RBI established on 1st April, 1935 under RBI Act 1934.
RBI was nationalised in 1949 under the Banking Regulation Act 1949.
First Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) – Osborne Smith
First Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) – James B. Taylor
Present Governor of RBI – Shaktikanta Das
RBI Established on the recommendations of – Hilton Young Commission.
Headquarter – It is located in Mumbai
Zonal offices of RBI Located at – 4 Places, Namely Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai & Delhi
Total number of Regional Offices – 19
Total number of sub-offices – 9, currently RBI has opened 2 more sub-offices at Aizwal & Imphal (Capital city of Manipur)
Total number of Regional Offices in India – 22 mostly in the capital of the state
The central office was initially located at – Calcutta
Currently, the Central office is located in – Mumbai, It was permanently moved in 1937.
Dr. Manmohan Singh is the only person who has been Governor of RBI, Finance Minister and PM of India.