Belagvi: As newly appointed DC Ujwal Ghosh left on long leave with the demise of his father, the government, with the consent of of the election commission has appointed Dr Vishal Ravi as Deputy Commissioner of the district, on Monday.

Dr Vishal is a 2004 IAS batch cadre officer. He is a doctor by profession completed MBBS from Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences (KIMS) at Hubballi and has served as deputy commissioner at Chikabalapur, Kalaburag and Udapi districts.