Pavan Kumar Malapati takes charge as Deputy Commissioner for Ballari
Pavan Kumar Malapati, an Indian Administrative Service officer from the 2012 batch, took charge as Ballari’s Deputy Commissioner on Sunday. Outgoing Deputy Commissioner S.S. Nakul, appointed by Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman as private secretary, has handed over the charges.
Before being posted to Ballari, Mr. Malapati served as an Additional Commercial Tax Commissioner (Enforcement). He had previously served in Sirsi and Hosapete as assistant commissioner and also as chief executive officer of Bidar Zilla Panchayat.
Mr. Nakul, speaking on the occasion, thanked the people of Ballari for their support over the past year and seven months during his tenure as Deputy Commissioner.
“I enjoyed the cooperation of people, people’s representatives, civil society groups and media persons during my service in Ballari. Their cooperation during a hard time [COVID-19] was memorable,”
Mr. Nakul said.
Mr. Malapati said that he would take forward the work of Mr. Nakul for the all-round development of the district.