Urjit Patel

Urjit Patel

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Real Name Urjit R Patel
Nickname Dr Patel
Profession Economist
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
Weight in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black
Personal Life
Date of Birth 28 October 1963
Age (as in 2018) 55 Years
Birth Place Not Known
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Scorpio
Nationality Indian
Hometown Nairobi, Kenya
School Gujarati community run Visa Oswal Primary School in Nairobi
Jamhuri High School in Nairobi
College London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom
University of Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Yale University, Connecticut, USA
Educational Qualifications BA from London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom
M. Phil. from University of Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Doctorate in Economics from Yale University, Connecticut, USA
Family Father– Ravindra Patel
Mother– Manjula
Brother– Not Known
Sister– 1 (lives in New Jersey, United States)
Religion Hinduism
Hobbies Reading, Traveling
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends Not Known


Wife N/A
Children N/A



Some Lesser Known Facts About Urjit Patel

  • Urjit Patel is considered as an eminent economist, banker, and consultant.
  • He was born in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • His grandfather migrated to Kenya from Gujarat in the early 20th century.
  • His father was also born in Kenya and had a business of spare parts in Nairobi.
  • In 1990, he received his Doctorate in Economics from Yale University.
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  • He joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF) as a Kenyan citizen.
  • He worked on the Bahamas, India, USA and Myanmar desks at IMF from 1990 to 1995.
  • In 1996-1997, he was deputed to the Reserve Bank of India from IMF, and after completing two years of deputation at the RBI; he became Consultant to the Ministry of Finance (Department of Economic Affairs) of the Government of India and remained at that post from 1998 to 2001.
  • He learned Gujarati and Hindi only after his posting in India.
  • In 2013, he was appointed as Deputy Governor of the RBI and headed a committee on Monetary Policy Reform.
Urjit Patel
Urjit Patel



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