K. R. Puri Governor of the Reserve Bank of India from 20 August 1975 to 21 May 1977. He was the Chairman and Managing Director of the Life Insurance Corporation of India prior to his appointment as Governor of the RBI.
His signature appears on one of the last Indian rupee notes of 1,000 denomination. These notes were demonetised in 1978, and were re-introduced after a period of 22 years in 2000.
- ^ "K R Puri". Reserve Bank of India. Retrieved 2008-09-15.
- ^ "List of Governors". Reserve Bank of India. Retrieved 2006-12-08.
- ^ Jain, Manik (2004). 2004 Phila India Paper Money Guide Book. Kolkata: Philatelia. p. 77.