Dr. Raghuram Rajan

Dr. Raghuram Rajan

Question: Recently Dr. Raghuram Rajan, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI was elected as the Vice-Chairman on the Board of Directors of BIS (Bank for International Settlements) , its headquarters is  in–

(a) Basel ( Switzerland)
(b) New York ( America)
(c) Vienna ( Australia )
(d) London ( Britain)

Ans ( a)

Related facts:

  • Raghuram Rajan, Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), on 10 November 2015 was elected as the Vice-Chairman on the Board of Directors of BIS.
  • In this capacity, he will serve the BIS for three years.
  • Mr Rajan joined the BIS Board of Directors in December 2013.
  • Established on 17 May 1930, the BIS is the world’s oldest international financial organisation.
  • Its headquarters is in Basel, Switzerland.

Reference:

https://www.bis.org/press/p151110.htm

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