Urjit Patel

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Real NameUrjit R Patel
NicknameDr Patel
Physical Stats & More
Heightin centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in feet inches- 5’ 10”
Weightin kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth28 October 1963
Age (as in 2018)55 Years
Birth PlaceNot Known
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
HometownNairobi, Kenya
SchoolGujarati community run Visa Oswal Primary School in Nairobi
Jamhuri High School in Nairobi
CollegeLondon School of Economics, London, United Kingdom
University of Oxford, England, United Kingdom
Yale University, Connecticut, USA
Educational QualificationsBA 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
FamilyFather– Ravindra Patel
Mother– Manjula
Brother– Not Known
Sister– 1 (lives in New Jersey, United States)
HobbiesReading, Traveling
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known





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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