Nagpur: Sanjeev Kumar, an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer of 1993 batch, took over as the Managing Director of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd. on Monday (December 21, 2015). Prior to this appointment, Sanjeev Kumar was working as Joint Secretary & Mission Director for Housing for All in Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation. He has also served as Director in Ministry of Power, In charge of Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojna (RGGVY) & Restructured Accelerated Power Development & Reform Program.
Earlier, he has served in various Ministries and departments of Government of Maharashtra, such as State Sales Tax Department, Water Supply & Sanitation Department and Industries Department. He has served as Joint CEO of Maharashtra Industrial Development Corporation (MIDC), Managing Director of Maharashtra Agro Industries Development Corporation (MAIDC), District Collector of Gondia and Jalgaon and Divisional Commissioner for Nagpur Division.
Sanjeev Kumar holds a degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from IIT Roorkee and MTech in Communication Engineering from IIT, Kanpur. He also holds a degree in Financial Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies. Sanjeev Kumar possesses wide experience in the field of infrastructure and finance.