Former Chief Secretary Muhammmad Iqbal Khanday passed away on Monday.
The 1978 batch IAS officer Khanday held various positions in the state government before taking the top position.
Khanday in his career held a number of positions in different capacities. He was a Deputy Commissioner, a director and then headed planning – for a long time, tourism, health, home, finance, R&B, besides heading the IMPA.
Khanday, held several key positions in his career, was also principal secretary to the former chief minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed.