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Jalan to step down as RBI chief on Sept 6

September 03, 2003 14:50 IST

Reserve Bank of India Governor Bimal Jalan is to step down on September 6 and hand over charge toY V Reddy.

Jalan, who has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha, will hand over charge to Reddy on Saturday, an RBI spokesperson said in Mumbai on Wednesday.

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Reddy (60) was RBI deputy governor in-charge of monetary policy before taking over asexecutive director of International Monetary Fund.

A career bureaucrat, he andJalan had guided India safely through the Asian financial crisis in late 1990s.

Earlier, Jalan had planned to retire in early October after attending the IMF-World Bank annual meeting in September-end.

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