Press releases

12 SEP
2021

Governor directs Universities to hold Convocations regularly

Vijayawada, September 12: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, while expressing concern over non-holding of Convocations by some of the State Universities on regular basis, has said that non-holding of Convocations on regular basis will jeopardise the careers of the students.

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11 SEP
2021

Hon'ble Governor inaugurates 50th Chapter of PRCI in Visakhapatnam

Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan inaugurated the 50th Chapter of the Public Relations Council of India in Visakhapatnam, by participating in the programme in virtual mode from Raj Bhavan on Saturday.

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09 SEP
2021

Message of Hon’ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of Vinayaka Chavithi Festival (10.09.2021)

“I convey my warm greetings to the people of Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of Vinayaka Chavithi festival. This important Hindu festival is celebrated across the country with great devotion and gaiety and with participation of all family members together.

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08 SEP
2021

AP Governor receives ‘Victory Flame’ commemorating 50th anniversary celebrations of India’s victory in 1971 War

Vijayawada, September 08: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, received the ‘Victory Flame’ of Swarnim Vijay Varsh, commemorating the 50th anniversary celebrations of India’s victory in the 1971 war at a function held in Raj Bhavan lawns here on Wednesday.

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04 SEP
2021

AP Governor participates in the Webinar on celebration of 75th year of India’s Independence organized by FICCI FLO Bhubaneswar

Hon'ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participated as Chief Guest in the Webinar on Veer Katha - celebration of 75th year of India’s Independence, organized by FICCI FLO Bhubaneswar in virtual mode from Raj Bhavan on Saturday.

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04 SEP
2021

Message of Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of Teacher’s Day on September 5, 2021

“I convey my best wishes to the teaching fraternity in Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of Teacher’s Day. The Birth Anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, on September 5, is celebrated as the Teacher’s Day every year in honour of the great personality, who served the country as the first Vice President and the second President of India.

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04 SEP
2021

AP Governor congratulates medal winners at Tokyo Pralympics

Vijayawada, September 04: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has congratulated Manish Narwal winner of Gold medal and Singhraj Adhana, winner of Silver medal in mixed 50 metres Pistol event at the Tokyo Paralympics.

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04 SEP
2021

Indonesia Consul General meets AP Governor

Vijayawada, September 04: The Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia in Mumbai Sri Agus P. Saptono called on Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan at Raj Bhavan on Saturday.

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02 SEP
2021

Special Chief Secretary to Governor meets Hon'ble Chief Minister

Vijayawada, September 02: Sri R.P. Sisodia, Special Chief Secretary to Governor met Chief Minister Sri Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy at the CM's Camp Office on Thursday, on a courtesy visit, after taking charge as Special Chief Secretary to Governor recently.

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30 AUG
2021

AP Governor congratulates medal winners at the Tokyo Paralympics

Vijayawada, August 30: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated Avani Lekhara, the first Indian woman to win a Paralympic gold medal in women’s 10m Air Rifle Standing event at the Tokyo Paralympics.

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29 AUG
2021

AP Governor congratulates Bhavinaben Patel for winning Silver medal in Tokyo Paralympics

Vijayawada, August 29:  Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated Indian table tennis player Bhavinaben Patel for winning Silver medal in the Tokyo Paralympics 2020 with hard work, grit and determination.

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29 AUG
2021

Message of Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of Sri Krishna Janmashtami (30.08.2021)

Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has extended warm greetings and best wishes to the people of Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of Sri Krishna Janmashtami (30.08.2021).

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28 AUG
2021

Andhra Pradesh Governor & Chancellor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participated in the 10th Convocation of Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University

Vijayawada, August 28: Andhra Pradesh Governor & Chancellor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participated in the 10th Convocation of Sri Venkateswara Veterinary University held in Tirupati, in virtual mode from Raj Bhavan on Saturday.

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27 AUG
2021

National ST Commission Member Ananta Nayak meets AP Governor

Vijayawada, August 27: Sri Ananta Nayak, Member of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes and former Lok Sabha Member, has met Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan at Raj Bhavan on a courtesy visit on Friday.

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25 AUG
2021

AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participated in the 18th Convocation of Sri Padmavathi Mahila Viswavidyalayam

Vijayawada, August 25: Participating in the 18th Convocation of Sri Padmavathi Mahila Viswavidyalayam, Andhra Pradesh Governor & Chancellor of the University Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has said that the New Education Policy (NEP) 2020 will enable the higher educational institutions to transform into global hubs of knowledge with the implementation of the recommendations of the policy.

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24 AUG
2021

National SC Commission Vice Chairman meets AP Governor

Vijayawada, August 24: Shri Arun Halder, Vice Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Castes alongwith  Members of the Commission Dr.Anju Bala and Sri Subhash Ramnath Parthy, met Hon'ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan at Raj Bhavan on Tuesday on a courtesy visit.

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23 AUG
2021

AP Governor condoles death of AR Constables in road accident in Srikakulam district

Vijayawada, August 23: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness over the death of four AR Constables in a road accident on Summadevi national highway in Palasa mandal in Srikakulam district on Monday.

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23 AUG
2021

RP Sisodia assumes charge as Spl. Chief Secretary to Governor

Vijayawada, August 23: Sri R.P. Sisodia has assumed charge as Special Chief Secretary to Governor at Raj Bhavan on Monday. Sri Sisodia met Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan in his chambers, before assuming charge as Special Chief Secretary to Governor and later held a meeting with officers of the Raj Bhavan and enquired about duties and responsibilities of each officer.

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22 AUG
2021

Condolence Message

Vijayawada, August 22: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness over the passing away of Sri Kalyan Singh, former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, on Saturday.

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20 AUG
2021

AP Governor bids farewell to senior officers of Raj Bhavan

Vijayawada, August 20: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan bid farewell to Sri Mukesh Kumar Meena, Secretary to Governor and Sri S.V. Madhav Reddy, ADC to Governor, who have been transferred from AP Raj Bhavan, in a farewell function organized in the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan on Friday.

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19 AUG
2021

Message of Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of ‘Muharram’ on August 20, 2021

“Muharram symbolizes the spirit of sacrifice which is placed above all the virtues of mankind. Muharram commemorates the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain, the grandson of the Holy Prophet, who sacrificed his life at the altar of true belief.

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18 AUG
2021

Condolence Message

Vijayawada, August 18: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness over the passing away of Smt. Krishna Kumari, mother of Telangana Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan, on Wednesday morning while undergoing treatment at an hospital in Hyderabad.

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16 AUG
2021

AP Governor pays glowing tributes on Vajpayee’s death anniversary

Vijayawada, August 16: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan paid glowing tributes to former Prime Minister Bharat Ratna Sri Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the occasion of 3rd death anniversary on Monday.

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14 AUG
2021

Message of Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of 75th Independence Day (Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav)

“On the occasion of the 75th Independence Day, being celebrated all over the country as ‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav’, I have great pleasure in conveying my greetings to the people of Andhra Pradesh, Independence Day is a day of remembrance as well as of dedication. A day of remembrance of all those great freedom fighters whose sacrifice has paved the way for us today to enjoy the fruits of freedom.

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13 AUG
2021

AP Governor felicitates Olympians from the State

Vijayawada, August 13: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan felicitated the three Olympians from Andhra Pradesh, P.V. Sindhu, E. Rajani and Satwik Sairaj Rankireddy from the State who have participated in the Tokyo Olympic Games 2020, with a memento at a function held at Durbar Hall in Raj Bhavan on Friday.

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13 AUG
2021

AP Governor gives ex-gratia to kin of staff member died in road accident

Vijayawada, August 13: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan handed over a cheque of Rs.3.00 lakh to Sri Yelamanda Srinu, father of late Sri Yelamanda Seshu, who died in a road accident on June 27.

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13 AUG
2021

‘AT HOME’ function not to be held at AP Raj Bhavan this year

Vijayawada, August 13: In view of the prevailing COVID-19 situation, Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has decided not to hold the ‘AT HOME’ function at Raj Bhavan on the occasion of Independence Day, this year.

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10 AUG
2021

AP Governor wishes for ANGRAU to transform into a World-class University

Vijayawada, August 10: Participating in the 50th Convocation of the Acharya NG Ranga Agricultural University, held at Mahati Auditorium in Tirupati, in virtual mode from Raj Bhavan on Tuesday, Andhra Pradesh Governor and Chancellor of the University Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said he wished to see the ANGRAU to transform itself into a world class Agricultural University.

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07 AUG
2021

AP Governor congratulates Neeraj Chopra 1st Indian to win Olympic Gold medal in athletics

Vijayawada, August 7: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated Neeraj Chopra, the first Indian to win Olympic Gold medal in Athletics in the men's javelin throw final match in the Tokyo Olympic Games on Saturday.

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06 AUG
2021

Andhra Pradesh should be role model in prevention of Covid-19 third wave

Vijayawada, August 6: Addressing representatives of NGOs who participated in the Webinar organized on ‘Creating awareness on prevention of third wave Covid-19 in the State’, organized by the A.P. Raj Bhavan on Friday, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said A.P. should be a role model in the prevention of third wave of Covid-19 from happening.

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05 AUG
2021

AP Governor congratulates wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya for winning Olympic Silver medal

Vijayawada, August 5: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated Indian wrestler Ravi Kumar Dahiya for winning the Olympic Silver medal after narrowly losing in the men’s freestyle 57kg final in Tokyo Olympic Games on Thursday.

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05 AUG
2021

AP Governor congratulates Indian men’s hockey team for winning Olympic Bronze medal

Vijayawada, August 05: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated the Indian men’s Hockey team for winning the Olympic Bronze medal by beating Germany 5-4 in the bronze medal match in the Tokyo Olympics and said it is an historic occasion as the country won an Olympic medal in the hockey after a gap of 41 years.

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04 AUG
2021

AP Governor congratulates Lovlina Borgohain for winning Olympic Bronze medal

Vijayawada, August 04:  Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated Boxer Ms. Lovlina Borgohain for winning Olympic Bronze medal with lot of hard work, grit and determination.

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02 AUG
2021

AP Governor participated in eRUPI launch programme

Vijayawada, August 02: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, participated in virtual mode from Raj Bhavan, in the programme held for launch of eRUPI prepaid e-voucher by Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi, on Monday.

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01 AUG
2021

AP Governor congratulates P.V. Sindhu for winning Bronze Medal in Tokyo Olympic Games

Vijayawada, August 01: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated Ms. P.V. Sindhu for winning the Badminton Women’s Singles Bronze Medal Match in Tokyo Olympic Games 2020 by defeating China’s He Bing Jiao in straight games on Sunday.

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01 AUG
2021

AP Governor not to celebrate birthday this year

Vijayawada, August 01: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, whose birthday falls on August 3, has decided not to celebrate his birthday this year too, due to the prevailing COVID-19 situation.

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30 JLY
2021

Condolence Message

Vijayawada, July 30: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness over the death of six migtant workers from Odisha who were found dead near a shrimp farm  in Lankavanidibba village in Repalle mandal of Guntur district on Thursday night.

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29 JLY
2021

Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participates in the programme ‘Celebrating one year of NEP 2020’

Vijayawada, July 29: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participated in the programme ‘Celebrating one year of National Education Policy 2020’ chaired by Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi, in virtual mode from Raj Bhavan on Thursday.

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24 JLY
2021

Got good cooperation from all during past two years – AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, July 24: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan planted tree saplings in the Raj Bhavan premises to mark the occasion of completion of two years in office on Saturday.

