‘Humiliated’ RBI staff urge Patel to resist ‘unwarranted’ government interference

Patel is yet to respond to staff concerns

Staff at the Reserve Bank of India have called upon its governor to prevent further government interference when it comes to the central bank's operational mandate.

In a letter published January 13, staff belonging to the United Forum of Reserve Bank Officers and Employees, ask Urjit Patel – as "protector" of the central bank's autonomy – to "urgently" do away with the "unwarranted interference" from the Ministry of Finance, and assure staff who feel "humiliated" accordingly. "We solicit urgent

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