Senior IAS official Sanjeev Kaushal has been appointed as the new Chief Secretary of Haryana. Prior to this, he was holding the charge of Financial Commissioner, Revenue (FCR). While PK Das, another senior official and Additional Chief Secretary (ACS) to Haryana government has been assigned the responsibility of the post of FCR, the second largest administrative post.

The post of the FCR stood vacant after Kaushal was given the charge of Chief Secretary. Two of the seniors most IAS officials namely PK Das and VS Kundu were among the strongest claimants for the post. PK Das succeeded in getting the chair of FCR.

If we look at the career of the new Chief Secretary Sanjeev Kaushal then what comes out is that he has taken huge responsibilities so far. He owns the experience of working with two state governments, Government of India as Joint Secretary, two large public sector undertakings Managing Director, Faridabad Municipal Corporation of Haryana as the Chief Administrator of Faridabad Complex with responsibilities of the Mayor and Commissioner both.

Apart from this, has appointed the Assistant Collector (Training), Madurai, Tamilnadu, (1987-88) and after that, he took the charge of Sub-collector, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu in 1988. While holding above posts, he earned vast knowledge on the issues pertaining to the development of the industry, handling labour, environment and land acquisition. Further, he was assigned the duties of Assistant Deputy Commissioner Faridabad 1990-1991. In continuation to this, he was appointed the Managing Director of Haryana Ware Housing Corporation, 1993-94.

Later, he was appointment as the Private Secretary to Union Minister of State for Power, New Delhi, 2003-04 to be followed by the responsibility of Joint Development Commissioner, Government of India. After that, he took the charge of the Financial Commissioner and Principal Secretary, Department of Technical Education, in 2012. Being ACS, he continued to perform in several departments including Finance and Planning, Excise and Taxation, Agriculture, Cooperation Revenue and Disaster Management and mane more.