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23 JLY
2021

Health infrastructure improved in the State – AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, July 23: Sharing his thoughts and views on the occasion of completion of two years in office, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has said that the improved health infrastructure in the State saved lives of many Covid-19 patients due to ramped up testing, increased hospital beds, improved oxygen supply, availability of medicines, recruitment of additional health staff etc. The Governor delivered a message to the people of the State on the occasion to be telecast over Doordarshan Saptagiri channel on Saturday.

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21 JLY
2021

Message of Hon’ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of BAKRID (Id-ul-Azha) on July 21, 2021

"On the solemn occasion of Bakrid (Id-ul-Azha), I extend my cordial greetings and good wishes to all my Muslim brethren in Andhra Pradesh. Bakrid holds immense significance in the Islamic faith and is celebrated with special prayers and great reverence.

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16 JLY
2021

Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulates Sri Y.D. Ramarao for winning the Red Cross Society’s President’s Medal

Vijayawada, July 16: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan who is also the President of Indian Red Cross Society, AP State Branch, has presented the President’s Gold Medal of the Indian Red Cross Society for the year 2018-19 to Sri Y.D. Ramarao, Chairman, Indian Red Cross Society, East Godavari District Branch, for his distinguished service to the cause of Red Cross movement in East Godavari district, more than a decade.

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10 JLY
2021

Andhra Pradesh Governor participates in the webinar on Puri Shri Jagannatha Ratha Yatra

Vijayawada, July 10:Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participated as Chief Guest in the webinar on “Puri Shri Jagannatha Ratha Yatra” organised by Utkal Vidwat Parishad, Odisha on the eve of Lord Jagannath Ratha Yatra, in virtual mode from Raj Bhavan on Saturday.

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09 JLY
2021

Andhra Pradesh Governor condoles death of army jawan from Guntur

Vijayawada, July 09: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness over the martyr of Army Jawan Sri M. Jaswanth Reddy in the encounter with terrorists in the Sundarbani Sector in Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir on Thursday.

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08 JLY
2021

Farmers benefited by schemes of YSR – AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, July 08: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan inaugurated “Dr.YSR - Jakkampudi Rammohan Rao Blood Centre” established by Sri Jakkampudi Rammohan Rao Foundation (SJRMR) at Rajamahendravaram in East Godavari district, in virtual mode from Raj Bhavan on Thursday, on the occasion of Birth Anniversary of late Dr. Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy, former Chief Minister in united Andhra Pradesh.

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07 JLY
2021

Hon'ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief over the passing away of legendary actor Sri Dilip Kumar.

Vijayawada, July 07: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief over the passing away of legendary actor Sri Dilip Kumar, who was popularly known as Tragedy King of Bollywood, on Wednesday morning.

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04 JLY
2021

AP Governor offers tributes to Alluri Sitarama Raju on birth anniversary

Vijayawada, July 04: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has offered rich tributes to ‘Manyam Veerudu’ Alluri Sitarama Raju on the occasion of 124th Birth Anniversary at a programme held in Durbar Hall in AP Raj Bhavan on Sunday.

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01 JLY
2021

AP Governor hands over medical equipment to Red Cross Society

Vijayawada, July 01: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan and President of Indian Red Cross Society, AP State Branch, formally handed over 100 Oxygen Concentrators and 48,000 Covid testing vials received from Singapore Red Cross Society to Dr. A. Sridhar Reddy, Chairman and Sri A.K. Parida, General Secretary of AP State Branch of Indian Red Cross Society at a programme held at Durbar Hall in Raj Bhavan on Thursday.

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26 JUN
2021

Holistic education helps children in early stages of life – Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, June 26: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has participated as Chief Guest at the “International Education e-Conference” on the theme of ‘Holistic Education for Excellence in Life’ organised by Prajapita Brahma Kumari Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya on Saturday.

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24 JUN
2021

AP Governor congratulates Karnam Malleswari on her appointment as VC of first Sports University

Vijayawada, June 24: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated Smt. Karnam Malleswari, the first and the only Indian woman weightlifter to win an Olympic medal, as the Vice Chancellor of the first Sports University by the Delhi Government.

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22 JUN
2021

Child labour rescued in Guntur district at the behest of A.P. Governor

Vijayawada, June 22: The District Collector, Guntur and officials of the District Women & Child Development Agency, police and Labour department, took swift action and freed 42 children (24 boys and 18 girls) hailing from Odisha State, working as child labour in Bhavanam Spinning Mills Pvt. Ltd., in Medikonduru mandal in Guntur district, on June 18, after intervention by Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan.

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21 JUN
2021

Regular practice of Yoga helps in healthy well-being – Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, June 21: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan released a Special Postal Cover brought out by India Post on the occasion of International Yoga Day 2021 at a programme held in Raj Bhavan on Monday.

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19 JUN
2021

Condolence Message

Vijayawada, June 19: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief over the passing away of legendary Indian athlete Sri Milkha Singh, popularly known as the Flying Sikh on Friday due post Covid-19 complications.

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06 JUN
2021

Condolence Message

Vijayawada, June 06: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief over the passing away of Smt. Kasu Raghavamma wife of late Sri Kasu Brahmananda Reddy, former Chief Minister in united Andhra Pradesh, on Sunday.

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04 JUN
2021

Condolence Message

Vijayawada, June 04: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has expressed grief and sadness over the passing away of eminent Telugu short story writer and Sahitya Akademi Award winner Sri Kalipatnam Rama Rao, well known as Ka.Ra Master on Friday in Srikakulam.

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01 JUN
2021

Condolence Message

Vijayawada, June 01: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness over the passing away of retired IAS Officer Sri S.V. Prasad while undergoing treatment for Covid-19 in a private hospital in Hyderabad on Monday.

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26 MAY
2021

Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expresses grief over the boat accident in Sileru river

Vijayawada, May 26: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed anguish and grief over the boat accident occurred in Sileru reservoir in Visakhapatnam district, in which five children and a woman have lost their lives and two persons are missing.

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23 MAY
2021

Condolence message

Vijayawada, May 23: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness over the passing away of Dr. Y.C. Simhadri while undergoing treatment for Covid-19 in Visakhapatnam on Saturday.

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14 MAY
2021

Condolence message

Vijayawada, May 14: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness over the passing away of Dr. P. Venugopal , Honorary Chairman of the Indian Red Cross Society, AP State Branch at Visakhapatnam, on Friday.

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14 MAY
2021

Message of the Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan)

Message of the Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of Eid-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan)

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13 MAY
2021

Condolence message

Vijayawada, May 13: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness on the passing away of Sri Vellampalli Suryanarayana father of Sri Vellampalli Srinivas,  Endowment Minister, in Vijayawada on Thursday.

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11 MAY
2021

Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expresses anguish over death of Covid patients in Ruia hospital

Vijayawada, May 11: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed anguish and grief over death of 11 Covid patients in Ruia Hospital in Tirupati on Monday night. Officials informed that the incident occurred due to disruption in the oxygen supply while the arrival of oxygen tanker was delayed.

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10 MAY
2021

Condolence Message

Vijayawada, May 10: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness on the sudden demise of Sri B. Prasada Rao, retired IPS officer, who served as Director General of Police in the united Andhra Pradesh, due to ill health in the USA.

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08 MAY
2021

Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expresses anguish over quarry accident

Vijayawada, May 08: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed anguish and grief over the death of 10 labourers and injuries to several others in the quarry accident occurred due to blast of explosive materials in Mamillapalle village, Kalasapadu Mandal in YSR Kadapa district, on Saturday.

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06 MAY
2021

Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan condoles death of Ajit Singh

Vijayawada, May 06: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness on the passing away of Sri Ajit Singh, President of Rashtriya Lok Dal and former Union Minister, on Thursday while undergoing treatment for Covid-19.

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04 MAY
2021

Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan condoles death of freedom fighter

Vijayawada, May 04: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness on the passing away of well known freedom fighter Sri Pavuluri Sivaramakrishnaiah in Guntur on Tuesday.

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03 MAY
2021

Condolence Message

Vijayawada, May 03: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness on the passing away of Sri Sabbam Hari, former Member of Parliament and former Mayor of Visakhapatnam, while undergoing treatment for Covid at a hospital in Visakhapatnam on Monday.

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03 MAY
2021

Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan appeals to religious and spiritual heads to create awareness among people on Covid-19

Vijayawada, May 03: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan addressed heads of various religious and spiritual organizations in the State through a Webinar on creating awareness among the people on adherence to Covid-appropriate behavior taking precautions to curb spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, in a virtual mode from Raj Bhavan on Monday.

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01 MAY
2021

Covid-appropriate behavior and vaccine only weapons to fight Covid-19 pandemic – AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, May 01: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan in an appeal to the people of Andhra Pradesh telecast over Doordarshan regional channel on Saturday said the outbreak of coronavirus disease had posed an unprecedented challenge before the entire world and the public health situation across the world and the country was witnessing the most critical situation.

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30 APR
2021

AP Governor condoles death of Aaj Tak Reporter

Vijayawada, April 30: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness on the sudden demise of Sri Rohit Sardana, senior journalist and reputed Anchor of Aaj Tak TV, due to cardiac arrest while undergoing treatment at a private hospital on Friday at an young age.

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30 APR
2021

AP Governor condoles death of former Attorney General Soli Sorabjee

Vijayawada, April 30: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness on the passing of eminent jurist and former Attorney General of India Sri Soli Sorabjee on Friday morning , while undergoing treatment for Covid-19.

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27 APR
2021

Andhra Pradesh Governor condoles death of eminent writer Manoj Das

Vijayawada, April 27: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness on the sudden demise of Sri Manoj Das, who was an eminent author in Odia and English.

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27 APR
2021

Condolence message

Vijayawada, April 27: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness on the passing away of Smt. Vemuri Kanaka Durga, wife of Sri Vemuri Radhakrishna, MD of ABN group while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Hyderabad.

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24 APR
2021

‘Atal Incubation Centre’ adds glory to Sri Krishnadevaraya University – Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, April 24: Andhra Pradesh Governor and Chancellor of Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur, Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participated in the 19th Convocation of the University, virtually from Raj Bhavan on Saturday.

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24 APR
2021

India proved its excellence with development of vaccines for Covid-19 – Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, April 24: Andhra Pradesh Governor and Chancellor of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University-Anantapur Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participated in the 11th Convocation of the University from Raj Bhavan in virtual mode on Saturday.

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22 APR
2021

Condolence Message

Vijayawada, April 22: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness at the passing away of Sri G. Yadagiri Reddy, elder brother of Sri G. Kishan Reddy, Union Minister of State for Home.

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22 APR
2021

Condolence Message

Vijayawada, April 22: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness at the untimely death of Ashish Yechuri, son of CPM leader Sri Sitaram Yechuri due to Covid-19 while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Delhi.

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20 APR
2021

Andhra Pradesh Governor tells Vice Chancellors to launch mission-mode campaign on Covid-19

Vijayawada, April 20: Addressing the Vice Chancellors of all Universities in Andhra Pradesh on Covid-19 through a Webinar, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said that they should take up awareness programmes on a mission mode basis in order to succeed in the fight against Covid-19 menace.

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20 APR
2021

Message of Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of ‘Sri Rama Navami’ (April 21, 2021)

On this happy and auspicious occasion of ‘Sri Rama Navami’ festival, I extend my warm greetings and wishes to the people of Andhra Pradesh.

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14 APR
2021

AP Governor participates in PM’s review meeting on Covid-19

Vijayawada, April 14: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participated in the review meeting on Covid-19 convened by Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi and chaired by Vice President Sri M. Venkaiah Naidu, with all Governors and Lt. Governors through video conference from Raj Bhavan on Wednesday.

