Rajan Kashyap Rajan Kashyap, a member of the Indian Administrative Service, served the government, mainly in the state of Punjab, for 38 years, retiring as Chief Secretary. He studied Mathematics and English literature in India, and Development Economics (MPhil, Cambridge University, UK) and had a two-year stint as a university teacher.This book recounts his days as a district officer, as a unraveller of red tape, as head of an agricultural cooperative and as a handler of crucial service assignments. Post-retirement, he was Punjabs first Chief Information Commissioner. He also worked for the voluntary blood donation movement and continued his association with tennis. He lives in Chandigarh with his wife, Meena, a former Professor of Botany.His daughter, Bini, and his son, Anurag, observe indulgently his undiminished passion for physical fitness, English and Urdu poetry, and worthy causes.