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Mr Tavarna Rabi Sankar

Executive Director, RBI

Mr T Rabi Sankar is a central banker with experience in various aspects of central banking – exchange rate management, reserves portfolio management, public debt management, monetary operations and development, regulation and surveillance of financial markets, payment systems and IT infrastructure.

Mr Rabi Sankar is M Phil (Economics) from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and has been a member of important committees, which include the following:

1. Internal Study Group to Review the Working of the Marginal Cost of Funds Based Lending Rate System

2. Working Group to Review of the Guidelines for Hedging of Commodity Price Risk by Residents in the Overseas Markets

3. Expert Committee on Integration of Commodity Spot and Derivative Markets

4. Working Group on Establishing Viable Capital Markets and Working Group on Dollar Funding Markets

He was selected by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to be on their roster of experts.

During the years 2005-2011, Mr. Tavarna was the IMF Consultant to Bangladesh (Government and Central Bank) on Developing Government Bond Markets and restructuring the debt management process.