Patel, a doctorate in economics from the Yale University and a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, a US-based think-tank , will serve a twoyear term at the regulator, said DK Mittal, secretary, Financial Affairs at the ministry of finance.
He would be advising the governor D Subbarao amid an uncertain inflationary scenario and clamour for interest rate cuts due to slowing economic growth. Patel carries a diverse work experience from a private lender to infrastructure projects and at a large industrial house. He has had roles in government departments too, including the RBI.
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03 Jan 2013 - 04:29 - - Source: Economic Times