N.S. Vishwanathan, one of the deputy governors of Reserve Bank of India , has sought early retirement due to health related issues, sources said. He was due for retirement on July 3.
The central bank has four Deputy Governors — two from within the ranks and one commercial banker and an economist to head the monetary policy department.
A career central banker, Mr. Vishwanathan, 58, joined RBI in 1981. His areas of expertise include regulation and supervision of banks, non-banking finance companies and cooperative banks, currency management, foreign exchange and human resources management.
He was first appointed as RBI deputy governor in 2016 for a term of three years, following which he was re-appointed for another year.