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Former RBI Governor Maidavolu Narasimham Dies at 94

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Former RBI Governor Maidavolu Narasimham Dies at 94

The former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Maidavolu Narasimham has died at the age of 94. Narasimham died on 20 April 2021 in Hyderabad from COVID-19 complications.

  • He was known as “Father of Indian Banking Reforms”.
  • Maidavolu served as 13th Governor of RBI between 2nd May 1977 and 30th November 1977.
  • He also served as Research Officer in the Economics Department.
  • and, was appointed as Additional Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs.
  • Along with it, he worked as India’s executive director at the World Bank and later at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Maidavolu Narasimham Awards:

He was honoured with Padma Vibhushan award in the year 2000.

Maidavolu Narasimham Wiki

  • Born – 3 June 1927
  • Died – 20 April 2021
  • Country – India
  • He was born in Mydavolu village of Guntur District in Andhra Pradesh in 1927.

FAQ

Q.1 When Maidavolu Narasimham was awarded Padma Vibhushan?

He was honoured with Padma Vibhushan award in the year 2000.

Q.2 When Maidavolu Narasimham served as RBI Governor?

Maidavolu served as 13th Governor of RBI between 2nd May 1977 and 30th November 1977.

Q.3 What was the cause of Maidavolu Narasimham death?

Narasimham died on 20 April 2021 in Hyderabad from COVID-19 complications.

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