Reserve Bank of India (RBI) deputy governor Viral Acharya who made an earnest case for autonomy for the banking sector regulator, quit six months ahead of the scheduled end of his deputation.
RBI's youngest deputy governor post-1991 economic reforms Acharya joined the RBI on January 23, 2017.
The RBI now has three Deputy Governors left — N.S. Vishwanathan, B.P. Kanungo and M.K. Jain.
Acharya would be joining his New York-based family from which he has been away during his tenure at RBI.