PROFILE - RBI governor Duvvuri Subbarao

Wed Nov 7, 2012 6:33pm IST

Duvvuri Subbarao, governor of the Reserve Bank of India speaks during an interview with Reuters at a hotel in Mexico City November 5, 2012. REUTERS/Henry Romero

Duvvuri Subbarao, governor of the Reserve Bank of India speaks during an interview with Reuters at a hotel in Mexico City November 5, 2012.

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Position: Governor, Reserve Bank of India

Incumbent: Duvvuri Subbarao

Date of Birth: August 11, 1949

Term: Appointed on September 5, 2008 for a three-year term, which was extended by another two years in 2011

Key facts:

- Subbarao is the 22nd Governor of the Indian central bank. He assumed office during the global financial crisis.

- He was finance secretary in the ministry of finance prior to his appointment as governor of the RBI.

- Subbarao holds a masters degree in Physics from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and also a Masters in Economics from Ohio State University.

- He is married with two children.

(Reporting by Suvashree Dey Choudhury; Editing by David Cutler)

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