Independent Director


M. Rajyalakshmi Rao is an Independent Director of Tech Mahindra Limited. She is an MBA from Osmania University and MS (Advertising) from the University of Illinois, Urbana- Champaign, USA.

She had served as a full-time member for 18 years in Consumer Judicial System – 8 years in Maharashtra District and State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission and 10 years in National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Government of India. She is the author of two books on consumer movement – ‘Consumer is King’ (in 12 languages) and ‘Consumer Rights and You’. She has also served as a member of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Committee on Customer Service in Banks. She has been a member of the Film Censor Board and the First Lady President of the American Alumni Association in Mumbai. She has been a former Advisory member of the Insurance Advisory Committee of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India, Hyderabad for two terms.

She is immediate past National President of Indo-American Chamber of Commerce. She is the Founder Chairperson of the All India Foundation of Deaf Women. She also serves as a Member of Advisory Board of Council for Fair Business Practices. She is also a member of the Managing Committee of the Indian Merchants Chamber (IMC) of Commerce and Industry and also Executive Committee member of IMC (Ladies wing).