NS Vishwanathan appointed as Deputy Governor of RBI
N S Vishwanathan is new deputy governor at Reserve Bank of India. Currently, he is serving as an executive director at the central bank. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) made the announcement Today.
Vishwanathan will succeed H R Khan as the Deputy Governor of RBI on July 3, 2016. RBI has provision for four deputy governors, two of whom are appointed from outside while the other two Deputy Governors are traditionally appointed from those working within RBI.
He served as Principal Chief General Manager in the Department of non-banking supervision at Reserve Bank of India. Vishwanathan has been an Executive Director at Reserve Bank of India since April 2014.
Vishwanathan, MA (Economics), served as a Director of Punjab National Bank from September 6, 2012, to May 31, 2013. He was also nominee director at Dena Bank Ltd. from May 30, 2011, to September 6, 2012.
He has served as Chief General Manager of Vigilance at IFCI Ltd, Delhi-based government-owned Finance company.