Sanjay Dixit is a retired Indian Administrative Service officer (batch 1986) of the Rajasthan cadre, Additional Chief Secretary to Govt. of Rajasthan, an advocate, and the former secretary of the Rajasthan Cricket Association. He has written several books based on strategic matters, and social issues like Krishna Gopeshvara: Rationalists of Vrishnis (2018), Krishna Yogeshvara: The Dice of Kutil Dharma (2019), Unbreaking India: Decisions On Article 370 & The CAA (2019), and Nullifying Article 370 and Enacting CAA (2020).
Sanjay Dixit was born on Friday, 15 July 1960 (age years; as of 2023) in Jaipur, Rajasthan. His zodiac sign is Cancer. Sanjay Dixit completed his graduation from Marine Engineering College, Kolkata. He completed his training at the Directorate of Marine Engineering Training (DMET).
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
There is not much knowledge about Sanjay Dixit’s parents and siblings.
Wife & Children
On Thursday, 4 June 1987, Sanjay Dixit got married to Shruti Dixit, an advocate. They have two sons, the elder son Saumitra Dixit, and Shrauteya Dixit who is a Founder, Director, and CEO at JD Digital Private Limited and Founder Partner at 5 Dots Partners.
Sanjay Dixit follows Hinduism.
Sanjay Dixit is an Ex-Indian Administrative Service officer of the 1986 batch of the Rajasthan cadre. Before joining the Indian Administrative Service, Sanjay Dixit worked as a sailor for four years in the Merchant Navy. He served as the Additional Chief Secretary to Govt. of Rajasthan for twenty years from 1998 – 2018 LinkedIn – Sanjay Dixit. Sanjay Dixit served the Government of Rajasthan as the Principal Secretary in various departments like the Health & Family Welfare Department, Personnel and General Administration Department, and Agriculture & Cooperation Department. He has written books based on themes like strategic issues, social matters, and agriculture The Print. His works include ‘Krishna Gopeshvara: Rationalists of Vrishnis’ published on 18 May 2018, which narrates the early life events of Lord Krishna, ‘Krishna Yogeshvara: The Dice of Kutil Dharma’ published on 18 December 2019 which narrates the life of Krishna, from the abduction of Rukmini to the battle of Mahabharat in Kurukshetra, ‘Unbreaking India: Decisions On Article 370 & The CAA’ published in 2019, which provides a comprehensive analysis of two critical events in Indian history, and ‘Nullifying Article 370 and Enacting CAA’ published on 24 August 2020, in which he traces Kashmir’s every historic event from the pre-Islamic past to the Partition of India.
War of words between actress Swara Bhaskar and Sanjay Dixit
On 20 July 2020, Sanjay Dixit tagged the actress Swara Bhasker in his Twitter post by calling her a C-grade actress and even started a voting poll as well to which Swara Bhasker replied with a tweet stating that Sanjay Dixit is a “creepy old uncle” who seems to be jobless and obsessed with her.
Dear @IASassociation , do your officers not have enough work ? This creepy old uncle ji seems to be totally jobless and a little obsessed with me! Pls offer him some counselling sessions. Since he seems unfit to be an officer of the Indian bureaucracy. 🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽🙏🏽 pic.twitter.com/ZKhWg3TZYO
— Swara Bhasker (@ReallySwara) July 20, 2020
- In 2009, Sanjay Dixit defeated IPL chief Lalit Modi in the presidential elections of the Rajasthan Cricket Association (RCA) by the lead of five votes. India Today
- Sanjay Dixit brought new technology for the production of date palms in western Rajasthan.
I was really proud and satisfied today to receive this date produce from Barmer. I introduced tissue culture date palm farming in the desert of Western Rajasthan between 2008-10 amidst great opposition. Today I can smile.
IAS does provide you opportunities to make a difference pic.twitter.com/c7Eibyk0vV
— Sanjay Dixit ಸಂಜಯ್ ದೀಕ್ಷಿತ್ संजय दीक्षित (@Sanjay_Dixit) July 16, 2018
- Sanjay Dixit is a prolific columnist on Indian languages, culture, economics, and history. ‘Religions Are Not the Same ‘(2019) is an article series that is divided into six different parts. Medium
- Sanjay Dixit is the founder of The Jaipur Dialogues and he hosts the YouTube series ‘Weekly Dialogues’.