Chandigarh, March 24 :IAS KK Khandelwal is expected for the post of Principal Secretary to Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda as the outgoing Chhatar Singh will be retiring on March 31. If the sources in the Haryana government are to be belivied Kahndelwal is at the top among four aspirants including four senior most IAS officers, Ashok Lavasa, Sudeep Singh Dhillon, K K Jallan and Yudhvir Singh Malik. Khandelwal the 1985 batch IAS officer presently posted as Additional Principal Secretary to Chief Minister and Principal Secretary to Govt., Haryana, Information, Public Relations and Language Department has been serving CMO for last six year. Known for his intelligent working, Khandelwal remains among the most favorite bureaucrats of Hooda government since 2005.
Sources said that the official announcement of new PSCM is likely after Haryana Cabinet meeting to be held on March 29.