Sanjeev Jaiswal is an Indian Administration Services officer of the 1996 batch of the Maharashtra cadre. He has served in different roles such as Commissioner of Nagpur Municipal Corporation, Divisional Commissioner of Aurangabad, and Commissioner of Thane Municipal Corporation in Maharashtra. In July 2023, he came into the spotlight when the Enforcement Directorate (ED) questioned him regarding a money laundering case linked to contracts for Covid field hospitals in 2020.
Sanjeev Jaiswal was born on Friday, 7 April 1972 (age 51 Years; as of 2023) in Kolkata, West Bengal. His zodiac sign is Aries. He completed his school education at St. Paul’s Boarding School, Darjeeling, West Bengal.
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Parents & Siblings
Not much is known about his parents and siblings.
Wife & Children
His wife’s name is Siddhi Jaiswal.
In 2012, Sanjeev Jaiswal was appointed as the divisional commissioner of Nagpur Municipal Corporation. Later, he served as the Divisional Commissioner of Aurangabad and commissioner of Thane Municipal Corporation in Maharashtra. Then, Sanjeev Jaiswal worked as the Principal Secretary of the water supply and sanitation department in the Maharashtra government. In 2019, he was appointed as the extra municipal commissioner for the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC). In June 2023, he was appointed as the vice president and chief executive officer of the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA).
Accused by a 15-year-old Girl
In 2015, a 15-year-old Mumbai resident from Thane said in a widely circulated video that Sanjeev Jaiswal employed her in his house and compelled her to perform “midnight massages” on him. The Logical Indian
Covid Jumbo Centre Scam
In 2023, the Enforcement Directorate found that Sanjeev Jaiswal and his wife owned 24 properties valued at Rs. 34 crores as part of a money laundering case related to Covid field hospital contracts. The investigation agency also discovered that they had Rs. 15 crore in fixed deposits. During the Covid-19 period in 2020, Sanjeev Jaiswal made a suspicious fixed deposit of Rs. 5 crore. India Today
The investigation by the Enforcement Directorate (ED)
In 2023, Sanjeev Jaiswal came under investigation by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for his involvement in the alleged Covid-19 jumbo centre scam. This happened during his time as the extra municipal commissioner for the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) back in 2020. The ED found that BMC sold medicines for Covid-19 patients at prices 25 to 30 per cent higher than the regular market rates. They believed that Sanjeev Jaiswal, as a member of the tender committee, knowingly and fully aware of the serious violations, approved these inflated prices. He had the option to oppose it, but for undisclosed reasons, he chose not to. DNA
ED Raid at Sanjeev Jaiswal’s House
In June 2023, the ED conducted a search at Sanjeev Jaiswal’s home because they suspected a scam. During the search, they discovered property documents worth a lot of money. During the raid at his Bandra residence, the ED confiscated Rs. 13 lakh in cash. India Today Later, when asked about the seized documents, Sanjeev Jaiswal explained that the fixed deposits and properties, which were worth about Rs. 34 crores, were actually gifts given to his wife by his retired father-in-law. DNA
- In 2016, Sanjeev Jaiswal attended an event organized by the Thane Municipal Corporation (TMC), and during the event, Jaiswal noticed a girl named Aahana whose nose was disfigured and was attending the event among the other children. He was in the news when he announced that he would cover the medical expenses for a 6-year-old girl.