The Reserve Financial institution of India (RBI) has overwhelmed the US Federal Reserve and European Central Financial institution on Twitter by rising as the most well-liked central financial institution on the microblogging web site with a million followers.
As per the most recent info accessible 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 at this time. A brand new milestone. Congratulations to all my colleagues in RBI,” Governor Shaktikanta Das stated 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 Financial institution (ECB), the second strongest financial authority on this planet, has 5.91 lakh followers.
US Fed joined Twitter in March 2009, whereas ECB has been energetic on the microblogging web site since October 2009.
The 85-year-old RBI acquired a Twitter account in January 2012. Governor Das has a separate Twitter deal with with 1.35 lakh followers.
Since March 2019, the depend of 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 from March 25, the variety of followers has elevated by greater than 1.5 lakh, an official stated.
Within the present monetary 12 months, as many as 2.5 lakh new followers joined the deal with.
Moreover, its essential Twitter deal with, RBI has one other Twitter account known as ‘RBI Says’ and in addition 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.