Madhav Lal an IAS officer of 1977 batch J&K Cadre has served the State in different capacities earlier in the State. Before his appointment as Chief Secretary of the State he was in the Union Government as Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.
Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, B.B. Vyas, Principal Secretary, Home B. R. Sharma, Principal Secretary, PHE, Irrigation and Flood Control A.K. Angurana, Commissioner/Secretary, GAD, Mohammad Sayeed Khan, Commissioner/Secretary, Finance, Sudhanshu Pandy, Director Information, Khwaja Farooq Renzushah and other senior officers of General Administration Department were also present on the occasion. They welcomed the new Chief Secretary and wished him all the best.
Later, the General Administration Department organized an impressive farewell -cum – welcome party in honour of outgoing Chief Secretary S. S. Kapoor and the new Chief Secretary Madhav Lal.