The Reserve Bank has become the first monetary institution in the world. The number of followers on the central bank’s Twitter has exceeded 1 million. Central Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das expressed happiness over this achievement. On Twitter, the Reserve Bank has more followers than the US Federal Reserve and European Central Bank. Hence the Reserve Bank has become the most popular central bank on social media.
According to the Reserve Bank’s Twitter handle, its followers stood at 9.66 lakh on 27 September 2020. Whereas on Sunday, 22 November 2020, this number has reached 10,00,513. Whereas the Reserve Bank has been associated with Twitter much later than other central banks of the world. But he has achieved this the fastest. The world’s most powerful central bank, the Federal Reserve, has only 6.67 lakh followers on Twitter. The European central bank has 5.91 lakh followers. The US central bank, the Federal Reserve, was linked to Twitter in March 2009. At the same time, Europe’s central bank was connected to Twitter since October 2009.
The Twitter account of the 85-year-old Reserve Bank started in January 2012. Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das has a different Twitter handle. His followers are 1.35 lakh. Reserve Bank Governor Das tweeted on Sunday, “The number of followers on the central bank’s Twitter account has gone up to 1 million.” Congratulations to all my colleagues in the Reserve Bank for this. The central bank of Mexico ranks second in this list. His followers are 7.74 lakhs. Bank of Indonesia has 7.57 lakh followers. The Federal Reserve ranks fourth and the ECB fifth.
Central bank of Brazil is at sixth place in the list. It has 3.82 lakh followers on Twitter. Bank of England is 7th with 3.17 lakh followers, followed by Bank of Canada at 8th with 1.80 lakh followers. State Bank of Pakistan is 9th with 1.16 lakh followers and Reserve Bank of Australia is at 10th position with 49,200 followers. Bank of Japan, the world’s third most powerful monetary authority, has only 28,900 followers on Twitter.
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