Shri R. Lakshmanan is an IAS officer of 2004 batch, presently working as Executive Director in REC Ltd.
He is also a chartered accountant. In REC, he is looking after State sector Transmission & Distribution business along with Stressed Assets & IT.
He is also looking after GoI programs namely DDUGJY, Saubhagya, 24X7 Power for All and UDAY.
Prior to joining REC, he was Managing Director in South Bihar Power Distribution Company Limited (SBPDCL).
As managing director of the South Bihar Power Distribution Company and Director, Administration, Bihar State Power Holding Company, he had played an important role in providing impetus to village electrification & household electrification work in Bihar and bringing down the AT&C losses