Government appreciates Urjit Patel's service as RBI Governor: Jaitley

PTI New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 10, 2018, 06.19 PM(IST)

File photo of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Photograph:( ANI )

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Patel on Monday resigned as RBI Governor, nearly 9 months ahead of his three-year tenure was to come to an end.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday appreciated the service rendered by RBI Governor Urjit Patel saying it was a pleasure to deal with him and has benefitted from his scholarship.

Patel on  Monday resigned as RBI Governor, nearly 9 months ahead of his three-year tenure was to come to an end.

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"The Government acknowledges with a deep sense of appreciation the services rendered by Dr Urjit Patel to this country both in his capacity as the Governor and the Deputy Governor of the RBI. It was a pleasure for me to deal with him and benefit from his scholarship," Jaitley tweeted.

"I wish Dr Patel all the very best and many more years of public service," he said.