Dhaka, Bangladesh (BBN)– Raghuram Rajan, governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), will deliver a public lecture on “Going bust for growth: policies after the global financial crisis” at Le Meridien hotel in the capital Dhaka on Thursday evening.

Rajan will explain why the current system in the international monetary policy is a source of substantial risk to sustainable growth and the financial sector.

He will also highlight suitable measures to mitigate risks through adoption of various policies, the Bangladesh Bank (BB) said in a statement.

Rajan assumed charge as the 23rd governor of RBI on September 4, 2013. He is on leave from the University of Chicago, where he is the distinguished service professor of finance at the Booth School.
Between 2003 and 2006, Dr Rajan was the chief economist and director of research at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Dr. Atiur Rahman, governor of Bangladesh Bank, will inaugurate the programme to be presided over by Chiranjibi Nepal, governor of Nepal’s central bank.

Also, governors and delegates from other SAARC countries’ central banks are expected to attend the 30th SARAC Finance Governor’s Symposium, and the 44th meeting of the governors of the Asian Clearing Union, scheduled to be held at the Pan Pacific Sonargaon Hotel in the capital on June 12 and 13.