Pranjal Patil who hails from Maharashtra, the country’s first visually-challenged IAS officer and the former assistant collector of Ernakulam took charge as the sub-collector of Thiruvananthapuram on Monday. She had lost her vision when she was just six years old. she did her schooling in Kamla Mehta Dadar School, Mumbai and further pursued Ph.D. in International Relations (JNU).

Pranjal Patil (IAS) Wiki, Age, Biography, Family, Sub Collector

Biodata/ Wiki

Full NamePranjal Patil
Nick NamePranjal
ProfessionIAS Officer, Sub Collector
Date Of Birth1 April 1988
Age31
HometownUlhasnagar, Maharashtra
Currently Living InMumbai, India
MarriageYes
Husband NameKomal Singh Patil
Education
SchoolKamla Mehta Dadar School, Mumbai
CollegeSt. Xavier's College, Mumbai & JNU
Educational Qualification/ DegreeM.Phil & Ph.D. in International Relations (JNU)
Family
Father NameLahen Singh B Patil
Mother NameJyoti Patil
ReligionHindu

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Pranjal Patil Images/ Photos

“We should never be defeated and we should never give up because with our efforts all of us will get that one breakthrough which we want”, the 31-year old Kerala cadre officer told to the media persons here

Patil had undergone surgeries to reattach the retinas but they were not successful. “When the surgeries were done, she did suffer a lot. The pain did not subside until at least a year after the surgery.

She cracked the UPSC examination in 2016 and secured 773rd rank and improved her ranking to 124 the next year. Patil was appointed Ernakulam Assistant Collector during her training period. On 14 October 2019, She was appointed as the Sub-Collector of Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala.

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