An IAS officer of 1975 batch( Haryana Cadre ), he served the State in various capacities from heading district administration as Deputy Commissioner to important Government Departments like Home, Town & Country Planning, Education, Food and Supplies, Excise and Taxation, Transport and Power etc. He has also been Home Secretary, Chandigarh Administration, Chandigarh (U.T.) during 1990-92. He headed large Govt. Undertakings such as Housing Board, HUDA, HARTRON etc.