MUMBAI, April 3 B.P. Kanungo, a long-serving
official with India's central bank, took over as a deputy
governor of the Reserve Bank of India on Monday for a three-year
term, overseeing a portfolio including currency management, debt
management, and payment and settlements.
Kanungo's appointment was announced by the government on
March 11. He will replace R. Gandhi as one of four deputy
governors at the RBI.
Kanungo, 57, started at the RBI in 1982 and has worked in
several departments including foreign exchange management, the
central bank said in the statement. He was most recently
executive director before his promotion.
(Reporting by Rafael Nam; Editing by Sunil Nair)