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RBI - An Anecdotal History

RBI - An Anecdotal History (Hardback)

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Penned by a 'literary banker' having spent four decades working for India's central bank RBI, this slim book furnishes a brief account of the history, establishment and working of Reserve Bank of India. It portrays brief biographical details, vignettes and contributions of all the governors of the bank from the first Sir Osborne Smith to the current Dr Raghuram Rajan. It contains scintillating and crisp reviews of 27 books on Indian economy and banking written by RBI Executives and other renowned authorities. It has highly entertaining and revealing anecdotes of the Reserve Bank and assessment of select outstanding personalities in the RBI's Hall of Fame.

BusinessBusiness & managementInternational businessBusinessEconomicsInternational economicsBusinessFinance & accountingFinanceBankingHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyAsian history Publisher: Academic Foundation Publication Date: 01/10/2015 ISBN-13: 9789332703117  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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P.P. Ramachandran, 80 years old, is a Postgraduate in Economics, Postgraduate in Comparative Mythology, Certificate and Diploma holder in Sanskrit from Mumbai University. He has served in the Reserve Bank of India for 40 years in a number of departments and retired as Deputy General Manager. He writes for several journals and is a prolific reviewer of books and a book selector for libraries. He gives lectures regularly to audiences, young and old, on different disciplines. He resides in Mumbai with his wife and two daughters. He has published one book earlier, entitled: A Bunch of Fragrant Roses (2012, Academic Foundation).

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