For a year from May 2, Dr Duvvuri Subbarao, the former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India and former Finance Secretary to the Government of India, will be appointed as Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Business School.
He will take part in various activities at the NUS Business School's Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS), and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). He will share his experiences through seminars, forums, workshops, lectures and meetings with policymakers, academia, students and the business community.
Dr Subbarao will also deliver a series of lectures on central banking, co-sponsored by the MAS. Three of the lectures will be held at NUS Business School on May 30, and one at MAS on June 2. During these sessions, Dr Subbarao will mentor academics in conducting in-depth research on central banking challenges.
On May 9, Dr Subbarao will also be a speaker at ISAS' public forum on India's general election.
In his 40 years, Dr Subbarao has served as the Finance Secretary, Secretary to the Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council, Lead Economist in the World Bank, held various positions in the state government of Andhra Pradesh and federal government of India, and as Governor of the Reserve Bank of India.