Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022

urjit patel


Urjit Patel appointed as vice president of AIIB; replaces ex-bureaucrat from Gujarat

January 11, 2022 10:26 pm

The appointment of Patel will be effective from February 1, AIIB said in a statement.

Urjit Patel in search panel for MPC members

August 15, 2020 12:47 am

The panel, headed by Cabinet Secretary Rajiv Gauba, also includes RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das or a deputy governor representing him, Niti Aayog vice-chairman Rajiv Kumar and Economic Affairs Secretary Tarun Bajaj.

Efforts to clean banking system cost Urjit Patel his job: Rahul Gandhi

July 28, 2020 8:49 pm

Gandhi used a news report that quoted Patel saying that the insolvency law caused a rift with the government to buttress his claim.

ExplainSpeaking - Economy: Why everyone expects NPAs to rise in India

July 27, 2020 4:40 pm

Explaining what to expect next week, every Sunday morning: Not a single respondent in RBI latest systemic risk survey expected a V-shaped economic recovery

Govt diluted IBC, its steps hurt RBI’s move on bad loans: Urjit Patel

July 25, 2020 7:03 am

In his new book Overdraft: Saving the Indian Saver, Patel has said that the Supreme Court's April 2019 verdict had not found the RBI’s February 2018 one-day default regulation on the insolvency process “problematic”

Former RBI Guv Urjit Patel says insolvency law caused rift with central government

July 24, 2020 3:54 pm

In a book released Friday, Patel -- who headed the RBI between September 2016 and his unexpected resignation in December 2018 -- said the government seemed to lose enthusiasm for the legislation in the middle of the year he left the central bank.

In Urjit Patel’s book: ‘Chekhov’s gun’ & preordained vanishing act

July 08, 2020 4:55 am

According to Patel, in playwriting there is a concept known as ‘Chekhov’s gun’: if there is a rifle hanging above the mantelpiece in Act One, it is going to be fired at someone by the end of Act Five.

Urjit Patel is back — as chief of key economic think tank

June 20, 2020 7:09 am

Patel replaces former bureaucrat Vijay Kelkar, who chaired NIPFP for almost six years. He is scheduled to join June 22 and will have a four-year tenure, NIPFP said in a statement.

RBI should preserve its inflation credibility

April 28, 2020 1:20 pm

This requires making the institution of MPC more enduring, not bypassing it. Decision on monetary policy actions based on voting by committee members, provision of inflation and growth forecasts in the resolution statement, and coordination of rate-setting and liquidity management, need to be adhered to.

A fine line

February 20, 2020 11:28 am

Government-RBI relations are on a more even keel but central bank must tread carefully to safeguard the right balance.