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India hunts for central bank chief as Rajan's term ends in September

Some potential candidates suggested include one who may well become the country's first woman governor

(From left) Arundhati Bhattacharya, chairman of the State Bank of India, and Arvind Subramanian, chief economic adviser at India's Finance Ministry, are among the potential candidates to succeed Dr Rajan as RBI governor.

New Delhi

WITH Indian central bank governor Raghuram Rajan heading back to academia after his term ends in September, the search for his replacement has begun.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Saturday that a successor would be announced shortly. India's central bank chiefs