Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has congratulated Odisha born Michael Debabrata Patra on being appointed as Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
The Chief Minister conveyed his best wishes to Michael Patra for the new responsibility.
Congratulate #Odisha born Michael Debabrata Patra on being appointed as Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India. Best wishes for the new responsibility
— Naveen Patnaik (@Naveen_Odisha) January 14, 2020
The RBI has named Michael Patra the new and fourth Deputy Governor of the apex bank. Patra will fill in the vacancy left open following former Deputy Governor Viral Acharya’s exit last year after a spate with the government.
Patra is currently the Executive Director of the Monetary Policy Department.