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14 APR
2021

Dr. Ambedkar was a great son of India – AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, April 14: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan paid rich tributes to Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on the occasion of 130th Birth anniversary at a programme held at Durbar Hall in Raj Bhavan on Wednesday.

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13 APR
2021

Message of Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of Birth Anniversary of Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on 14th April, 2021

“I offer my humble tributes to Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, Father of the Indian Constitution on his birth anniversary. Dr. Ambedkar was an eminent jurist, economist, politician and social reformer.

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12 APR
2021

Spread awareness on Covid-appropriate behavior: AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan tells Red Cross officials

Vijayawada, April 12: Addressing the Joint Collectors of all 13 districts, officials of Red Cross Society, AP State Branch and district branches through a webinar from Raj Bhavan on Monday, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said there is an urgent need to spread awareness among people on the Covid-appropriate behavior like compulsory wearing of mask, maintain social distance, frequent hand wash etc.

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12 APR
2021

Message of Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of “Sri Plava Nama Samvatsara UGADI” Festival on 13th April, 2021

On this happy and auspicious occasion of “Ugadi”, the Telugu New Year Day, I extend my heartiest felicitations and greetings to the people of Andhra Pradesh and to the Telugu people living all over the world.

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11 APR
2021

AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan pays tributes to Mahatma Jyotiba Phule on 195th Birth Anniversary

Vijayawada, April 11: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan paid rich tributes to Mahatma Jyotiba Phule on the occasion of his 195th Birth anniversary at a programme held in Durbar Hall at Raj Bhavan on Sunday.

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08 APR
2021

Members of 61st NDC course meet AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, April 8: Group of Senior Officers from Indian Army, Indian Navy, Indian Air Force, Indian Coast Guard, Indian Audit & Accounts Service, defence officers from Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan undergoing the 61st course on ‘National Security and Strategic Studies’ at the National Defence College, New Delhi, has met Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan at Raj Bhavan on Thursday.

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08 APR
2021

Victim-centred approach needed in tackling menace of human trafficking : Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, April 08: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan launched the ‘Handbooks on Countering Human Trafficking’ brought out by Prajwala, at a programme held in Raj Bhavan on Thursday.

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04 APR
2021

Message of Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanthi on 5th April, 2021

“I offer my humble tributes to Babu Jagjivan Ram on his birth anniversary. Babu Jagjivan Ram was an illustrious freedom fighter and a visionary leader.

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02 APR
2021

Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan conferred ‘Kalinga Ratna’ award

Vijayawada, April 02: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has been conferred the ‘Kalinga Ratna’ award for the year 2021 The award instituted by Sarala Sahitya Sansad was presented to Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan by Sri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Vice President of India, during the 600th Birth Anniversary of Adikabi Sarala Das and 40th Annual Celebrations of Sarala Sahitya Sansad during the programme held at Sarala Bhawan in Cuttack on Friday.

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01 APR
2021

AP Governor congratulates Rajanikanth for Dada Saheb Phalke award

Vijayawada, April 01: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated well known film actor Sri Rajanikanth on his being conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke Award, India’s highest film honour for his contribution to Indian cinema.

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01 APR
2021

Message of Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of “Good Friday” (02.04.2021)

"Good Friday is observed by the Christian brethren all over the World in memory of crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

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31 MAR
2021

Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan wishes for speedy recovery of the President

Vijayawada, March 31: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan wished for speedy recovery of the President of India Sri Ram Nath Kovind, who has successfully undergone bypass surgery at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi on March 30.

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31 MAR
2021

All eligible persons should take Covid vaccine without delay – AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, March 31: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan and Lady Governor Smt. Suprava Harichandan have taken the second dose of Covid vaccine at Raj Bhavan on Wednesday.

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30 MAR
2021

Andhra Pradesh Governor releases passport office magazine

Vijayawada, March 30: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan released the first official magazine ‘Sagarika’ brought out by the Regional Passport Office, Visakhapatnam in Hindi at Raj Bhavan on Tuesday.

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30 MAR
2021

Andhra Pradesh Governor releases Catalogue on tricolour

Vijayawada, March 30: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan released the Catalogue brought out by the Andhra Pradesh Photography Akademi, to commemorate the centenary year of the nation’s tricolor design by Sri Pingali Venkaiah, at Raj Bhavan on Tuesday.

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30 MAR
2021

Junk Artist Srinivas felicitated by Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, March 30: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan felicitated junk artist Sri Padakandla Srinivas at Raj Bhavan on Tuesday.

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28 MAR
2021

AP Governor expresses grief at road accident in Nellore district

Vijayawada, March 28: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed shock and anguish at the bus accident on the Damaramadugu highway in Buchireddipalem mandal in Nellore district on Sunday in which eight pilgrims returning from Srisailam temple, were reported to have died and four other persons were injured.

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28 MAR
2021

Condolence message

Vijayawada, March 28: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness at the passing away of Dr. G. Venkata Subbaiah, MLA Badvel, YSR Kadapa district, while undergoing treatment in an hospital in Kadapa on Sunday.

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28 MAR
2021

Message of Hon'ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of 'Holi' Festival (29.03.2021)

“I convey my greetings and good wishes to the people of Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of Holi festival.

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27 MAR
2021

Andhra Pradesh Raj Bhavan not to celebrate Holi festival this year

Vijayawada, March 27: Andhra Pradesh Governor’s Secretariat in a communication informed that Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has decided not to organise Holi celebrations at AP Raj Bhavan in Vijayawada this year, due to rise in number of Covid-19 cases.

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25 MAR
2021

Andhra Pradesh Governor congratulates DGP Gautam Sawang for the awards

Vijayawada, March 25: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated the Director General of Police Sri Gautam Sawang who called on the Governor at Raj Bhavan on Thursday, for the SKOCH award presented to him as the best DGP in the country in terms of outstanding performance in policing and public safety and for undertaking technical reforms in the State’s police force.

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25 MAR
2021

Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan hails Red Cross services during Covid-19 lockdown

Vijayawada, March 25: Andhra Pradesh Governor and President of Indian Red Cross Society, AP State Branch, Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participated in the closing ceremony of the cycle rally organized by AP State Branch of Indian Red Cross Society, to mark the centenary year of Red Cross in the country, virtually from Raj Bhavan

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23 MAR
2021

AP Governor congratulates cast and crew of Telugu films for winning National Awards

Vijayawada, March 23: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated the film cast and crew of the Telugu movie “Jersey” for winning the National Film Awards under the categories of Best Telugu Film and National Award for Best Editing and the film cast and crew of another Telugu movie “Maharshi” for winning the Best Popular Film Providing Wholesome Entertainment in the 67th National Film Awards 2019

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23 MAR
2021

Hon'ble Governor expressed shock and profound grief at the road accident occurred on the National Highway at Duvvuru in Sangam Mandal in Nellore district.

Vijayawada, March 23: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed shock and profound grief at the road accident occurred on the National Highway at Duvvuru in Sangam Mandal in Nellore district on Tuesday morning in which five persons lost their lives and two others were seriously injured.

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22 MAR
2021

AP Governor congratulates first Telugu woman for record swim across Palk Strait

Vijayawada, March 22: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated Goli Shyamala belonging to Samalkot in East Godavari district, for being the first Telugu woman and second woman in the world to swim across the Palk strait.

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19 MAR
2021

AP Governor pays rich tributes to Justice Jugal Kishore Mohanty

Vijayawada, March 19: Andhra Pradesh Governor Shri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan paid rich tributes to Justice Jugal Kishore Mohanty, former Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court, on the occasion of his 23rd death anniversary on Friday.

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19 MAR
2021

Rayalaseema witnessing considerable progress in education sector – Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, March 19: Delivering his address at the I, II and III Convocation of Dr. Abdul Haq Urdu University, Andhra Pradesh Governor and Chancellor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said that with emerging Higher Education Institutions, the Rayalaseema region is witnessing considerable advancement in education sector.

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14 MAR
2021

AP Governor condoles death of farm labourers in road accident

Vijayawada, March 14: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed shock and profound grief at the road accident occurred near Gollapalli village of Nuzvid Mandal, Krishna district on Sunday morning in which six farm labourers lost their lives and six others were injured.

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12 MAR
2021

Every citizen should participate in ‘Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav’ - AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, March 12: On the occasion of launch of celebrations in commemoration of 75th year of India’s Independence by Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi on Thursday, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said every citizen should participate in the celebrations and make it great success.

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12 MAR
2021

Condolence Message

Vijayawada, March 12: Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness at the sudden demise of Brahma Kumaris' chief administrator Rajyogini Dadi Hriday Mohini Ji on Thursday at a private hospital in Mumbai.

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10 MAR
2021

Governor couple participate in voting

Vijayawada, March 10: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan accompanied by Lady Governor Smt. Suprava Harichandan participated in voting, for the first time after assuming charge as Governor of the State, by casting vote in Corporation elections, at 11 AM on Wednesday, at the Model Polling Station located in CVR GMC High School opposite City Civil Courts complex, near Raj Bhavan, Vijayawada.

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10 MAR
2021

Message of Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of Maha Sivaratri (11.03.2021)

"On the auspicious occasion of MAHA SIVARATRI, I convey my heartiest greetings to the people of Andhra Pradesh. Maha Sivaratri, is the most auspicious and significant festival for millions of devotees of Lord Shiva and the day is observed with fervor and devotion. It is considered highly auspicious to worship Lord Shiva on this day.

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09 MAR
2021

AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan to cast his first vote in the State

AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan to cast his first vote in the State Vijayawada, March 09: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan along with Lady Governor Smt. Suprava Harichandan will participate in voting for the first time after assuming charge as Governor of the State, by casting his vote in elections to Vijayawada Municipal Corporation on Wednesday.

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09 MAR
2021

Hon'ble Governor launches poster on Red Cross Centenary Cycle Rally

Vijayawada, March 09: Andhra Pradesh Governor and President of AP State Branch of Indian Red Cross Society Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, launched the Poster on the Centenary Cycle Rally from Srikakulam to Vijayawada, starting from March 16 to March 25, commemorating 100 years of humanitarian services of Red Cross in India.

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08 MAR
2021

Australian High Commissioner meets Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, March 08: An Australian delegation led by the High Commissioner to India Mr. Barry O’ Farrell along with Ms. Sarah Kirlew, Consul General in Chennai, met Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan at Raj Bhavan on Monday.

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08 MAR
2021

AP Governor participates in meeting of National Committee for commemoration of 75th anniversary of independence

Vijayawada, March 08: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, who has been nominated as a member of the National committee for commemoration of 75th Anniversary of India’s Independence, participated in the first meeting of the committee held on Monday through video conference from Raj Bhavan.

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08 MAR
2021

Andhra Pradesh Lady Governor participates in Women’s Day celebrations at Raj Bhavan

Vijayawada, March 08: First Lady of Andhra Pradesh and Lady Governor Smt. Suprava Harichandan participated in the International Women’s Day celebrations organized by women employees at Durbar Hall in AP Raj Bhavan on Monday.

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07 MAR
2021

Message of Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of International Women's Day

Vijayawada, March 08: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan "On the occasion of International Women's Day, conveyed best wishes to the women of Andhra Pradesh.

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05 MAR
2021

Hon'ble Governor congratulated Telangana Governor for being chosen for the Top 20 Global Women of Excellence Award for 2020

Vijayawada, March 05: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated Telangana Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan, who is also holding the additional charge as Lt. Governor of Puducherry, for being chosen for the Top 20 Global Women of Excellence Award for 2020 by the Multi Ethnic Advisory Task Force, Illinois, USA.

