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I Don’t Have Time, Ability to Respond in 140-character Tweet: Raghuram Rajan on His Absence From Twitter

Speaking on the sidelines of the Future global digital summit in Kochi, the former RBI governor said, "I don’t have time. My sense in many of these things is that if you start engaging, you have to be a constant presence.

Updated: March 23, 2018 8:25 PM IST

By India.com News Desk

Raghuram Rajan
Raghuram Rajan

New Delhi, Mar 23: Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday said that he doesn’t have time to be active on Twitter. Rajan, which has been active since January 2012, is being followed by nearly 3.2 lakh followers.

Speaking on the sidelines of the Future global digital summit in Kochi, the former RBI governor said, “I don’t have time. My sense in many of these things is that if you start engaging, you have to be a constant presence. I certainly don’t have the ability to think quickly and respond in 20-30 seconds in a 140-character tweet.”

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Rajan, who is currently teaching at University of Chicago Booth School of Business, was one of the speakers at the Future global digital summit in Kerala. The summit was attended by Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani, Sajan Pillai of UST Global, and Harish Krishnan of CISCO.

The leaders, at the summit, spoke and exchanged ideas on the crossing of technology and sectors such as banking, travel, health and education.

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