The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has crushed the US Federal Reserve and European Central Bank on Twitter by rising as the most well-liked central financial institution on the microblogging website with a million followers.
As per the most recent data obtainable on the RBI’s twitter deal with ‘@RBI’, the variety of followers has elevated from 9.66 lakh on September 27, 2020 to 1 million or 10 lakh.
“RBI Twitter account reaches a million followers as we speak. 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 Bank (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 lively on the microblogging website since October 2009.
The 85-year-old RBI obtained a Twitter account in January 2012. Governor Das has a separate Twitter deal with with 1.35 lakh followers.
Since March 2019, the rely of followers has greater than doubled from nearly 3,42,000 to over 7,50,000 by March 2020.
During the continuing seven-week lockdown that started from March 25, the variety of followers has elevated by greater than 1.5 lakh, an official stated.
In the present monetary 12 months, as many as 2.5 lakh new followers joined the deal with.
Besides, its essential Twitter deal with, RBI has one other Twitter account referred to as ‘RBI Says’ and likewise began a Facebook web page with the identical title in early April. At that point, it additionally launched a buyer consciousness marketing campaign to forestall gullible account holders from being duped by fraudsters.