Arunachalam Rajaraman

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He is a Consulting Actuary and Cost & Management Accountant from Chennai with about 25+ years of work and consulting experience.

His experience is spread across Consulting, Technology, Investments, Pensions, Life Insurance and General Insurance.  

He had earlier been elected and served as the Vice President and Honorary Secretary of the Institute of Actuaries of India (IAI). 

He was also involved in the Committees / Working Groups set up by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI), the Insurance Regulator. 

He is quite passionate about Financial Modelling, Investments and Teaching and involves himself in this area quite extensively.

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Key takeaways from the RBI notification dated 12th Nov 2021

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