Dr K.C. Chakrabarty

Dr K.C. Chakrabarty


Banking, Ex - Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India

Chakra Kamalesh Chandra Chakrabarty or K.C. Chakrabarty, is an Indian Banker who served as one of the four Deputy Governors of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) (India's central bank) from 15 June 2009 to 20 March 2014, resigning three months ahead of the completion of his term. His current portfolio comprises Secretary's Department, Department of Banking Supervision, Financial Stability Unit, Human Resource Management Department, Rajbhasha Department, Department of Currency Management, Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation, Customer Service Department and the Rural Planning and Credit Department. He is also assigned coordination work.


Dr. Chakrabarty has outstanding academic credentials. He is a second rank holder in his bachelor's degree in science, first rank holder gold medalist in M.Sc statistics and has a doctorate in statistics from the Banaras Hindu University. He started his career in teaching and research at the same University he worked for 26 years in the Bank of Baroda and went on to become Chairman of the Indian Bank and then Punjab National Bank before being appointed as Deputy Governor.