Raghuram Rajan to Get Yashwantrao Chavan Award

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Former RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan has been chosen for the ‘Yashwantrao Chavan National Award 2018’ for his contribution to economic development.

Key Facts:

  • The award is given every year by the Yashwantrao Chavan Prathisthan to individuals and institutions in recognition of their outstanding contribution to national integration, and social and economic development.
  • Raghuram Rajan will be presented with the award at the 106th birth anniversary of Yashwantrao Chavan on March 12.
  • Yashwantrao Chavan was the first Chief Minister of State of Maharashtra and has also served as Deputy Prime Minister of India in the cabinet of Prime Minister Charan Singh between 1979-1980.

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