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05 MAR
2021

Services provided by Rotarians during Covid-19 pandemic are laudable – Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, March 05: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participated as Chief Guest at the Charter Ceremony of Rotary Club of Bhubaneswar Central held on Friday, through video link from Raj Bhavan and said Rotary Club is truly a forward looking organization and the Rotarians are always in the forefront to mitigate any hardship faced by the people all over the world.

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02 MAR
2021

Andhra Pradesh Governor and Lady Governor receive first dose of Covid-19 vaccine

Vijayawada, March 02: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan and Lady Governor Smt. Suprava Harichandan received the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine in the third phase of vaccination programme at New Government Hospital in Gunadala, Vijayawada, on Tuesday.

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28 FEB
2021

Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulates Isro for successful launch of PSLV-C51

Vijayawada, February 28: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated scientists of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for accomplishing the mission with successful launch of the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C51 (PSLV-C51) and placing 19 satellites including Amazonia-1 of Brazil in sun synchronous orbit.

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26 FEB
2021

Governor congratulates Velcheru Narayana Rao for winning Central Sahitya Akademy award

Vijayawada, February 26: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulates Sri Velcheru Narayana Rao, eminent author of Telugu lietrature for winning the Central Sahitya Akademy award for his contribution to Telugu literature and for his research in epic Telugu and Sanskrit literary works and poetics and translating them into English.

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24 FEB
2021

National Education Policy 2020 will transform Higher Education in the country – AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, February 24: “The National Education Policy 2020 has the potential to transform the Indian Higher Education system to meet the needs of 21st Century and the challenge lies in its strategic implementation” said Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan.

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14 FEB
2021

AP Governor expressed deep shock and anguish at the accident on the Benagaluru-Hyderabad Highway

Vijayawada, February 14: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed deep shock and anguish at the accident on the Benagaluru-Hyderabad Highway near Madavaram in Veldurthi Mandal in Kurnool district on Sunday, in which 14 pilgrims were reported to have lost their lives and several others were injured.

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12 FEB
2021

AP Governor expresses shock at the tourist bus accident near Araku

Vijayawada, February 12: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed deep shock and anguish at the bus accident on the Dumuku Ghat Road in Anantagiri Mandal In Visakhapatnam district on Friday in which four tourists have died and several tourists were reported to have been injured.

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05 FEB
2021

Technology Incubators will create jobs in rural areas – Andhra Pradesh Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, February 05: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan laid the foundation for Andhra Technology Business Incubator being set up in the Narasaraopeta Engineering College in collaboration with Innovation and Entrepreneurship Division of the National Science and Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board of the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, JNTU-K Kakinada on Friday.

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31 JAN
2021

Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan launches Pulse Polio Immunization programme

Vijayawada, January 31: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan launched the Pulse Polio Immunization Programme by administering polio drops to children aged below five years at a programme held in Raj Bhavan on Sunday.

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30 JAN
2021

Andhra Pradesh Governor congratulates NCC Directorate AP & Telangana for winning Champions Trophy

Vijayawada, January 30: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated the NCC Directorate, Andhra Pradesh & Telangana for winning the coveted Champions Directorate Trophy and Banner at the NCC Rally held at Cariappa Ground in Delhi on Thursday.

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30 JAN
2021

Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan pays homage to Mahatma Gandhi on Martyrs Day

Vijayawada, January 30: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan paid homage to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 73rd death anniversary, observed as Martyrs Day across the nation.

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29 JAN
2021

Andhra Pradesh Governor to launch Pulse Polio Immunization programme

Vijayawada, January 29: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan will be launching the Pulse Polio Immunization Programme in the State on Sunday, January 31 at Raj Bhavan by administering polio drops to children below the age of 5 years.

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26 JAN
2021

Hon’ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulates Padma award winners from Andhra Pradesh

Vijayawada, January 26: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed happiness over Government of India’s announcement of Padma Vibhushan, the country’s second highest civilian award to well known playback singer late Sri S.P. Balasubhrahmanyam, posthumously.

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26 JAN
2021

Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan’s Message to the people of Andhra Pradesh on occasion of 72nd Republic Day

Vijayawada, January 26: “On the occasion of the 72nd Republic Day, I have great pleasure in conveying my greetings to the people of Andhra Pradesh.

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25 JAN
2021

AP Governor launched 11th National Voters Day celebrations at a programme held in Raj Bhavan

Vijayawada, January 25: Speaking at the launch of 11th National Voters Day celebrations Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said that the vote is not just a right to be exercised mechanically as and when elections are held but it is a powerful instrument in the hands of people and exercise of right to vote makes people sentinels of the noble tradition of democracy.

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23 JAN
2021

AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan contributes to Ram temple in Ayodhya

Vijayawada, January 23: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan contributed to the construction of Ram temple in Ayodhya. A delegation of Viswa Hindu Parishad and RSS met the Governor at Raj Bhavan on Saturday

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23 JAN
2021

Governor Harichandan pays rich tributes to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on 125th Birth Anniversary

Vijayawada, January 23: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan paid rich tributes to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his 125th Birth Anniversary on Saturday at a programme held in Raj Bhavan.

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19 JAN
2021

AP Governor congratulates Indian cricket team for historic win against Australia

Vijayawada, January 19: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated the Indian Cricket Team members for the spectacular win against hosts Australia in the 4th Test Match held at Gabba Stadium in Brisbane, Australia and for retaining the Border-Gavaskar Trophy by winning the series 2-1.

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17 JAN
2021

AP Governor congratulates scientists and doctors for successful launch of vaccination programme

Vijayawada, January 17: Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated the Indian scientists behind the successful development, manufacture and rollout of the two Covid-19 vaccines for country-wide launch on January 16.

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14 JAN
2021

Message of Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of ‘Sankranthi Festival’

Vijayawada, January 14: "On the joyous occasion of “Sankranthi Festival”, I convey my heartiest Greetings to the people of Andhra Pradesh. The harvest festival of ‘Sankranthi’ occupies a significant place in our cultural tradition and is celebrated with abundant gaiety and jubilation.

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12 JAN
2021

Hon'ble Governor of Himachal Pradesh Sri Bandaru Dattatreya met Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, January 12: Hon'ble Governor of Himachal Pradesh Sri Bandaru Dattatreya met Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan at AP Raj Bhavan in Vijayawada on Tuesday on a courtesy visit.

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11 JAN
2021

Condolence Message

Vijayawada, January 11: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed profound grief and sadness on the passing away of senior Telugu journalist Sri Turlapaty Kutumba Rao on Sunday night at Vijayawada.

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06 JAN
2021

Justice Arup Kumar Goswami sworn-in as Chief Justice of AP High Court

Vijayawada, January 06: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan administered oath of office to Justice Sri Arup Kumar Goswami as Chief Justice of A.P. High Court at a solemn ceremony held at Tummalapalli Kalakshetram auditorium on Wednesday.

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01 JAN
2021

AP Governor launches digital calendar of Raj Bhavan

Vijayawada, January 01: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan launched the digital calendar of AP Raj Bhavan on the occasion of New Year at Durbar Hall in a programme held at Raj Bhavan on Friday.

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01 JAN
2021

AP Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan condoles death of MLC Sri Ramakrishna Reddy

Vijayawada, January 01: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed his profound grief and sadness at the passing away of Sri Challa Ramakrishna Reddy, YSRCP MLC after prolonged illness in Hyderabad on Friday.

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31 DEC
2020

Message of Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of New Year 2021

Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan in a message extended his Greetings to the people of Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of New Year and wished that the New Year-2021 would bring cheer and happiness to all citizens of Andhra Pradesh.

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30 DEC
2020

AP Governor inaugurates special components lab at Red Cross Blood Bank in Guntur

Vijayawada, December 30: Andhra Pradesh Governor & President of Indian Red Cross Society AP State Branch Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan inaugurated the component separation unit at the Guntur Red Cross Blood Bank, in virtual mode from Raj Bhavan in Vijayawada through video link on Wednesday.

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29 DEC
2020

‘Open House’ not to be held at AP Raj Bhavan for New Year

Vijayawada, December 29: In view of the prevailing situation of Covid-19 pandemic, the customary practice of meeting the Hon’ble Governor and exchanging pleasantries with him in Raj Bhavan by members of general public and prominent citizens of civil society for the New year, is not being arranged this year.

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25 DEC
2020

Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s contribution to the country is unique and incomparable – AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, December 25: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan paid glowing tributes to former Prime Minister Bharat Ratna Sri Atal Bihari Vajpayee on the occasion of his 96th Birth Anniversary, which is also observed as ‘Good Governance Day’ all over the country.

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25 DEC
2020

Christmas celebrations at AP Raj Bhavan

Vijayawada, December 25: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participated in the Christmas celebrations held at Durbar Hall in Raj Bhavan in Vijayawada on Friday. In a message delivered on the occasion, Governor Sri Harichandan said Christmas marks the birth of Jesus Christ and is celebrated all over the world with joy and devotion.

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24 DEC
2020

Message of Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of Christmas on December 25, 2020 (Friday)

Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan in a message conveyed his heartiest greetings to members of the Christian fraternity and the people of Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of Christmas:

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18 DEC
2020

Hon'ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan launched 71st TB Seal Sale campaign at Raj Bhavan

Vijayawada, December 18: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan launched the 71st TB Seal Sale Campaign in a programme held at Durbar Hall in Raj Bhavan on Friday. Speaking on the occasion, Governor Sri Harichandan said TB continuous to be a killer disease and its spread has become a cause for concern even in the developed world.

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17 DEC
2020

Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan hails ISRO's successful launch of PSLV-C50

Vijayawada, December 17: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan hailed the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) for successful launch of the PSLV C-50 from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota and successfully placing the Indian communication satellite CMS-01 in geosynchronous transfer orbit on Thursday.

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10 DEC
2020

AP Governor congratulates Prime Minister on new Parliament building

Vijayawada, December 10: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi on the occasion of Foundation stone laid for the new Parliament building, Central Vista Project in New Delhi, on Thursday.

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08 DEC
2020

AP Governor speaks to CM on cases of mysterious illness in Eluru

Vijayawada, December 08: Andhra Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan spoke to CM Sri Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy over phone on Tuesday and enquired about the status of the incidence of mysterious illness in Eluru in West Godavari district in which number of persons were affected and admitted to hospitals.

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07 DEC
2020

AP Governor releases ex-gratia to kin of army man killed in Jammu & Kashmir encounter

Vijayawada, December 07: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan released an ex-gratia amount of Rs.2.00 lakhs to the wife of Sri Praveen Kumar Reddy, Havildar of Indian Army who was martyred in an encounter with the terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir recently, by sanctioning the amount from Governor’s discretionary grant funds.

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07 DEC
2020

Contribute liberally to Armed Forces Flag Day Fund- AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, December 07: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participated as Chief Guest at the Armed Forces Flag Day celebrations held at Durbar Hall in Raj Bhavan on Monday. Speaking on the occasion, Governor Sri Harichandan said the Indian Armed Forces hold a special place in the hearts of citizens and the Armed Forces Flag Day observed on 7th December every year was a special occasion to salute the Armed Forces personnel for their valour, devotion to duty and professionalism of the highest order against the external forces and the internal threats faced by the country.

