Organisational Structure of RBI
The head office of the RBI is situated in Mumbai. This central office has 33 departments in 2017. It has four zonal offices in Mumbai, Delhi, Calcutta and Chennai functioning under local boards with deputy governors as their heads. It also has 19 regional offices and 11 sub-offices (2017). The RBI is governed by a Central Board of Directors. The 21 member board is appointed by the Government of India. It consists of;
i. one governor and four deputy governors appointed for a period of four years,
ii. ten directors from various fields
iii. two Government officials
iv. four directors - one each from local boards.