987 to 20.08.1991
M.V. Hate 12.03.1982 to 11.03.1985
R.K. Kaul 01.10.1983 to 30.09.1986
P.D. Ojha 29.04.1985 to 28.04.1990
P.R. Nayak 01.04.1987 to 31.03.1992
R. Janakiraman 16.05.1990 to 15.05.1993
S.S. Tarapore 30.01.1992 to 30.09.1996
D.R. Mehta 11.11.1992 to 21.02.1995
S.P. Talwar 07.11.1994 to 30.06.1999
01.07.1999 to 30.06.2001
R.V. Gupta 02.05.1995 to 30.11.1997

Y V Reddy

14.09.1996 to 31.08.2001
01.09.2001 to 31.07.2002

Jagdish Capoor

01.01.1997 to 30.06.2001
01.07.1999 to 30.06.2001

Vepa Kamesam

01.07.2001 to 23.09.2003
24.09.2003 to 23.12.2003

G P Muniappan

01.07.2001 to 31.05.2003

Rakesh Mohan

09.09.2002 to 31.10.2004
02.07.2005 to 10.06.2009

Smt. K J Udeshi

10.06.2003 to 12.10.2005

Shri V Leeladhar

21.09.2004 to 08.12.2008 (forenoon)

Smt Shyamala Gopinath

21.09.2004 to 08.09.2009
09.09.2009 to 20.06.2011 (forenoon)

Smt Usha Thorat

10.11.2005 to 09.11.2010

Dr.K.C.Chakrabarty

15.06.2009 onwards

Dr. Subir Gokarn

24.11.2009 to 31.12.2012

Shri Anand Sinha

19.1.2011 to 18.01.2014

Shri H R Khan

4.07.2011 onwards

Dr. Urjit R. Patel

14.01.2013 onwards

 
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