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06 DEC
2020

AP Governor expresses concern over number of people falling ill in Eluru

Vijayawada, December 06: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has expressed concern over the incident in which number of people have fallen ill in Eluru city in West Godavari district on Saturday. Governor Sri Harichandan enquired with local administration on the condition of those admitted to the hospitals and directed the officials of medical and health department to take immediate measures and provide necessary medical care and treatment to the affected persons on expeditious basis.

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05 DEC
2020

Condolence Message

Vijayawada, December 05: Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan in a message conveyed his profound grief and sadness at the passing away of Shri Dineshwar Sharma, Administrator of Lakshadweep.

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02 DEC
2020

“Hygiene Matters” 7th Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Conclave organized by UNICEF and NIRDPR

Vijayawada, December 02: Addressing the participants at the 7th WASH (Water, Sanitation & Hygiene) Conclave organized by UNICEF and National Institute of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj (NIRDPR) through virtual mode from Raj Bhavan on Wednesday.

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25 NOV
2020

Indian Constitution is the best Constitution in the world – AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, November 25: On the eve of the ‘Constitution Day’ observed on November 26 every year, commemorating the adoption of the Indian Constitution by the Constituent Assembly on 26th November, 1949, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan conveyed his wishes to the people.

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25 NOV
2020

AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan inaugurated super specialty services at a private hospital in Tirupati through virtual mode

Vijayawada, November 25: Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan inaugurated the Super Specialty facilities and state-of-theequipment at Sri Balaji Medical College, Hospital and Research Institute in Tirupati on Wednesday from Raj Bhavan through video conference.

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23 NOV
2020

Cooperatives play crucial role in strengthening rural economy – Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, November 23: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswabhushan Harichandan, participated at the Convocation of Vaikunth Mehta National Institute for Cooperative Management (VAMNICOM), Pune, Maharashtra through video link from Raj Bhavan on Monday and said the Cooperative societies play a crucial role in strengthening rural economy and in ensuring socio-economic development of the country in inclusive and sustainable manner.

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23 NOV
2020

AP Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan condoles death of First Lady of Odisha

Vijayawada, November 23: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed profound grief and sadness at the sudden passing away of First Lady of Odisha, Smt. Susheela Devi, wife of Odisha Governor Prof. Ganeshi Lal on Sunday night while undergoing treatment in an hospital in Bhubaneswar.

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21 NOV
2020

Condolence Message

Vijayawada, November 21: Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan in a message conveyed his profound grief and sadness at the passing away of Sri Shaik Khaja Hussein, well known Telugu writer, senior journalist and Central Sahitya Academy award winner, popularly known by his pen name Sri Devipriya on Saturday.

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19 NOV
2020

Condolence Message

Vijayawada, November 19: Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan in a message conveyed his profound grief and sadness at the passing away of Smt. Nageswari, mother of Sri Perni Venkataramaiah, Minister for Information and Transport on Thursday.

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13 NOV
2020

Message of Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of Children’s Day on 14th November, 2020

“On the occasion of Children’s Day, celebrated every year on 14th November, commemorating the Birth Anniversary of our First Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, I extend my warm greetings to all the children in the State.

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13 NOV
2020

Message of Hon'ble Governor Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of Deepavali Festival (14.11.2020)

"On this joyous occasion of Deepavali, I extend my warm greetings to the people of Andhra Pradesh. May the Divine Light of Deepavali bring peace, prosperity, happiness to all.

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09 NOV
2020

AP Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan condoles death of Army Jawan

Vijayawada, November 09: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed his profound grief and sadness at the death of Army Jawan Sri Cheekala Praveen Kumar Reddy, hailing from Reddyvaripalle in Irala mandal of Chittoor district, who was martyred in Sunday's encounter in Machil sector of Jammu and Kashmir.

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07 NOV
2020

AP Governor hails ISRO scientists

Vijayawada, November 07: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan hailed the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists for successful launch of the PSLV C-49 launch vehicle from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR in Sriharikota and for placing ten satellites in the space orbit including the earth observation satellite of India.

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07 NOV
2020

AP Governor lauds services of Bharat Scouts & Guides during Covid-19 Lockdown

Vijayawada, November 07: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan lauded the services of Bharat Scouts and Guides extended to migrant workers and helping them to reach their destinations safely during the Covid-19 lockdown. Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, who is also the Chief Patron of AP Association of Bharat Scouts & Guides participated as Chief Guest at the programme organized to celebrate 70th Foundation Day of Bharat Scouts and Guides, held at Durbar Hall in Raj Bhavan on Saturday.

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31 OCT
2020

Andhra Pradesh has a bright future – Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, October 31: In an address to be telecast over electronic media on the occasion of Andhra Pradesh Formation Day on November 1, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said the state of Andhra Pradesh is blessed with abundant natural resources, fertile land, river basins, extensive canal system and conducive agro-climatic conditions. Governor Sri Harichandan said apart from possessing the second longest coast line in the country and one of the largest producers of marine products the State is also equipped with abundant human capital with huge potential, progressive attitude and high level of entrepreneurship aptitude.

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31 OCT
2020

AP Governor pays tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on birth anniversary

Vijayawada, October 31: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan paid rich tributes to the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Iron Man of India on his birth anniversary in a programme held at Durbar Hall in Raj Bhavan on Saturday. Governor Sri Harichandan offered floral tributes to the portrait of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and said that he was called the Iron Man of India as he had taken many historic decisions and implemented them with an iron hand.

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31 OCT
2020

Message of Hon’ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of Andhra Pradesh Formation Day (01-11-2020)

"On the occasion of Andhra Pradesh Formation Day, I convey my best wishes to the people of Andhra Pradesh.
Andhra Pradesh Government has initiated several development programmes and pro-poor welfare schemes. The people-first approach should be continued further and it should be ensured that the fruits of development reach everyone. People's happiness is the indicator for the success of any Government.

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30 OCT
2020

Hon’ble Governor expressed profound grief and sadness at the bus accident at Thantikonda in East Godavari district

Vijayawada, October 30: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed profound grief and sadness at the bus accident at Thantikonda in East Godavari district, in the early hours of Friday, in which seven persons lost their lives and several others of a marriage party were injured while they were returning from the temple.

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29 OCT
2020

Hon’ble Governor's Message on the eve of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (30-10-2020)

Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan conveyed his greetings to the Muslim brethren on the occasion of “Eid Milad-un-Nabi”, Birthday of Prophet Mohammad:

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28 OCT
2020

AP Governor condoles death of students

Vijayawada, October 28: Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed his deep sorrow and sadness at the death of six students in Velerupadu Mandal of West Godavari district, when they were swept away in a stream, while they ventured into the waters for a swim. The unfortunate incident occurred when several families of Bhudevipet Mandal in West Godavari district went to the place for a religious get together.

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24 OCT
2020

Message of Hon'ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of Vijaya Dasami festival on Oct. 25, 2020

“On the joyous occasion of Vijaya Dasami, I extend my warm and cordial greetings to the people of Andhra Pradesh. The Navaratri festival symbolises supremacy of Dharma i.e. triumph of good over the evil.

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22 OCT
2020

AP Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan condoles death of Sri Nayani Narasimha Reddy

Vijayawada, October 22: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed profound grief and sadness on the passing away of Sri Nayani Narasimha Reddy, former Home Minister of Telangana Government.

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16 OCT
2020

AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan holds video conference with Vice Chancellors on implementation of NEP 2020

Vijayawada, October 16: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan addressed the Vice Chancellors of 20 State Universities in a review meeting held through video conference from Raj Bhavan on Friday, and said Andhra Pradesh should be a role model in the country in implementation of National Education Policy 2020.

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15 OCT
2020

Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan pays tributes to Dr. Abdul Kalam on 89th Birth anniversary

Vijayawada, October 15: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan paid glowing tributes to Bharat Ratna Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, 11th President of India, on his 89th Birth anniversary on Thursday.

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14 OCT
2020

AP Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan condoles death Dr. Sobha Naidu

Vijayawada, October 14: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed his profound grief and sadness at the sudden passing away of Dr. Shobha Naidu, an eminent Kuchipudi dancer and an outstanding disciple of the renowned master Vempati Chinna Satyam.

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12 OCT
2020

AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan reviews ‘100 days campaign’ with officials

Vijayawada, October 12: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan held a review meeting with Chief Secretary Smt. Nilam Sawhney and officials of connected departments of the state government on implementation of ‘100 days campaign’ under Jal Jeevan Mission, to provide piped water to schools and anganwadi centres in the State, through a video link from Raj Bhavan on Monday.

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10 OCT
2020

AP Governor participates in 108th Birth Anniversary celebrations of Viswanath Pasayat

Vijayawada, October 10: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participated as Chief Guest at the 108th Birth Anniversary celebrations of late Sri Viswanath Pasayat, a legendary figure in the freedom movement and an eminent jurist held in Cuttack on Saturday, through video conference from Raj Bhavan at Vijayawada.

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08 OCT
2020

AP Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan condoles death of Union Minister Sri Ram Vilas Paswan

Vijayawada, October 08: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed his profound grief and sadness at the sudden passing away of Sri Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and President of Lok Janshakti Party, on Thursday, while undergoing treatment in an hospital in Delhi.

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04 OCT
2020

‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ - the solution to many problems faced by the world – AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, October 04: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, participating as Chief Guest at the Valedictory session of the 6th Parliament of World Peace, Religion and Philosophy organised by MIT World Peace University at Pune on Sunday through video conference, said the solution to many problems faced by the humanity lies within the age-old Indian tradition of ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam’ – the world is one family.

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03 OCT
2020

AP Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan condoles death of Dr. Gangi Reddy

Vijayawada, October 03: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed his profound grief and sadness at the sudden demise of Dr. E.C. Gangi Reddy, Father-in-law of Chief Minister Sri Y.S.Jagan Mohan Reddy, while undergoing treatment in Hyderabad.

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02 OCT
2020

Gandhiji’s spirit immortal and his teachings imperishable: Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, October 02: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan paid glowing tributes to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 151st Birth Anniversary at a programme held at Raj Bhavan on Friday. Governor Sri Harichandan paid floral tributes to the portraits of Mahatma Gandhi and Late Prime Minister of India Sri Lal Bahadur Shastri, whose Birth Anniversary is also celebrated on October 2.

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01 OCT
2020

Message of Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanthi on October 02, 2020

Vijayawada, October 01: In a message Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan paid glowing tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, the Father of the Nation on the occasion of his 151st Birth Anniversary. “Gandhiji’s supreme sacrifice for the nation, his immortal spirit and imperishable teachings will always guide us as a nation. His teachings have always been an inspiration to the world leaders.

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01 OCT
2020

Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan wishes President Sri Ram Nath Kovind on his birthday

Vijayawada, October 01: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan wished President of India Sri Ram Nath Kovind on his birthday on Thursday. In a letter addressed to the President, Governor Sri Harichandan said 'I with utmost pleasure and privilege convey my heartiest felicitations and warm greetings to you on your birthday along with the people of Andhra Pradesh.'

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27 SEP
2020

AP Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan condoles death of former Union Minister Sri Jaswanth Singh

Vijayawada, September 27: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed his profound grief and sadness at the passing away of Sri Jaswanth Singh, former Union Minister and founding member of BJP on Sunday.

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25 SEP
2020

AP Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan condoles death of iconic playback singer Sri SP Balasubrahmanyam

Vijayawada, September 25: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed profound grief and sadness at the demise of popular playback singer Sri S.P. Balasubrahmanyam on Friday, after undergoing prolonged treatment at a hospital in Chennai.

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23 SEP
2020

AP Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan condoles death of Minister of State for Railway Suresh Angadi

Vijayawada, September 23: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed his profound grief and sadness at the sudden demise of Sri Suresh Angadi, Minister of State for Railways, on Wednesday, while undergoing treatment for corona virus.

