Sanjay Dixit is an IAS officer of the 1986 batch in Rajasthan Cadre. Prior to joining the IAS, he was in the Merchant Navy as an engineer. He sailed the high seas for four years before jumping ashore, landing in the sea of desert.
He has done his graduation in Marine Engineering from DMET, Calcutta (as it then was). After joining the IAS, he added three Masters qualifications to his repertoire – in Indian classical music, economics, and software systems; the last one from BITS, Pilani. He also took a professional degree in Law.
He has travelled India and the world extensively, first as a merchant mariner and then as an administrator. He was also an active sportsman. He went on to don many hats in sports administration, including that of being Secretary and President of Rajasthan Cricket Association, Secretary of Rajasthan Tennis Association, and member of BCCI Finance Committee.
As a person of varied interests, he has authored dozens of articles, covering such diverse fields as cricket, general sports, agriculture, Islamism, spirituality, strategic affairs, and current issues. His articles have appeared in DNA, Yahoo India, Mumbai Mirror, Swarajya Magazine, Print India, India Facts and Medium.com.
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