SBI Chief is the next RBI Governor? – Speculations on Ms.Arundhati Bhattacharya a possible Candidate

Arundhat Bhattacharya - SBI Chief
Arundhat Bhattacharya - SBI Chief

Raghuram Rajan a high profile high credible RBI governor will leave the stage for a new Governor of RBI the central Bank of India. Speculations are a on for the possible credible name of the business. But the most prominent and credible of all may be SBI Chief Ms. Arundhati Bhattacharya a lady who has turned SBI into modern bank with many steps to be followed by private banks to match the performance.

It is the time to leave finance of the country in the hand of the credible and capable lady to show case “Beti Bachao Beti Padao” movement.

May a “Lady with the Lamp” show the path for Indian economy into the next level.


A high-profile banker, Ms Bhattacharya has been at the helm of India’s largest lender — State Bank of India — since late 2013 and has earned praise from investors for her management of the bank’s mountain of bad debt. She was named in the Forbes list of world’s 100 most powerful women.

Ms Bhattacharya, 60, whose term as the chair at State Bank of India ends later this year, is perceived as another front runner in the race.

She was reportedly among the candidates interviewed to head India’s capital markets regulator before the government made a last-minute decision to extend the term of the incumbent. She has spent her entire career in the banking sector and never held any policy roles.