Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan was awarded Yashwantrao Chavan National Award for the year 2018. He was awarded for his contribution towards economic development of the coutry. He was presented award on March 12, 2019 on the occasion of 106th birth anniversary of late Yashwantrao Chavan, the first chief minister of Maharashtra.
Yashwantrao Chavan National Award
It is given every year to individuals/institutions in recognition of their outstanding contribution towards national integration, democratic values, and social and economic development. It is given by Yashwantrao Chavan Prathisthan in the memory of first Chief Minister of Maharashtra.