Economist Surjit Bhalla appointed Executive Director for India at IMF: 03.10.2019

अर्थशास्त्री सुरजीत भल्ला को IMF में भारत के लिए कार्यकारी निदेशक नियुक्त किया गया

Points to Remember:

  • The government appointed economist Surjit Bhalla as Executive Director (India) at the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for a period of three years.
  • The post was lying vacant after the death of Subir Gokarn in July.
  • Bhalla was a part-time member of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council until December 2018.

About IMF:

  • Formation: 27 December 1945
  • Type: International financial institution
  • Purpose: Promote international monetary co-operation, facilitate international trade, foster sustainable economic growth, make resources available to members experiencing balance of payments difficulties
  • Headquarters: Washington, D.C. U.S.
  • Membership: 189 countries
  • Managing Director (MD): Kristalina Georgieva (Bulgaria)
  • Chief Economist: Gita Gopinath (India)
  • Parent organization: United Nations
Important Possible questions based on above News:
  1. Who has been appointed as the Executive Director for India at the International Monetary Fund (IMF)? Surjit Bhalla
  2. Who is the current Managing Director of International Monetary Fund (IMF)? Kristalina Georgieva
  3. Name the Parent organization of International Monetary Fund (IMF)? United Nations

 

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