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17 SEP
2020

AP Governor wishes PM on his birthday

Vijayawada, September 17: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan wished Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi on his birthday on Thursday. In a letter addressed to the Prime Minister, Governor Sri Harichandan said 'I along with the people of Andhra Pradesh convey our heartiest felicitations and warm greetings to you on your birthday.'

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16 SEP
2020

AP Governor condoles death of Tirupati MP

Vijayawada, September 16: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed his profound grief and sorrow at the sudden demise of Sri Balli Durga Prasad Rao, Member of Parliament from Tirupati on Wednesday, while undergoing treatment at a hospital in Chennai.

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07 SEP
2020

NEP 2020 will boost higher education in the country – AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, September 07: Speaking during the Governors Conference on the ‘Role of the National Education Policy 2020 in transforming higher education’ through video conference from Raj Bhavan on Monday, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said the NEP 2020 is a progressive and future oriented initiative and offers equitable access to Higher Education by bridging the gap between current and desirable learning outcomes.

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04 SEP
2020

AP Governor to participate in Governors’ Conference on New Education Policy 2020

Vijayawada, September 04: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has been invited by President Sri Ram Nath Kovind to participate in the Governors’ Conference on the ‘Role of New Education Policy 2020 (NEP 2020) in transforming Higher Education’ to be held on September 7 through video conference.

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04 SEP
2020

Message of the Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of Teacher’s Day on 5th September

Vijayawada, September 04: Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan in a message conveyed his greetings to the teaching fraternity in the state on the occasion of Teacher’s Day on 5th September: I convey my best wishes to the teaching fraternity in Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of Teacher’s Day.

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31 AUG
2020

AP Governor pays tributes to former President Pranab Mukherjee

Vijayawada, August 31: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan paid rich tributes to former President Sri Pranab Mukherjee, who passed away on Monday. Governor Sri Harichandan recalled the services Sri Pranab Mukherjee as 13th President of the nation and said Sri Pranab Mukherjee rendered over five decades of exemplary service to the nation in Government as well as Parliament.

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31 AUG
2020

AP Governor greets Indian team for winning FIDE Online Chess Olympiad

Vijayawada, August 31: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan extended hearty congratulations to the Indian team for winning the first Online Fide Chess Olympiad co-championship jointly with Russia.

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28 AUG
2020

Message of Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of ‘Muharram’ on 29th August, 2020

“Muharram symbolizes the spirit of sacrifice which is placed above all the virtues of mankind. Muharram commemorates the martyrdom of Hazrat Imam Hussain, the grandson of the Holy Prophet, who sacrificed his life at the altar of true belief.

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21 AUG
2020

AP Governor expresses deep sorrow at the fire accident in Srisailam Power House

Vijayawada, August 21: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed deep sorrow and anguish at the major fire accident which occurred in the underground hydel power house at the Srisailam Project on Thursday night due to a short circuit in which six employees were killed and 15 were rescued.

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21 AUG
2020

Message of Hon'ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of Vinayaka Chavithi (22.08.2020)

“I convey my warm greetings to the people of Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of Vinayaka Chathurthi. This important Hindu festival is celebrated across the country with great devotion and gaiety and with participation of young people in large number.

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17 AUG
2020

AP Governor condoles death of legendary vocalist Pandit Jasraj

Vijayawada, August 17: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness at the unfortunate demise of legendary Indian classical vocalist Pandit Jasraj.

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14 AUG
2020

AT HOME’ not to be held at Raj Bhavan this year

Vijayawada, August 14: In view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic situation, Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has decided not to hold the AT HOME’ function at Raj Bhavan on the occasion of Independence Day, this year.

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14 AUG
2020

“Donate plasma and save lives” : AP Governor tells persons recovered from Covid-19

Message of Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of 74th Independence Day

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13 AUG
2020

Governor condoles death of Red Cross official

Vijayawada, August 13: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness at the demise of Sri GYN Babu, Treasurer of Indian Red Cross Society, AP State Branch, on Wednesday, while undergoing treatment for Covid-19 in a hospital in Hyderabad.

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10 AUG
2020

Andhra Pradesh Governor greets the people on the occasion of Sri Krishna Janmashtami (11-08-2020)

Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has extended his warm greetings and best wishes to the people of Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of Sri Krishna Janmashtami on August 11.

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09 AUG
2020

AP Governor expresses shock at the fire accident in Covid Care Centre

Vijayawada, August 09: Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed deep anguish and grief over the loss of lives due to the unfortunate fire accident which occured in the Swarna Palace hotel, Vijayawada which was being used as a Covid Care Centre attached to a private hospital in Vijayawada.

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08 AUG
2020

Message of Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of World Adivasi Day (August 9)

"On the occasion of World Adivasi Day, also known as the International Day of the Indigenous Peoples, I convey my greetings to the people of Adivasi communities in Andhra Pradesh. World Adivasi Day is celebrated on 9th August every year to raise awareness and protect theit rights.

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02 AUG
2020

Governor of Andhra Pradesh not to celebrate his birthday this year

Vijayawada, August 02: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, whose birthday falls on August 3, has decided not to celebrate his birthday this year due to prevailing situation of COVID-19 pandemic in the State.

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02 AUG
2020

Rakha Bandhan not to be celebrated at Raj Bhavan this year

Vijayawada, August 2: In the wake of unprecedented situation created by the COVID-19 pandemic, it is decided to not to hold Raksha Bandhan Celebrations at Raj Bhavan on August 3 this year.

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31 JLY
2020

Message of Hon’ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of BAKRID on August 01, 2020 (Saturday)

"On the solemn occasion of Bakrid (Id-ul-Zuha), I extend my cordial greetings and good wishes to all my Muslim brethren in Andhra Pradesh. Bakrid holds immense significance in the Islamic faith and is celebrated with great reverence.

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23 JLY
2020

Solution will be found soon for the Covid-19 crisis : AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, July 23: In a televised address to the people of Andhra Pradesh, on the occasion of completion of one year in office, Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said the human ingenuity and capability of innovation and adaptation will soon create a solution for the Covid-19 pandemic, the mankind is facing now.

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22 JLY
2020

AP Governor administers oath to Ministers

Vijayawada, July 22: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan administered oath of office to Sri Chelluboyina Srinivasa Venu Gopala Krishna, MLA, Ramachandrapuram, East Godavari district and Dr. Seediri Appalaraju, MLA, Palasa, Srikakulam district, as Members of the Council of Ministers at the swearing-in ceremony held at Durbar Hall, AP Raj Bhavan in Vijayawada on Wednesday.

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21 JLY
2020

Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan held review meeting with officials on Covid-19 through video conference

Vijayawada, July 21: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan held a review meeting on the status of Covid-19 situation in the State with Chief Secretary Smt. Nilam Sawhney, Spl. Chief Secretary, Health & Family Welfare Sri K.S. Jawahar Reddy and other officials through video conference from Raj Bhavan on Tuesday.

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21 JLY
2020

AP Governor expresses shock at the sudden demise of Sri Lalji Tandon

Vijayawada, July 21: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed deep shock and sorrow at the sudden demise of Madhya Pradesh Governor Sri Lalji Tandon on Tuesday.

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17 JLY
2020

Follow COVID-19 protocols in conduct of examinations – AP Governor

Vijayawada, July 17: Addressing the Vice Chancellors and other administrators of State Universities through video conference held on Friday at Raj Bhavan in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said COVID-19 protocols should be adhered to in conduct of examinations for final year students as per UGC guidelines.

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16 JLY
2020

AP Governor to hold Vice Chancellors' conference

Vijayawada, July 16: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, will be holding a conference of the Vice Chancellors of Universities in the State on Friday, to be held through video conference from Raj Bhavan in Vijayawada.

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01 JLY
2020

AP Governor expresses concern at the gas leakage incident in Vizag

Vijayawada, July 01: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed concern at the incident of benzimidazole gas leakage occurred in a factory situated in Jawaharlal Nehru Pharma City in Paravada in Visakhapatnam in the early hours of Tuesday.

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29 JUN
2020

Trainee IAS officers meet AP Governor

Vijayawada, June 29: Trainee IAS officers of 2018 batch allotted to AP cadre, who were undergoing training in AP Secretariat, met Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan at Raj Bhavan on Monday.

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26 JUN
2020

Establish junior and youth Red Cross units in schools and colleges – AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, June 26: Launching the mobile app for enrolment of volunteers brought out by AP Branch of Indian Red Cross Society, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, said there is a need to establish Junior Red Cross and Youth Red Cross units in schools and colleges to inculcate the spirit of voluntarism among the youth.

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20 JUN
2020

Message of the Hon’ble Governor on the occasion of International Day of Yoga 2020 on June 21

“Yoga is a 5,000-year-old tradition originated in our country that combines physical, mental and spiritual pursuits to achieve harmony of the body and mind.

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19 JUN
2020

AP Governor condoles death of BPR Vithal

Vijayawada, June 19: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed deep sorrow and sadness on the passing away of Sri B.P.R. Vithal retired senior IAS officer on Friday.

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17 JUN
2020

AP Governor pays homage to martyred army officer

Vijayawada, June 17: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan paid homage to Colonel B. Santosh Babu, Commanding Officer of the 16 Bihar Regiment and the several other soldiers who made their supreme sacrifice today at Galwan Valley, in Ladakh along the LAC.

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17 JUN
2020

AP Governor condoles death of pilgrims in road accident

Vijayawada, June 17: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed deep shock and anguish at the road accident occurred on Wednesday near Vedadri village of Jaggaiapet Mandal in Krishna district, in which 10 pilgrims were killed and several others were injured when the tractor in which they were traveling was hit by a lorry, on their return from a pilgrimage to a nearby temple.

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16 JUN
2020

AP Governor pays homage to Col. Santosh Babu

Vijayawada, June 16: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan paid homage to Colonel B. Santosh Babu, Commanding Officer of the 16 Bihar Regiment and the two soldiers who made their supreme sacrifice today at Galwan Valley, in Ladakh along the LAC.

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15 JUN
2020

Governor to address joint session of AP Legislature through video conference today

Vijayawada, June 15: As the Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan is going to address the joint session of the AP Legislature through video conference from Raj Bhavan on Tuesday, Sri Mukesh Kumar Meena, Secretary to Governor, reviewed the preparatory arrangements made at the Durbar Hall of Raj Bhavan, on Monday.

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13 JUN
2020

AP Governor appeals youth to donate blood and save lives

Vijayawada, June 13: On the occasion of World Blood Donor Day on June 14, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan appealed to the youth and students to come forward in large numbers to donate blood and save lives. The Governor said no life should be lost in the State for want of blood.

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08 JUN
2020

People should learn to live in harmony with nature – AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, June 08: Hon’ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participating as Chief Guest at the Valedictory session of World Environment Day 2020 celebrations, from Raj Bhavan on Monday, said Lock downs imposed by several countries across the world showed that nature can still flourish, if it is given a chance.

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03 JUN
2020

AP Governor lauds services of Red Cross Volunteers during Covid-19 pandemic

Vijayawada, June 03: Hon’ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan interacted with the District Collectors and Presidents of District Units of Indian Red Cross Society, AP Chapter, through the video conference held from Raj Bhavan on Wednesday and reviewed the activities of IRCS and the steps taken to contain the spread of corona virus pandemic in the state.

