RBI moves further on transparency

I should have posted this a couple of days ago. Anyways…..

I had posted about RBI’s teleconference with researchers/analysts in its previous monetary policy. It is great to note that RBI has taken more steps to usher transparency.

RBI has been hosting press conferences post policy in Mumbai for a while now.   But this option was available only to Mumbai based media network. It was difficult for regional/other media networks to participate. Not any more. RBI Governor will also be interacting with the regional press as well via teleconference. RBI had put up a form for the regional media to register. In case people missed it, RBI has added further more information:  

Governor’s Interaction with Regional Press
Dr. D. Subbarao, Governor and Deputy Governors of the Reserve Bank of India will interact with the Regional Press on the Annual Policy through teleconference between 3.45 PM and 4.15 PM today, that is, on Tuesday, April 20, 2010.
To participate, please dial any of the numbers below:
Conference Dial-In Numbers
Primary Number: +91 22 3065 0127
Secondary Number: +91 22 6629 0340
Alternate Number: +91 22 4039 2625
The numbers listed above are universally accessible from all networks and all countries.
Local Access Number: 6000 1221
Available in – Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata
Accessible from all major carriers except BSNL/MTNL.
Toll Free Number: USA: 1 866 746 2133
UK: 0 808 101 1573
Singapore: 800 101 2045
Hong Kong: 800 964 448

Making the entire monetary policy process more inclusive and inviting all to chip in. Great stuff from RBI once again.

Meanwhile, the telecon with researchers/analysts would be held tomorrow. In case you have missed, kindly register.

2 Responses to “RBI moves further on transparency”

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    […] he has initiated some major changes as far as RBI communication and transparency is concerned. Post monetary policy teleconferences, […]

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