Mr RCM Reddy is the Managing Director & CEO of IL&FS Education & Technology Services Limited (IL&FS Education) the social infrastructure group of IL&FS in charge of the delivery of Education, Employability, and Employment initiatives. He brings with him 25 years of rich and diverse experience of working with government, private sector and multilateral institutions.
As CEO of IL&FS Education, he has provided vital inputs for developing scalable models for improving learning outcomes in school education through technology solutions, teacher training and other innovative products and services: Under his leadership, IL&FS Education has established presence in about 30,000 schools, reaching approximately 15 million students and teachers on a daily basis in the country
He has also conceptualized and executed large scale skill development programs for the industry, in partnership and funding support of the Government and the private sectors, impacting 1.6 million youth: The model is often cited as one of the best global case studies. Several innovations in terms of placement linkages, blended learning model, use of technology for scale and quality are features of the model.
In addition, he has been very closely associated with the development of industrial clusters in India: He has provided very vital project development, engineering and financial services to the industry and the government in setting up of close to 100 SME-led clusters across the country thereby facilitating job creation in manufacturing industries.
Formerly an IAS officer, Mr Reddy, before joining IL&FS, had worked with Government of India and Government of Tripura in various capacities. He had also worked briefly with United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in the area of cluster development
He is actively engaged with several industry-government interface initiatives, industry associations, NGOs etc.
Mr Reddy holds a master's degree in Urban & Regional Planning and bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering