REC Ltd: VK Dewangan takes charge as CMD

By IndianMandarins- 17 May 2022


Gurugram (17.05.2022): Vivek Kumar Dewangan (IAS:1993:MN) took charge as Chairman & Managing Director of REC Limited on 17th May, 2022.

Speaking on the occasion, Dewangan said “REC is a corporation of national importance and has always been and shall continue to be the Government’s biggest partner in achieving India’s national and international goals. On the business front, there is a need to diversify further into green and sustainable technologies, as well as, newer geographies.”

He holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics from NIT, Bhopal and a postgraduate degree in Optoelectronics & Optical Communication from IIT, Delhi. Before his appointment in REC, he was serving as Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Power, Government of India.

During his illustrious career as IAS officer, he has held various administrative positions in the areas of Finance, Power / Energy, Petroleum & Natural Gas, Elections / Law & Justice, Commerce & Industries, Minister’s Office [Corporate Affairs / Agriculture & Food Processing Industries], Education / Human Resource Development, Sericulture / Agriculture & Cooperation, Economic Affairs, Economics & Statistics, Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, District Administration [Surguja & Raipur District in Chattisgarh and Senapati District in Manipur] and Revenue Administration.

Vivek Kumar Dewangan is also the ex-officio Chairman of REC’s wholly-owned subsidiary REC Power Development and Consultancy Limited (formerly known as REC Power Distribution Company Limited).

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