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24 MAY
2020

AP Governor greets Muslim Brethren on the occasion of EID-UL-FITR (RAMZAN) on 25-05-2020

Vijayawada, May 24: Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan in a communication conveyed his message on the occasion of Ramzan festival: "On the solemn occasion of the culmination of Holy month of RAMZAN as ID-UL-FITR, I convey my warm greetings and good wishes to all Muslim brethren. The teachings of Holy Quran have shaped the lives of the society over the ages since the advent of the Prophet.

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20 MAY
2020

AP Governor cautions people to observe safeguards as normalcy is being restored

Vijayawada, May 20: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan in a message broadcast over AIR Vijayawada on Wednesday urged the people to be cautious by maintaining physical distance, wearing face masks, frequent washing of hands etc. as efforts are being made to restore normalcy in the wake of coronavirus pandemic.

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14 MAY
2020

AP Governor expresses shock at the tractor accident in Prakasam district

Vijayawada, May 14: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed shock and dismay at the accident in which a tractor collided with an electric pole in Naguluppulapadu mandal near Machavaram in Prakasam district in which 9 persons were killed, including 7 women and several others were injured. The Governor was informed that the district administration is taking necessary steps to provide medical care by shifting the injured persons to hospital.

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07 MAY
2020

AP Governor greets Red Cross fraternity on World Red Cross Day

Vijayawada, May 07: Governor of Andhra Pradesh and President of the AP State Branch of Indian Red Cross Society, Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, greeted the Red Cross Members, Volunteers and fraternity on the eve of World Red Cross Day on May 8. World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is celebrated on this day, all over the world commemorating the birth anniversary of Jean Henry Dunant, founder of the International Committee of Red Cross (ICRC) and recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize.

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07 MAY
2020

AP Governor expresses shock at the gas leakage incident in Visakhapatnam district

Vijayawada, May 07: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed deep shock and concern at the incident of leakage of gas occurred in a factory situated in RR Venkatapuram village near Gopalapatnam in Visakhapatnam district in the early hours of Thursday.

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06 MAY
2020

UNICEF to partner with Indian Red Cross Society AP State Branch for COVID-19 response and recovery

Vijayawada, May 06: In a letter addressed to AP Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, Mr. Meital Rusdia, Chief of Field Office of UNICEF, representing AP, Karnataka and Telangana, sought the approval of the Governor and President of the AP State Branch of Indian Red Cross Society, to partner with IRCS AP State Branch, for COVID-19 response and recovery programme.

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23 APR
2020

AP Governor appeals to Muslim brethren to stay indoors and pray at home during Ramzan

Vijayawada, April 23: While extending greetings to Muslim brethren in the state on the occasion of beginning of the Holy Month of Ramzan, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan appealed to all the people of the community to stay indoors and offer prayers at home during the Holy Month of Ramzan.

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20 APR
2020

CONDOLENCE MESSAGE

Vijayawada, April 20: Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan in a message conveyed his grief and sadness over the sudden demise of Shri Anand Singh Bisht, father of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Shri Yogi Adityanath, while undergoing treatment at AIIMS New Delhi, on Monday.

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14 APR
2020

AP Governor pays tributes to Baba Saheb Ambedkar

Vijayawada, April 14: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan paid glowing tributes to Bharata Ratna Baba Saheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on his birth anniversary, in a simple programme held at Durbar Hall in Raj Bhavan, Vijayawada on Tuesday.

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13 APR
2020

Message of Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of Birth Anniversary of Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on 14th April, 2020

Vijayawada, April 13: “Bharat Ratna Baba Saheb Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was an eminent jurist, economist, politician, and social reformer, well known as the ‘Father of the Indian Constitution.’

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10 APR
2020

Andhra Pradesh Governor contributes Rs.30 lakhs to CMRF from discretionary funds

Vijayawada, April 10: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has decided to contribute Rs.30 Lakhs to the AP Chief Minister’s Relief Fund from the discretionary funds/grants available to meet expenditure of the Governor/Governor’s Secretariat, under the budget allocated during the Financial year 2020-21.

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09 APR
2020

Message of Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of Good Friday on 10th April, 2020

Vijayawada, April 09: "Good Friday is observed by Christian brethren all over the World in memory of crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

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07 APR
2020

AP Governor consents for 30 percent voluntary cut in salary for one year

Vijayawada, April 07: In a letter addressed to Sri Ram Nath Kovind, Hon’ble President of India on Tuesday, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has conveyed his decision of voluntary deduction of 30 percent from his salary every month from April this year, for a period of one year.

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05 APR
2020

Lighting of lamps is a reflection of unity of the people in the fight against corona virus: AP Governor

Vijayawada, April 05: Lighting of lamps is a reflection of the unity and determination of the people to rid the country of the dreaded corona virus, said Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, while participating in the event held at Raj Bhavan on Sunday in response to the call given by the PM Sri Narendra Modi.

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04 APR
2020

Facilitate farmers to sell agriculture produce in villages itself:  AP Governor tells govt officials

Vijayawada, April 4: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said farmers should not face any problems in selling their agricultural produce. Speaking to officials of the state govt in a meeting held at Raj Bhavan on Saturday, the Governor said that a farmer-friendly approach is needed in purchasing paddy and other agricultural produce during this hour of crisis.

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04 APR
2020

Participate in lighting of lamps on Sunday in show of unity : AP Governor appeals to people

Vijayawada, April 04: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan appealed to the people of the state to participate in the show of unity by switching off lights and lighting of lamps, diyas, torch lights at 9 pm on Sunday, 5th April, for nine minutes in response to the call given by Prime Minister Sri Narendra Modi.

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04 APR
2020

Message of Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of Babu Jagjivan Ram Jayanthi on 5th April, 2020

“Babu Jagjivan Ram is an illustrious freedom fighter and a visionary leader. The contribution of Babu Jagjivan Ram to the country’s politics and development will always be remembered. He was an able administrator and rendered impeccable service to the country.

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04 APR
2020

Avoid religious congregations, cooperate with medical staff: AP Governor appeals to religious leaders

Vijayawada, April 04: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan gave an appeal to the religious leaders in the state to completely stop all forms of religious congregations and to issue an advisory to all the people of their faith to follow physical distancing and other guidelines issued by the Central and State Governments and support the administration in curbing the spread of Coronavirus.

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03 APR
2020

State Govt implementing lock down effectively: AP Governor tells the President in video conference

Vijayawada, April 03: Hon. Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said Andhra Pradesh govt is taking necessary precautions to prevent spread of corona virus. Speaking during the Video conference held by the President Sri Ram Nath Kovind on Friday, the Governor said officials of front-line departments are acting in coordination.

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01 APR
2020

On the occasion of 'Sri Rama Navami' on 2nd April, 2020 Hon’ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan conveyed his wishes to the people of Andhra Pradesh

Vijayawada, April 01: "On this happy and auspicious occasion of Sri Rama Navami, I extend my warm greetings to the people of Andhra Pradesh. I pray that Maryada Purushottam Lord Sri Rama may be our guide to lead a life of Dharma, Love, Truth and Happiness.

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31 MAR
2020

Donate generously to PM CARES Fund and AP CM Relief Fund – AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, March 31: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan made an appeal to the people of the state to come forward and donate generously to the ‘PM CARES – Fund’ as well as the AP CM Relief Fund to strengthen the hands of the Central and State governments and to enable them to deal with the COVID-19 calamity, which is posing a threat to the entire humanity.

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30 MAR
2020

AP Governor appeals to follow guidelines and prevent spread of COVID-19. Donates one month’s salary to PM CARES fund and one lakh to CM's relief fund

Vijayawada,  March 30: In a message telecast over electronic media, Hon Governor Biswa Harichandan appealed to people to adhere to the guidelines issued by both the central and state governments strictly to prevent spread of corona virus. In response to the call given by Prime Minister, the Governor decided to contribute one month’s salary to the PM CARES-fund and donate Rs one lakh to CM's relief fund.

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28 MAR
2020

Make students part of corona awareness campaign: Governor tells Chairman of APSCHE

Vijayawada, March 28: Hon Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said students should play a key role in bringing awareness among people on community distancing to prevent the spread of corona virus. He said students can bring awareness among lakhs of people.

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27 MAR
2020

Create awareness on social distance – AP Governor tells Red Cross Society

Vijayawada, March 27: Hon’ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan held detailed review meeting with Dr. A. Sridhar Reddy, Chairman, Indian Red Cross Society, Andhra Pradesh State Branch on Friday in Raj Bhavan, and directed him to step up its activities to contain the spread of novel corona virus.

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27 MAR
2020

AP Governor participates in the video conference held by the President on COVID-19

Vijayawada, March 27: Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan participated in the video conference convened by Hon’ble President of India Sri Ram Nath Kovind on Friday. In the video conference that commenced at 9.50 AM on Friday participated by the Vice President of India, all Governors and Lt. Governors, the President Sri Ram Nath Kovind interacted with the Governors and Lt. Governors of selected states, which are affected most by the spread of novel corona virus COVID-19.

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27 MAR
2020

Condolence Message

Vijayawada, March 27: Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan expressed grief and sadness at the sudden demise of Rajyogini Dadi Janki Ji, Chief of Brahma Kumaris in Mount Abu, Rajasthan, in the early hours on Friday.

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24 MAR
2020

On the occasion of Sri Sarvari Nama ‘UGADI’ Festival on 25th March, 2020

Vijayawada, March 24: On the occasion of Sri Sarvari Nama ‘UGADI’ Festival on 25th March, 2020, Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan conveyed his wishes to the people of Andhra Pradesh in a communication.

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22 MAR
2020

AP Governor thanks people for following Janata Curfew

Vijayawada, March 22: The Governor thanked the people of Andhra Pradesh for observing Janata curfew on Sunday in pursuance to the call given by the Hon'ble PM Sri Narendra Modi, which was a grand success.

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21 MAR
2020

Make Janata Curfew successful: AP Governor

Vijayawada, March 21st: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan sought the attention of people of Andhra Pradesh to follow ‘Janata Curfew’ on Sunday, 22nd March, from 7 AM to 9 PM by adhering to the call given by PM Sri Narendra Modi ji and make it successful.

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21 MAR
2020

Take all steps to prevent spread of corona virus: Governor Harichandan tells Chief Secretary

Vijayawada, March 21: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan held review meeting on status of coronavirus with Chief Secretary Smt. Nilam Sawhney, Sri Jawahar Reddy, Spl. CS, Medical and Health dept at Raj Bhavan on Saturday.

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20 MAR
2020

Stay at home, follow health discipline to keep away Corona virus: AP Governor
Appeal by Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan to win the war against coronavirus

Vijayawada, March 20: Hon Governor of Andhra Pradesh Biswa Bhusan Harichandan appealed to people of the state to stay at home and follow all the precautionary measures as advised by the medical experts to avoid spread of novel coronavirus COVID-19.

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20 MAR
2020

Hon'ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan's appeal to people of Andhra Pradesh on Corona virus

Vijayawada, March 20: “I appeal to the people of Andhra Pradesh to observe all the precautionary measures as advised by the medical professionals to avoid spread of novel coronavirus COVID-19.

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10 MAR
2020

Governor registers as a voter in AP

Vijayawada, March 10: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan and Lady Governor Smt. Suprava Harichandan registered themselves as voters in the Vijayawada Central Constituency, in which the Raj Bhavan premises is located.

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09 MAR
2020

Message of Hon'ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan on the occasion of 'Holi' Festival (10.03.2020)

“I convey my greetings and good wishes to the people of Andhra Pradesh on the occasion of Holi festival. Holi is a colourful and vibrant festival which strengthens fraternity and togetherness amongst the people and signifies peace and prosperity in the society.

