The top decision makers in Gujarat are reported to have made their minds for S K Nanda (IAS: 1978: GJ), the senior most IAS, in the race of Chief Secretary to the Government of Gujarat. He is the serving Additional Chief Secretary, Home in Gujarat. D J Pandian (IAS: 1981: GJ) still maintains a neck-to-neck perception for the position as CS. Who finally will make it is now a matter of hours only. Varesh Sinha (CS, Gujarat) is completing his extended tenure on October 31, 2014.