Union Government on 4 February 2015 appointed LC Goyal as Union Home Secretary. At the time of his appointment was serving as Union Rural Development Secretary.
The term of Goyal will be for a period of two years from the date of taking over the charge. Goyal succeeded Anil Goswami who resigned on 4 February 2015.
Earlier, Goyal had served in the Home Ministry as Joint Secretary (Internal Security). He is a 1979-batch IAS officer of Kerala cadre.
When: 4 February 2015