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08 MAR
2020

Special appeal by AP Governor to keep away from Holi celebrations

Vijayawada, March 08: Hon'ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has appealed to the people of Andhra Pradesh to keep away from Holi celebrations this year in view of the advise of experts to avoid mass gatherings, to prevent spread of COVID-19 virus in the state.

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08 MAR
2020

Message of the Hon'ble Governor on the occasion of International Women's Day - 8th March

Vijayawada March 07: "On the occasion of International Women's Day, I convey my best wishes to the women of Andhra Pradesh. Women in our country have always played a great role in the Nation building and in upholding national integrity, peace and harmony. Women have always been an inspiration to the society.

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07 MAR
2020

No Holi celebrations at AP Raj Bhavan this year

Vijayawada, March 07: Hon'ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has decided to keep away from Holi celebrations at Raj Bhavan on March 10th, keeping in view the advise of experts to avoid mass gatherings to avoid spread of Novel Corona virus.

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06 MAR
2020

State Election Commissioner meets Governor

Vijayawada, March 06: Sri N. Ramesh Kumar, AP State Election Commissioner met Hon'ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan at Raj Bhavan on Friday and briefed the Governor about the elections to be held for Local Bodies in Andhra Pradesh and the arrangements made for the conduct of the elections.

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05 MAR
2020

Condolence Message

Vijayawada, March 05: Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan in a message conveyed his grief and sadness over the sudden demise of Sri Pothuri Venkateswara Rao, a doyen of Telugu journalism and former Chairman of AP Press Academy.

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27 FEB
2020

Governor appeals students to protect interests of downtrodden

Vijayawada, Feb 27: Governor of Andhra Pradesh Biswa Bhusan Harichandan appealed to the students to protect the interests of downtrodden people of the society.

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20 FEB
2020

Hon’ble Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan's Message for Mahasivarathri (21.02.2020)

Vijayawada, February 20: "On the auspicious occasion of MAHASIVARATHRI, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan conveyed heartiest greetings to the people of Andhra Pradesh.

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14 FEB
2020

AP Governor awarded Doctor of Honoris Causa by Desh Bhagat University of Punjab

Vijayawada, February 14: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan has been awarded the Degree of Doctor of Honoris Causa by the Desh Baghat University of Mandi Gobindgarh in Punjab in the 6th Convocation of the University held on Friday

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11 FEB
2020

AP Governor’s visit to Odisha and New Delhi

Vijayawada, February 11: Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan will be visiting Odisha to participate in the 12th Foundation Day programme of the Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar on February 12.

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05 FEB
2020

New Vigilance Commissioner meets Governor

Vijayawada, February 05: The newly appointed Vigilance Commissioner Smt. Veena Ish, retired IAS officer of Andhra Pradesh cadre, met Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, on a courtesy visit at Raj Bhavan on Wednesday.

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30 JAN
2020

AP Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan’s visit to Odisha

Vijayawada, January 30: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan will be visiting Odisha from February 1 to 3. During this period the Andhra Pradesh Governor will be participating in several programmes organized in Odisha and Kolkata.

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30 JAN
2020

Glowing tributes paid to Mahatma Gandhi on Martyrs Day

Vijayawada, January 30: Speaking on the occasion of Martyrs’ Day commemorating Mahatma Gandhi’s 72nd death anniversary, in a programme organized at Loyola College Auditorium in Vijayawada on Thursday, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said Mahatma Gandhi was a great freedom fighter who taught the lesson of non-violence and worked on building the unity of the nation.

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27 JAN
2020

Book reading from early age makes children smart – AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, January 27: Addressing the gathering on the occasion of release of the Book “Bala Sahithi Soochi”, a children’s bibliography in Telugu from 1963 to 2019, brought out by the Andhra Pradesh Library Association, at Durbar Hall, Raj Bhavan in Vijayawada, on Monday, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said all good habits should begin from an early age and reading is one of them.

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26 JAN
2020

AP Governor hosts ‘AT HOME’ function at Raj Bhavan

Vijayawada, January 26: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan hosted the traditional ‘AT HOME’ function at AP Raj Bhavan in Vijayawada on the occasion of 71st Republic Day on Sunday.

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25 JAN
2020

Vote is a valuable right – AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, January 25: Participating as Chief Guest at the National Voters' Day Celebrations held at Thummalapalli Kalakshetram in Vijayawada on Saturday, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said vote is a valuable right available to citizens of the country and every voter should exercise their right and if they do not go out and vote on Election Day, they would lose the valuable right given to them by the Constitution.

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23 JAN
2020

AP Governor pays homage to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

Vijayawada, January 23: On the occasion of 123rd Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan paid floral tributes to the portrait of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, in a solemn programme held at Durbar Hall in Raj Bhavan at Vijayawada on Thursday.

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17 JAN
2020

AP Governor greets ISRO scientists

Vijayawada, January 17: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated Sri K. Sivan, Chairman and the team of Scientists at the Indian Space Research Organisation for the successful launch and placing in the Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit of ‘GSAT 30’ India’s Communications satellite

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15 JAN
2020

Hon'ble Governor's Message on the occasion of SANKRANTI

Vijayawada, January 15: “On the joyous occasion of “SANKRANTI” I convey my heartiest greetings to the people of Andhra Pradesh.

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08 JAN
2020

Hon’ble AP Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan’s tour programme in Odisha

Vijayawada, January 08: Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan will be visiting Odisha from 9th to 12th January and he will be participating in several programmes in Odisha during his stay.

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08 JAN
2020

Country is proud of Koneru Humpy
- AP Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, January 08: Speaking at the programme organized at Raj Bhavan to felicitat Koneru Humpy on her stunning achievement by winning the Women’s World Rapid Chess Champion 2019

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06 JAN
2020

Practice Yoga regularly to maintain good health
- Governor Harichandan

Vijayawada, January 06: Participating as Chief Guest at the inauguration of ‘All India Inter-University Yoga Championship’ 2019-20 held at Rajiv Gandhi University of Knowledge Technologies, Nuzvidu, on Monday, Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said he is a regular practitioner of yoga from his school days and even till today.

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01 JAN
2020

Environment protection is responsibility of everyone
– AP Governor Harichandan

Vijayawada, January 01: Speaking on the occasion of a cultural programme ‘An Evening with Governor’ by members of Junior Red Cross, held on Wednesday at Raj Bhavan on the occasion of New Year, Governor of Andhra Pradesh and President of Indian Red Cross Society, AP Chapter, Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said it is the responsibility of everyone to protect the environment by planting as many trees as possible.

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24 DEC
2019

Love is the only path to peace, freedom and happiness
– AP Governor Harichandan

Vijayawada, December 23: Speaking at the Carols singing programme organized at Raj Bhavan lawns on the eve of Christmas, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said Jesus Christ gave mankind, the message of peace, harmony and universal brotherhood and this is what all of us need to practice in our lives.

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24 DEC
2019

AP Governor launches Raj Bhavan website

Vijayawada, December 23: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan launched the newly developed website for AP Raj Bhavan at Raj Bhavan on Monday.

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06 DEC
2019

Gift of blood is gift of life – AP Governor Harichandan

Vijayawada, December 06: Speaking at the programme organized at Durbar Hall in Raj Bhavan at Vijayawada Friday, on the occasion of 13th Annual Blood donation drive organized by HDFC Bank, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said gift of blood is gift of life and appreciated the bank officials for organizing such programmes as part of the corporate social responsibility.

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06 DEC
2019

Contribute liberally to Flag Day Fund – AP Governor Harichandan

Vijayawada, December 06: Speaking at the programme organized at Durbar Hall in Raj Bhavan at Vijayawada, on the eve of Armed Forces Flag Day, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said the Indian Armed Forces hold a special place in the hearts of all Indians and the Armed Forces Flag Day observed on 7th December every year is a special occasion to salute the valor, devotion to duty and professionalism of the highest order of the defence personnel.

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05 DEC
2019

AP Governor Sri Harichandan’s visit to Odisha

Vijayawada, December 05: Hon’ble Governor of Andhra Pradesh Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan is visiting Odisha from 7th to 9th December to participate in various programmes organized in Odisha. Sri Harichandan will address a meeting at Viswa Santi Sarovar near Phulnakhara, Cuttak, followed by tree plantation.

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27 NOV
2019

Governor congratulates ISRO scientists

Vijayawada, November 27: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan congratulated Sri K. Sivan, Chairman and the team of Scientists at ISRO for the successful launch of 74th launch mission PSLV-C47, and successfully placing the Cartosat-3 Remote Sensing satellite and 13 commercial nanosatellites from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota on Wednesday. The Governor said with this launch mission, ISRO has achieved another milestone and entire country is proud of their achievement.

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26 NOV
2019

Poorest of the poor should get equal protection of their rights – AP Governor Harichandan

Vijayawada, November 26: Speaking at the function organized to celebrate the ‘Constitution Day’ also known as ‘Samvidhan Diwas’ at Raj Bhavan premises on Tuesday, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said the poorest of the poor are not able to get protection of the law as they are not able to come before the court and said it is the duty of the executive, judiciary and social service organizations to stand by them and bring them before the court and ensure that they get equal protedtion of the law.

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17 NOV
2019

Adopt natural farming for a healthy life - Governor Harichandan tells farmers

Vijayawada, November 17: Speaking at the meeting organized by the Krishna district administration at Rangannagudem village, Bapulapadu mandal, Krishna district, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said farmers should adopt natural farming in a big way to get rid of poisonous effects of fertilizers and chemicals, so that people can lead a healthy life.

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14 NOV
2019

Children future builders of the Nation – Governor Harichandan

Vijayawada, November 14: Speaking at the programme organized at Durbar Hall, Raj Bhavan, on the occasion of Children’s Day celebrations on Thursday, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan, said children are the future builders of the nation and the country’s future depends on them.

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11 NOV
2019

Farmers are backbone of the country – Governor Harichandan

Vijayawada, November 11: Speaking at the programme organized to release the book on ‘Crop Holiday’ authored by Dr. Yalamanchili Sivaji, former Rajya Sabha Member, at a private function hall in Vijayawada on Monday, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said farmers are the backbone of the country and that every possible support should be extended to the farming community to overcome their distress.

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08 NOV
2019

Expedite AP Projects – Governor Harichandan tells Union Minister Dharmandra Pradhan

Vijayawada, November 08: Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan sought the intervention of Sri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister for Petroleum & Chemicals and Steel, to expedite AP projects pertaining to his Ministry on a priority basis, while the later met him at the Raj Bhavan on Friday on a courtesy call. Governor Sri Harichandan and the Union Minister Sri Dharmendra Pradhan, discussed on various issues over lunch at the Raj bhavan.

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06 NOV
2019

Quality in Higher Education a big challenge – Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, November 06: Speaking at the 55th Foundation Day Celebrations of Kakaraparti Bhavanarayana College, popularly known as KBN College in Vijayawada on Wednesday, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said ensuring quality in higher education is a big challenge in the country today. The Governor said making skill development as part of the curriculum, industry-linkage, Internship programmes etc. will help overcome the challenge.

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05 NOV
2019

Climate change should be checked with tree plantation – Governor Biswa Bhusan Harichandan

Vijayawada, November 05: Speaking on the occasion of tree plantation in Raj Bhavan premises on Tuesday, coinciding with the auspicious month of Karthika, Andhra Pradesh Governor Sri Biswa Bhusan Harichandan said tree plantation should be taken up in a big way to keep a check on ill-effects of fast changing environment and the climate change.

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