Dr. P.V. Ramesh, an IAS officer of the 1985 batch of Andhra Pradesh Cadre has taken over as Chairman and Managing Director of Rural Electrification Corporation Limited (REC) on 5th January, 2017.
Prior to joining REC, Dr. Ramesh was the Special Chief Secretary, Environment, Forest, Science & Technology and Development Commissioner in the Government of Andhra Pradesh. He is a trained Doctor from the Christian Medical College & Hospital, Vellore.
He has, during his service tenure of over 31 years, held important positions of Principal Finance Secretary, Principal Secretary Department of Health and Family Welfare and Commissioner of Industries in the Government of Andhra Pradesh. He headed the State Reorganization Department that reorganized the state of Andhra Pradesh.
He has served in the United Nations Organization for nearly 13 years, where he was responsible for formulating national development strategies and plans, programme design, supervision, monitoring, evaluation, fund administration and Programme Management. Read More…