Senior IAS officer Sanjeev Kaushal becomes Haryana Chief Secretary

Rajesh Ahuja

CHANDIGARH:

Haryana Chief Minister Khattar
Haryana Chief Secretary Sanjeev Kaushal made a courtesy call on Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal in Chandigarh on Tuesday.

Seniormost IAS officer Sanjeev Kaushal on Tuesday assumed charge as Haryana Chief Secretary following the superannuation of Vijai Vardhan, IAS.

Mr.Kaushal was currently serving as Additional Chief Secretary and Financial Commissioner, Revenue & Disaster Management & Consolidation besides  Cooperation Departments.

PK Das, Additional Chief Secretary, Power and New & Renewable Energy Departments has been posted as Additional Chief Secretary and Financial Commissioner, Revenue & Disaster Management and Consolidation Departments.

BioData of Mr.Sanjeev Kaushal

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE/RESPONSIBILITIES

Experience of working with two State Governments, Government of India (as Joint Secretary), two large Public Sector Undertakings (as Managing Director), the largest Municipal Corporation of Haryana (as the Chief Administrator of Faridabad Complex with the responsibilities of the Mayor & Commissioner both).

  • Assistant Collector (Training), Madurai (Tamil Nadu),1987-88 {understanding of the laws and hands-on exposure to the procedures and practices followed in Tamil Nadu in the District, sharpening skills of oral and written Tamil}
  • Sub Collector, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu) 1988-90. {In-depth knowledge of the issues for the development of an Industrial City; handling labour and environmental issues; land acquisition for more than 120 cases, including inter alia, two large Industrial Estates, Medical and Engineering Colleges,  relocation of slums and vacating land for infrastructural development; issues of law & order, communal harmony; conduct of two elections as Returning Officer.
  • Additional Deputy Commissioner, Faridabad, 1990-91.
  • Chief Administrator, Faridabad Complex Administration, Faridabad, 1991-93.
  • Managing Director, Haryana Warehousing Corporation, Chandigarh, 1993-94.
  • Deputy Commissioner & District Magistrate, Yamunanagar,    1994-96.
  • Joint Secretary to Government of Haryana, Cooperation, Health & Medical Education, Wild Life Preservation & Rules Departments, Chandigarh, 1996-99
  • Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Haryana and Director Information & Public Relations, Cultural Affairs,  Chandigarh 1999-2001.
  • Director, Urban Development, Haryana & Chief Administrator, Haryana Urban Infrastructure Development Board and Chief Administrator, Haryana Slum Clearance Board, Chandigarh,   2001-03.
  • Private Secretary to Union Minister of State for Power, New Delhi, 2003-04.
  • Joint Development Commissioner, Small Scale Industries, Govt. of India, New Delhi, 2004-07.
  • Joint Secretary to Govt. of India & Additional Development Commissioner, Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises, Govt. of India, New Delhi, 2007- 2008.
  • Chairperson and Managing Director, Haryana Power Generation Corporation Ltd. (HPGCL), Chandigarh from 12 July 2008 to  03 January 2012.
  • Financial Commissioner and Principal Secretary, Department of Technical Education with effect from 03 January 2012- 28 May 2012.
  • Financial Commissioner and Principal Secretary, Department of Finance and Planning with effect from 28 May 2012 to 12 July 2013.
  • Principal Secretary, PW(B&R) and Architecture Department with effect from 12 July 2013 (AN) to 30 October 2014.
  • Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Haryana with effect from 30 October 2014(FN).
  • Additional Chief Secretary to Government Haryana, Finance & Planning Department.
  • Additional Chief Secretary to Government Haryana, Excise and Taxation Department.
  • Additional Chief Secretary to Government Haryana, Agriculture Department.
  • Additional Chief Secretary to Government Haryana, Cooperation Department.
  • Additional Chief Secretary to Government Haryana, Revenue & Disaster Management Department.

ACADEMIC  QUALIFICATIONS

  • B.Sc. (Non-Medical), Gold Medalist – Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.
  • B.Sc. (Honors in Mathematics), Gold Medallist – Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.
  • Masters in Public Administration.
  • Masters in Economics.
  • Gold Medalist in Matriculation in Punjab State
  • Gold Medalist in Pre-University in Panjab University, Chandigarh.
  • Extensive Training in Financial Management, Economic Development & Environment, Transforming the Indian Economy, Role of IT in Administration, Ethics in Governance, Legal jurisprudence with the World Bank Institute Washington, IIM Ahmedabad, IIM Bangalore,  Administrative Staff College of India (ASCI), Hyderabad, National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore, Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS), Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Sardar Patel Institute of Public Administration, etc.
  • Resource faculty for budding and middle-level IAS officers in the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (and courses conducted by IIM Bangalore & Maxwell School of Business)
  • Led Industrial delegations from the Government of India to Australia (Melbourne), UAE (Dubai and Sharjah), China (Fuzhou in Fujian Province), Bahrain (Manama), etc.

SKILL INVENTORY

  • A strong believer in the potential of individuals and the power of teams.
  • Powerful generator and communicator of ideas.
  • Quick learner with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to deliver results in the toughest of environments.
  • Capability to capture the big picture in complicated situations.
  • Capability for managing large projects.
  • Capability for synergizing the potential of the politico-bureaucratic environment for enabling the growth of entrepreneurship and development.
  • Proven leadership and managerial skills to motivate and coordinate diverse groups of professionals and a large number of employees.
  • Good grasp of the intricacies of decision making at the highest echelons of the Government of India, State Governments, and large companies.

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