RBI Twitter deal with joins million followers membership, the first central financial institution in the world to succeed in this milestone
NEW DELHI: With a million Twitter followers, the Reserve Bank of India has to turn into the first central bank on the planet to succeed in this milestone.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has crushed the US Federal Reserve and European Central Bank on Twitter by rising as the preferred central bank on the microblogging website with a million followers.
As per the most recent info out there on the RBI’s Twitter deal with ‘@RBI’, the variety of followers has elevated from 9.66 lakh on September 27, 2020, to at least one million or 10 lakh.
“RBI Twitter account reaches a million followers immediately. A brand new milestone. Congratulations to all my colleagues in RBI,” Governor Shaktikanta Das mentioned in a tweet on Sunday.
In distinction to this, the world’s strongest central financial institution, the US Federal Reserve, has solely 6.67 lakh Twitter followers and the Frankfurt-headquartered European Central Bank (ECB), the second strongest financial authority on the planet, has 5.91 lakh followers.
US Fed joined Twitter in March 2009, whereas ECB has been lively on the microblogging website since October 2009.
The 85-year-old RBI received a Twitter account in January 2012. Governor Das has a separate Twitter deal with 1.35 lakh followers.
Since March 2019, the depend on followers has greater than doubled from nearly 3,42,000 to over 7,50,000 by March 2020.
Through the ongoing seven-week lockdown that started on March 25, the variety of followers has elevated by greater than 1.5 lakh, an official mentioned.
Within the present monetary yr, as many as 2.5 lakh new followers joined the deal.
Moreover, it’s essential Twitter deals with, RBI has one other Twitter account known as ‘RBI Says’ and likewise began a Fb web page with the identical identify in early April. At the moment, it additionally launched a buyer consciousness marketing campaign to stop gullible account holders from being duped by fraudsters.