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Sanjeev Jaiswal (IAS) Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Hometown: West Bengal
Wife: Siddhi Jaiswal
Age: 51 Years

Sanjeev Jaiswal

Bio/Wiki
ProfessionCivil Servant (IAS Officer)
Known forBeing a subject of an investigation by the Enforcement Directorate into the alleged Covid jumbo center scam
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 172 cm
in meters- 1.72 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
IAS
ServiceIndian Administrative Services (IAS)
Batch1996
CadreMaharashtra
Major Appointments2023: Vice president and chief executive officer of the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA)
2019: Extra municipal commissioner for the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC)
2012: Divisional Commissioner, Maharashtra
Personal Life
Date of Birth7 April 1972 (Friday)
Age (as of 2023)51 Years
BirthplaceKolkata, West Bengal
Zodiac signAries
NationalityIndian
HometownKolkata, West Bengal
SchoolSt. Paul's Boarding School, Darjeeling, West Bengal
Educational QualificationSchool education at St. Paul's Boarding School, Darjeeling, West Bengal
ControversiesAccused by a 15-year-old Girl

In 2015, in a video that was widely shared, a 15-year-old girl from Thane, Mumbai, claimed that the municipal commissioner, Sanjeev Jaiswal, hired her to work at his bungalow and compelled her to perform "midnight massages" on him. [1]The Logical Indian

Covid Jumbo Centre Scam

In 2023, Sanjeev Jaiswal and his wife were discovered to be the owners of 24 properties totaling Rs. 34 crore in a money laundering case involving Covid field hospital contracts by the Enforcement Directorate. The investigation agency revealed that they also had Rs. 15 crore in fixed deposits. Sanjeev Jaiswal made a questionable FD of Rs. 5 crore during the Covid 19 period in 2020. [2]India Today
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseSiddhi Jaiswal
Sanjeev Jaiswal with his wife

Some Lesser Known Facts About Sanjeev Jaiswal

  • Sanjeev Jaiswal is an Indian Administration Services official of the 1996 batch of the Maharashtra cadre. He has held various positions including Commissioner of Nagpur Municipal Corporation, Divisional Commissioner of Aurangabad, and Commissioner of Thane Municipal Corporation in Maharashtra. He hit the headlines in July 2023 when the Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned him in a money laundering case involving contracts for Covid field hospitals.
  • In 2016, there was a news story about Sanjeev Jaiswal. He made a public announcement in the media that he would pay for the medical expenses of a 6-year-old girl named Aahana, who had a deformed nose. During an event organized by the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC), Aahana was sitting with other children when Jaiswal noticed her situation.
  • Before 2019, Sanjeev Jaiswal served as the Principal Secretary of the water supply and sanitation department in the Maharashtra government.

    Sanjeev Jaiswal (middle) while on duty in 2019

    Sanjeev Jaiswal (middle) while on duty in 2019

  • In June 2023, Sanjeev Jaiswal was appointed as the vice president and chief executive officer of the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA).

    Sanjeev Jaiswal (L) while taking over as MHADA VC and CEO in Mumbai

    Sanjeev Jaiswal (L) while taking over as MHADA VC and CEO in Mumbai

  • In 2023, Sanjeev Jaiswal came under the scanner of the Enforcement Directorate (ED) during the investigation of the alleged Covid-19 jumbo centre scam when he was serving as the extra municipal commissioner for the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in 2020. According to the ED (Enforcement Directorate), BMC (Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation) sold medicines for Covid-19 patients at prices that were 25 to 30 per cent higher than what they would cost in regular markets. The ED believed that Sanjeev Jaiswal, who was a member of the tender committee, knowingly and fully aware of the serious violations, signed the important approval documents for this. Sanjeev Jaiswal could have opposed it, but for some undisclosed reasons, he chose not to. [3]DNA

    Sanjeev Jaiswal clicked outside the ED office

    Sanjeev Jaiswal clicked outside the ED office

  • In June 2023, the ED searched Sanjeev Jaiswal’s home as they suspected a scam. During the search, they found property documents worth millions of rupees. It turns out that Sanjeev Jaiswal and his wife own 24 properties in Mumbai and other parts of Maharashtra, with a total value of around Rs. 100 crore. The ED also took away documents related to fixed deposits worth more than Rs. 15 crore. Additionally, during the raid at his Bandra residence, the ED confiscated Rs. 13 Lakh in cash. [4]India Today
  • Later, in an explanation of the confiscated documents, Sanjeev Jaiswal stated that the fixed deposits and properties, valued at about Rs. 34 crores, were gifts from his father-in-law, a retired official, to his wife. [5]DNA

    Sanjeev Jaiswal posing with his wife, Siddhi Jaiswal

    Sanjeev Jaiswal posing with his wife, Siddhi Jaiswal

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