She joined as Special Officer for the formation of Mayiladuthurai District on 15 th July 2020 and took overas the First District Collector of Mayiladuthurai District on 28th Dec 2020 upon its inception.
Mrs.R.Lalitha is IAS officer of 2010 batch. She stood All India 12Rank (AIR12) and 1st Rank in Tamil nadu.
Mrs.R.Lalitha is a Gold Medalist in B.E (CivilEngg.)from Periyar Maniammai University,Vallam,Thanjavur. She has also completed M.B.A(ProjectManagement)and Post Graduate Diploma in Tourism and Environmental Law.
She started her career as Assistant Collector Training at Kanchipuram district.Later, she was posted as Sub Collector, Cuddalore sub-division of Cuddalore District. She has worked as Deputy Commissioner (Education), Greater Chennai Corporation and Deputy Secretary, Cooperatives, Foodand Consumer Protection Department. She served as Joint Commissioner (Revenue and Finance), Greater Chennai Corporation, from 2017 to 2020 where she handled all subjects related to Collection of all Taxes, Budgeting & Finance, Land Issues and Election department of GCC.
She has wide experience in Land Administration, Disaster Management,Project Management,GIS,Taxation systems,Budgeting and Finance.Integrated Rural Development,Infrastructure Development and Tourism Promotion are her priority areas as District Collector.