Rajan’s salary makes him a bargain among G20 governors

Rajan was paid around $35,892 in 2015

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has published governor Raghuram Rajan's salary following a freedom of information request, revealing his pay is much lower than that of other G20 governors.

The figures show Rajan's salary was 198,700 rupees per month in 2015, which works out at $35,892 per year. This includes his base salary, a "dearness allowance" adjusting public sector workers' pay to local living costs and "other" benefits.

Though Rajan is narrowly the best paid among the RBI's executive

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