Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan has been felicitated with the Central Banker of the Year Award (Global and Asia Pacific) for 2016 by The Banker, the Financial Times Group's monthly publication.
1: In January last year, British magazine Central Banking, named Rajan as the ‘Governor of the Year’. The magazine said: "Rajan's disciplined and focused approach in leading the Reserve Bank during his first year as governor was remarkably impressive." The award was presented in March, 2015, in London.
2: In October, 2014, Rajan was conferred with the Best Central Bank Governor award for 2014 by Euromoney magazine. According to the magazine, Rajan's tough monetary medicine mitigated the storm ravaging the deficit-ridden economy in the recent emerging market crisis. .
4: Rajan’s book How Hidden Cracks Still Threaten the World Economy won the Financial Times Business Book of the Year award in 2010.