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Rise in government borrowings might have triggered NBFC crisis, says Viral Acharya

Acharya, who demitted the RBI post on July 23, six months ahead of the end of his three-year tenure, said the ability and willingness of NBFCs to borrow long-term comes down when government borrowing increases.

Ease the tension

Viral Acharya’s exit from RBI brings institution’s relations with government into focus, issues he flagged must be discussed.


Congress targets govt over resignation of RBI Dy Governor Viral Acharya, wilful defaulters

On the resignation of RBI Deputy Governor Acharya six months before his term was to end, Surjewala said he had added his name to the long list of experts who attempted to show the “mirror of truth” to the BJP regime.

Explained: What led to RBI deputy Governor Viral Acharya's resignation

Acharya is a strong votary of Central bank’s independence and differed with Governor Shaktikanta Das on inflation issues and repo rate reduction in monetary policy reviews this year.

RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya resigns six months before term ends

RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya, who joined the central back in January 2017, was RBI's youngest deputy governor post economic liberalisation.

PCR has to be backed by a comprehensive Act: RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya

In the meantime, the RBI has set up an Implementation Task Force that is putting the systems infrastructure in place to kick-start the PCR with data from regulated entities that can be covered either under, or with minor tweaking, of the extant legislative framework.


Many economists believe poor take best economic decisions: RBI deputy Governor

“I chose the example of women because most of the micro entrepreneurs in the country are women. Maybe I have deliberately painted a very romantic vision of such access to finance,” Acharya said.

Liquidity pressure in NBFC sector eases: Viral Acharya

RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya said the central bank is guided by the principle of addressing system-wide liquidity requirements.

The middle path

Core issues in government-RBI conflict are not insurmountable. Wise leadership is needed

FM, RBI chief should meet often, says Chidambaram

As per reports, the long-simmering discord between the central bank and the government is turning into a very public brawl.

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Viral Acharya Appointed As Deputy Governor Of Reserve Bank Of India

Government appointed Viral Acharya as the deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India. He will be joining the ranks of Vishwanathan, S S Mundra, R Gandhi as one of four deputy governors serving under RBI Governor Urjit Patel. Like former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan, Acharya comes from an academic background. Before his appointment to […]