HUBBALLI: Nitesh Patil, the new deputy commissioner of Dharwad district, is a 2012- batch IAS officer of the Karnataka cadre.
Born on October 1, 1986, Patil is a BTech graduate and was inducted into the IAS on September 3, 2012. Just before his latest posting, he was the deputy commissioner of Mysuru district, where he served for less than a year. Before that, he was the joint commissioner (south), and ADEO, BBMP (south). He also served as the additional commissioner, department of commercial taxes, Bengaluru, and as assistant commissioner, Sagara division, Shivamogga district.
In Dharwad, he replaces Deepa Cholan, who was widely praised for work during the Covid-19 pandemic. The new deputy commissioner took charge on Tuesday.