CORRECTED-India appoints R Gandhi as deputy governor of central bank for 3 years

Thu Apr 3, 2014 11:17am EDT

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MUMBAI, April 3 (Reuters) - The Indian government has appointed R Gandhi as deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India for three years, effective April 3, the central bank said on Thursday.

Gandhi was the executive director at the Reserve Bank of India before being promoted to the deputy governor post.

Gandhi will look after the department including banking operations and development, non-banking supervision, risk monitoring, urban banks and expenditure and budgetary control.

The RBI has four deputy governors. The other three are Urjit Patel, H R Khan and K C Chakrabarty. (Reporting by Suvashree Dey Choudhury; Editing by Douglas Busvine/Ruth Pitchford)

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